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Faculty Travel to Olympia to Further the Cause

On June 2, 2015, a group of faculty travelled to Olympia to meet with lawmakers, discuss policy, and testify in favor of a budget that would allow for a COLA raise and possible local dollar allowances.

This was a successful venture, one in a long process of transformation and change.  On June 2, 2015, a group of faculty travelled to Olympia to meet with lawmakers, discuss policy, and testify in favor of a budget that would allow for a COLA raise and possible local dollar allowances.

This was a successful venture, one in a long process of transformation and change.  

North Seattle College Faculty Senate Resolution in Support of Green River United Faculty Coalition

The North Seattle College Faculty Senate recently issued a Resolution in Support of the Green River United Faculty Coalition during their contract negotiations. By resolution, North Seattle faculty are adding their voice in solidarity and demanding a prompt and equitable resolution of negotiations, and they will be watching with interest as the process at Green River College unfolds. [see complete resolution here]

It's Time to Fund, Support Faculty Salaries

Feb. 19, 2015 | Auburn Reporter | Guest Opinion, Mark Millbauer, President of United Faculty of Green River 

There’s another way.

Our state’s two-year colleges (CTCs) are valuable to our community. They serve as engines bolstering the economy by providing the road to success for thousands of our citizens and others.

But as Green River College President Eileen Ely and Trustee Pete Lewis pointed out last week (“Show your support for higher ed”, guest opinion, Reporter), our colleges are underfunded, and the situation is getting worse. [read more]

Finally—it’s President-elect Biden

Patience—counseled by former Vice President Joe Biden all election week as Americans waited for votes to be counted—finally paid off Nov. 7, four days after Election Day, when Biden won in Pennsylvania and gained enough Electoral College votes to acquire a new title: president-elect. AFT President Randi Weingarten says the union’s leaders and members “can’t wait to get started” on the work ahead “with an administration that will embrace and fight for the values we hold dear.”

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Finally—it’s President-elect Biden

Patience—counseled by former Vice President Joe Biden all election week as Americans waited for votes to be counted—finally paid off Nov. 7, four days after Election Day, when Biden won in Pennsylvania and gained enough Electoral College votes to acquire a new title: president-elect. AFT President Randi Weingarten says the union’s leaders and members “can’t wait to get started” on the work ahead “with an administration that will embrace and fight for the values we hold dear.”

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