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ACE Update 02.04.19: Fact vs. Fiction; ...

ACE Update 02.04.19:  Fact vs. Fiction; Reorganization and Administrative Reassignment; Budget Update

President’s Message Fact vs. Fiction When change hits, the first instinct for many is to run to colleagues or their supervisor for more information. Unfortunately, what we find there isn’t always accurate, and it’s all too easy to accidentally spread false narratives. With the current state surrounding budget reductions, it’s time to separate fact from […]

ACE Update 1.07.19: Layoffs; Interest Pa...

ACE Update 1.07.19: Layoffs; Interest Payment Related to 5% Salary Adjustment; ACE Executive Board Authorizes Legal Action; Negotiations

President’s Message Happy New Year. At first glance, 2019 appears to be another challenging year but look a little closer and there are reasons to be encouraged. Potentially good news surrounding layoffs and temporary relief brought by the new state funding formula could minimize the actual reductions the District has to make. Challenges surrounding reorganization […]

ACE Update 11.14.18: Participatory Gover...

ACE Update 11.14.18: Participatory Governance in Budget Reductions; New ACE Officers & Negotiators; Upcoming Workshops; Chief Steward Central Services

Participatory Governance In Budget Reductions? By now the colleges’ and central services have submitted their reduction proposals to district senior management. The application deadline for the Supplemental Retirement Plan (SRP) has also passed.  Hours and hours of input from participatory governance groups have gone into these decisions with careful thought regarding the impact on students, […]