The Advocate

Negotiations yield United Faculty salary increases, medical benefits

By Anthony Kinney, Associate Editor

October 11, 2017

A tentative agreement addressing faculty grievances was reached between the Contra Costa Community College District and the United Faculty union during negotiations held on Sept. 8 and 15. Salary increases, Medicare coordinated...

ASU uses student fees to pay full-time employee’s salary

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

April 25, 2017

The Associated Student Union Board voted to use funds from the $5 Student Activity Fee (SAF) to pay 25 percent of Student Life Coordinator Joel Nickelson-Shanks’ full-time salary for the 2017-18 fiscal year. At its meeting o...

‘Last resort’ picks pockets

By Editorial Board, The Advocate

April 25, 2017

The Associated Student Union Board renewed its agreement to use student fees to pay for part of a full-time employee’s salary because the college administration couldn’t find funds elsewhere to pay it. At the weekly public...

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