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Faculty & Staff remote on Fridays

September 18, 2020

Please remember that faculty and staff are to be remote on Fridays while teaching/working.  This is to allow the maintenance team to “deep clean” the buildings.  We advise all members to stay at home during that time for safety precautions.

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Letter to the superintendent from ACEA regarding COVID-19

August 25, 2020

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employer Paid Leave Requirements

August 8, 2020

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.[1] The Department of Labor’s (Department) Wage and Hour Division (WHD) administers and enforces the new law’s paid leave requirements. These provisions will apply from the effective […]

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Legislative Update – July 14, 2020

July 14, 2020

On July 1, two days after the legislature passed Chapter 78 relief, the governor signed it.  While the binding arbitration bill has passed both houses of the legislature, we are still waiting for the subcontracting bill to be reconciled between the houses and expect that to happen soon.  (One house includes four-year colleges, while the […]

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Negotiation Update May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020

  The ACEA negotiations committee met today to discuss the status of contract negotiations.  Over the past month, the ACEA has been in contact with the Board discussing a number of possible scenarios regarding a settlement.  We have not reached an agreement with the Board at this time.  If an agreement is not reached in […]

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Members Benefit

UPDATE: COVID-19 The Union First program will be offering telehealth services, therapy sessions for members via telecommunications and wireless technology. Some of you may have a hard time grappling with being isolated at home. If this is the case and you are resorting to abusing substances and alcohol to get by, please contact Union First, as they are […]

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