RECIPROCITY: IF YOU'RE VESTED IN STRS, YOU'RE VESTED IN PERS
by Janet McCulloch, Regular Faculty Member in the English Department
You could be receiving more retirement benefits than you realize! Many faculty have worked in a variety of retirement systems including the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) and the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), and yet many do not realize that retirement systems in California have reciprocal agreements regarding vesting and the calculation of final compensation. For many faculty who have worked in the CSU system or a K-12 district that participated in CalPERS, this is very good news. Read more »
FUNDAMENTALS OF AFA/DISTRICT NEGOTIATIONS
AFA is committed to protecting and expanding the rights of SRJC faculty members in the areas of salary, working conditions and benefits. These faculty rights are codified in the AFA Contract. The primary task of the AFA Negotiating Team is to work with the District Negotiating team to maintain and amend the Contract in the mutual best interests of both the faculty and the District. Read more »
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