The October 2013 issue of the AFT Community College Perspective includes an article highlighting the results of recent negotiations by the Part-Time Faculty Association. The biggest accomplishment was placing the state parity funds on the salary schedule. Other highlights include: increased pay for office hours by 30% added five new columns to the non-credit salary […]

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The Parity Disparity When a student enters an Allan Hancock College classroom, he or she does not know if the instructor is full or part-time. Nor should that be a concern to them. When a student walks into a classroom at our college, they have every right to expect the same quality of education regardless […]

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Parity put simply means equal pay for equal work, but it’s more complex than that in today’s economic environment. Read Mark Miller’s article where he compares what Einstein’s life would be like as a full-timer vs. a part-timer. [button link=”http://www.pfaofahc.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/A-Parity-Parable-with-Graphic.pdf”] Read A Parity Parable Article[/button]

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Parity for part-timers depends on a college’s Administration and Board of Trustee acknowledging that the gap widens when they give full-time faculty and part-time faculty the same percentage raise. Read Dorran Nadeau’s article for a discussion on compounding, and how it affects the parity gap. [button link=”http://www.pfaofahc.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Parity-Disparity-with-Graphic.pdf”] Read Parity Disparity Article[/button]  

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