Do I have to join the union?

No, you are not required to join the union to teach at College of the Canyons. Because you are covered by the collective bargaining agreement, union agency fees are deducted from your paycheck, but union membership is voluntary. Non-members are … Continue reading

What does the union do for me?

AFT Local 6262 negotiates the terms and conditions of your employment with COC, including salary, salary schedule, paid absence, evaluation policies, class assignment policies, professional development compensation, committee participation, parking, office hours. . . .virtually everything that comes under the … Continue reading