AAFMCC BARGAINING UPDATE
When did our contract expire?
August 14, 2018
Why didn’t AAFMCC ratify a new contract before the old one expired?
AAFMCC intended on having a new contract in place before the old one expired. We began planning and preparing for bargaining well in advance:
However, some circumstances were out of our control:
So, why are we working without a contract?
In short, It’s NOT because AAFMCC wasn’t proactive or prepared. It’s because, for over five months, The College delayed and stalled our efforts to commence negotiations.
In By the Numbers 2018, Macomb reported employing 1,817 total staff members. 697 of those employees—38%—were adjuncts. The College showed no sense of urgency for the labor agreement that affects its largest employee group and neglected to prioritize the working conditions of 76% of its teaching staff.