New faculty contract ratified by SOCCCD trustees

A new employee contract hasĀ been ratified by the faculty association of the South Orange County Community College District.

The new contract was sent to the Board of Trustees Oct. 27 for approval. The contract goes into effect this year and expires Jul. 1, 2018.

The contract was ratified Oct. 22 by 434 faculty members. 412 (95.6%) voted yes, 19 (4.4%) voted no, and 3 were null votes.

Notable new additions to the agreement will begin to help raise payments to part-time teachers.

The agreement can be read in full here.

Additionally, Association bylaws were also overwhelmingly approved, and with all nominated representatives elected.