The Script

Twenty-one faculty positions to be eliminated, health insurance under threat

Faculty gather in protest of withheld cost-of-living adjustments at a Foothill-De Anza District meeting in June.

Carina Thanh-Ngoc DeLorenzo and Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky

November 12, 2018

A number of part-time faculty positions are slated to be eliminated at the end of this year. Insurance and other benefits hang in the balance.

The Story of Work-to-Contract

Bruce Swenson, president of the Board of Trustees, addresses the room.

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

June 20, 2018

“Fellow faculty, At the negotiations session this afternoon, FA and the District reached a tentative agreement for compensation for 2017-18 and 2018-19.  While all the details are not yet finalized, we are happy to announce that the work to contract is over.” The previous email was sent o...

District Withholds Faculty Raise, Prompting Union Action

District Withholds Faculty Raise, Prompting Union Action

Ben Klein, Managing Editor

May 18, 2018

Updated on 5/18/2018 at 9:22 p.m. The Faculty Association will begin work-to-contract on Monday, May 21 in response to the Foothill-De Anza Community College District’s continued refusal to pass on a salary increase for faculty to adjust for rising costs of living. The refusal came amidst ongoing budget cuts for the FHDA District....

Dominic Caserta Resigns Hours Before Santa Clara City Council Censure, More Victims Come Forward

Santa Clara City Council members begin Tuesday's meeting without Dominic Caserta.

Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky and Devaki Dikshit

May 17, 2018

Dominic Caserta was censured by Santa Clara City Council on Tuesday as more victims came forward.

VTA and Eco Pass at Foothill College

VTA and Eco Pass at Foothill College

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2017

Students fight for reduced rate public transit for the Foothill De-Anza College District.

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