Negotiator recommends 8 percent increase for college faculty

January 2, 2019

Faculty for the two schools in the Yosemite Community College District should be given an overall salary increase of 8 percent, according to the state mediator working to end an impasse between the union and administration.

The report released today also recommended the salary schedule be reduced from 30 steps to 25, which would give faculty at least a 2 percent ongoing increase. If the recommendations are accepted, faculty would receive retroactive increases of 2 percent to July 1, 2017, 2 percent to July 1, 2018 and a 4 percent increase beginning Tuesday.

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