Benefits Reminder: November 13 Deadline Please note that we are nearing the end of the open enrollment benefit period, so if you have not already done so be sure to complete your enrollment by Monday, November 13! (See various emails from MCC Benefits Coordinator Carolyn Sneary). Appointment of New Trustee Following the retirement of Trustee Jeanne Shannon, MiraCosta’s Board of Trustees selected Anna Pedroza to replace Jeanne as the district’s Area 1 representative. As Truste
Alphabet Soup: Making Sense of the FA, CCCI, and FACCC
For faculty looking to know more about the organizations fighting to maintain or improve upon your working conditions, there are three that are particularly important for MiraCosta faculty to know: the Faculty Assembly, California Community College Independents, and Faculty Association of California Community Colleges. All three are involved with protecting faculty salaries, benefits, and rights, and all three play some role in defending faculty who are facing disciplinary ac
Dear Scotty, Please Explain the New Travel Per Diem Rules!
Dear Scotty, I had put in paperwork to go to a conference in November, and it seems that the travel requests have gone through a number of iterations. In July, my dean informed me that the amount had moved from $40 per day to $50 per day with no receipts, but it was only 75% of that amount on first and last days of travel and I may have to remove some meals from this amount. Then my dean let me know that it had changed again to be no fixed dollar amount. I’m so confused. What