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Article I: Recognition and Bargaining Unit

1.1 Recognition and Bargaining Unit, Full-Time

The Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 509, counties of Kane, Cook, DuPage, McHenry, and DeKalb, and the State of Illinois, hereinafter referred to as the Board, recognizes the Elgin Community College Faculty Association (ECCFA), Illinois Federation of Teachers, AFT/AFL-CIO, IFT Local 3791, hereinafter referred to as the Association, as the exclusive bargaining representative for all full-time faculty as defined in Paragraphs 103B-1 through paragraphs 103B-6 of the Illinois Public Community College Act, including faculty, counselors and librarians, but excluding instructors employed by the College who are assigned full-time to the state correctional facilities, laboratory assistants, laboratory coordinators, and any management or supervisory employees.

1.2 Recognition and Bargaining Unit, Adjunct Faculty II

The Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 509, counties of Kane, Cook, DuPage, McHenry, and DeKalb, and the State of Illinois, hereinafter referred to as the Board, recognizes the unit adjunct faculty II that teach at least the minimum number of credit or contact hours, excluding independent study assignments and summer, in one of the following ways:

  1. teach at least twelve (12) credit or contact hours for three (3) out of four (4) consecutive years beginning with their first semester of adjunct employment; or

  2. teach at least six (6) credit or contact hours per semester for six (6) of eight (8) consecutive semesters.

Once eligible, recognition as a Unit Adjunct Faculty II begins the Spring or Fall semester following completion of the requirement.

Furthermore, the Board recognizes as unit adjunct II counseling and library faculty those who work at least 596 hours per 12-month period for three (3) out of four (4) consecutive years beginning August 1994. Employment prior to the Fall 1989 semester shall not be used in determining entry into the unit.

1.3 Recognition and Bargaining Unit, Adjunct Faculty I

The Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 509, Counties of Kane, Cook, DuPage, McHenry, and DeKalb, and the State of Illinois, hereinafter referred to as the Board, recognizes the unit adjunct faculty I that teach at least three (3) credit hours, excluding independent study, and summer assignments in the following way:

  1. Taught two consecutive semesters, no earlier than Spring 2004.

  2. Employed to teach a class or classes in the third consecutive semester. In the event that an individual does not teach the third consecutive semester, eligibility would be pending until the fourth consecutive semester. If an individual does not teach in the fourth consecutive semester, he/she will not be eligible for UAFI status and must requalify.

Furthermore, the Board recognizes as unit adjunct I counseling and library faculty those who work at least 298 hours for one 12-month period, no earlier than August of 2007, and are rehired at the end of that year.

 

 

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