How to Submit Leave

Adjuncts will need to talk with their divisional staff for guidance as processes vary by division.  Most divisions are still using some form of paper form for adjuncts to ensure leave is recorded and processed correctly. Full-time faculty must correctly request leave through the ctcLink system.  However, the ctcLink system has proven to be….less than…

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L&I Coverage for COVID

HI Folks, Did you get COVID recently? We are considered frontline workers if we are in the classroom.   Given the current rules from the Feds this means that you are eligible for L&I coverage to help minimize the amount of sick leave you would have to use to cover the time while you are recovering…

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Approving Contracts and Noting FTEF for Governance Requirements

Hi Folks, The days of getting a paper Personnel Action Form (PAF) are officially in the rearview mirror. This is good in a lot of ways, but it does require that you can navigate ctcLink.   Contracts are now on ctcLink and you need to be able to access them for obvious reasons like accepting the…

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Special exemptions deadline for Public Service Loan Forgiveness is 10/31/22

Do you qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness?  Are you unsure? If you think you might, then please avail yourself of this resource from the NEA.   It is well written and a very useful guide for trying to understand the eligibility requirements for PSLF.    This is especially important to figure out now, because they…

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How Do I Read My Paycheck Stub??

Feeling overwhelmed by the new paycheck stubs in ctcLink?  Please see the link below for a helpful “tour” of the new paystubs. How to read your paycheck from Bellevue College

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Sick Leave Buy-Out

Please find attached a brief “explainer” of the sick-leave buyout option.   It is somewhat complex, and we don’t advise anyone to a particular course of action, but this will help you understand what your choices are. Sick-Leave-Buyout-FAQ

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