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Field Representative: Craig Flanery
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Cal Poly SLO Website

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
CFA SLO-Bldg 38, Room 141
1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-2717 Phone

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Lisa Kawamura

Communication Studies

Sandi Clement

Biological Sciences

Sarah Bridger


HH Palandoken

Organic Chemistry
Useful Resources

Useful Resources

General Resources:

Current Contract (2022-2024) and Cal Poly Employee Salary Memo (July 29, 2022)

Chapter By-Laws (2014)

Faculty Rights Resources

Retirement Resources from the CFA Retired Faculty Committee

Chapter meeting agendas and minutes are also available to members upon request.

Covid-19 Links:

Cal Poly Covid-19 Dashboard

Cal Poly Covid-19 Updates & FAQs

Semester Conversion Resources:

Schedule for Curriculum & Program Proposal Review (Academic Senate)

Resources for Lecturers:

Lecturers’ Handbook (2019-2020)

Council of Lecturers



The grievance is one of the most important tools available to workers in a collective bargaining agreement environment, but it is also one that should be used as a last resort. Our experience is that, once a grievance has been filed, all other avenues for resolving an issue for a faculty member in a timely and meaningful way have been closed. 

Grievances, because of the rigid nature of the process, can take 1-2 years to be decided and there is no guarantee that the outcome will be resolved to the satisfaction of the faculty member. This is why we want to address any issue as soon as possible, which means the faculty member must contact the union as soon as possible. Contact the faculty rights chair (or any other Eboard member) as soon as you think that there is a problem, so we can see if it can be resolved before a grievance needs to be filed. 

If you have any question or issue that you feel might be ultimately grievable, email (from a non-Cal Poly email address) the faculty rights chair, Neal MacDougall, at

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