Headline

February 2009

Issues of the CFA Headlines weekly newsletter from February 2009

CFA Headlines February 3, 2009 (pdf)

  1. 1. THE STATE BUDGET AND THE CSU

    1. State faces dire consequences as budget deadline passes
    2. Student interns in LA Times, NPR on budget
    3. Back-to-school fax days/ e-marches continue this week
    4. 11 newspapers run editorials blasting lawmakers
  2. THE NEW DEAL FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

    1. Faculty comment on Obama/Biden “Task Force on the Middle Class”
    2. CFA sends letter to Leg. leaders on federal stimulus money
  3. OTHER NEWS

    1. CFA, labor advocates act to protect state worker benefits

CFA Headlines February 5, 2009 (pdf)

Special Edition
Chancellor’s Bargaining Team Rejects Arbitration Option; Wants to Retain Option to Impose Contract on Faculty

CFA Headlines February 10, 2009 (pdf)

  1. BARGAINING

    1. CFA, CSU to enter impasse procedure
  2. THE STATE BUDGET AND THE CSU

    1. Send a fax to protect CSU funding
    2. Budget boondoggle approaches 100th day
    3. Successful back-to-school fax days continue this week
  3. CFA BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

    1. Leadership plots course for Spring term
    2. CFA unveils 2009 legislative agenda
  4. THE NEW DEAL FOR HIGHER ED

    1. Higher Ed and the Federal economic stimulus plan
    2. Send in economic hardship stories to White House

CFA Headlines February 18, 2009 (pdf)

  1. THE STATE BUDGET and the csu

    1. Budget deal stalls as Republican Senators dismiss their leader
    2. Spending cap hurts the CSU, California
    3. Tell lawmakers to stop the spending cap, no budget cuts!
    4. Successful back-to-school fax days draw large crowds, media
    5. 20,000 state workers issued layoff notices, union strikes deal on furloughs
  2. EXECUTIVE WATCH

    1. CSU management continues to grow as number of faculty shrinks
  3. THE NEW DEAL FOR HIGHER ED

    1. CFA Prez sends letter to CA Congressional delegation on stimulus funds
    2. Send in economic hardship stories to White House
  4. OTHER NEWS

    1. AAUP General Secretary to visit CSU campuses

CFA Headlines February 19, 2009 (pdf)

Special Edition
Lawmakers Reach Deal On Budget

CFA Headlines February 24, 2009 (pdf)

  1. THE STATE BUDGET AND THE CSU

    1. Gov. makes line-item cuts, signs budget
    2. Campuses complete “back-to-school” fax days
    3. CFA opposes spending cap ballot measure
    4. Send a message to lawmakers on federal stimulus money
  2. EXECUTIVE WATCH 

    1. Lecturer positions disappear as management jobs grow
    2. Judge rules against CSU Alums in retroactive pay case
  3. POLITICAL ACTION & LEGISLATION

    1. New bill promotes transparency in CSU auxiliaries & foundations
    2. Attend CFA District Lobby Days
  4. BARGAINING

    1. PERB certifies impasse
  5. OTHER NEWS

    1. Diehr re-elected CalPERS VP
    2. AAUP General Secretary to visit CSU campuses