Headline

June 2009

Issues of the CFA Headlines weekly newsletter from June 2009

CFA Headlines June 2, 2009 (pdf)

  1. THE CSU BUDGET

    1. Budget decision looms; send a message today
    2. Higher ed leaders testify before budget conference committee
    3. LAT: California could be the first state to cut student aid while hiking fees
  2. THE STATE BUDGET

    1. Controller Chiang says state is almost broke, needs quick resolution of budget
    2. Gov. to cut state workers another 5%
    3. UC cuts admin pay 5%; cut to employees up next?
  3. BARGAINING

    1. Fact finder named, dates to be announced soon

CFA Alert June 2, 2009 (pdf)

Special Edition
Action Needed To Protect Csu Budget!

CFA Headlines June 9, 2009 (pdf)

  1. THE STATE BUDGET

    1. Lawmakers continue work on budget revision
    2. Faculty & Alliance allies send 15,000 messages to lawmakers
    3. Cal Grants survive first hurdle
    4. California Budget Project: Proposed budget hurts poor, benefits corporations
  2. RETIREMENT

    1. NY budget crisis leads to limit in pension benefits
    2. CalPERS responds to misinformation on pensions
  3. CONTRACT ENFORCEMENT

    1. PERB issues complaint in Chancellor’s $31M giveback
  4. LEGISLATION

    1. SB 218 for CSU accountability rolls through Senate 35-1

CFA Headlines June 11, 2009 (pdf)

Special
Special Message to CSU Faculty

CFA Headlines June 12, 2009 (pdf)

Special
CFA Board, Bargaining Team Hold Joint Meeting on CSU Budget Cuts

CFA Headlines June 16, 2009 (pdf)

  1. BUDGET cuts and csu faculty

    1. CFA meets with Admin on furlough proposal
    2. View the Q & A on possible furloughs and budget cuts
  2. the state budget

    1. Budget deal eludes lawmakers as deadline passes
    2. Watch the ad for a “Common Sense Budget”
    3. CSU asks for “mandate relief” to help mitigate impact of budget cuts
    4. Daily 49er: Budget cuts are academic genocide
  3. legislation

    1. AB 656 heads to committee next week
    2. California Times: a California tax on drilling? Why not?

CFA Headlines June 19, 2009 (pdf)

Special

  1. budget cuts and furloughs

    1. CFA Board of Directors to discuss upcoming voting dates
    2. CFA meets with Administration on budget cuts
    3. You must remember to vote; sign up to become a member
    4. Have questions? View the Q & A
    5. CFA Chapters meet with campus presidents, voice faculty concerns
    6. UC may cut faculty pay 8%
  2. take action

    1. AB 656 goes to committee; would provide vital funding
    2. Send a letter to the editor
    3. Attend a rally in opposition to budget cuts

CFA Headlines June 23, 2009 (pdf)

  1. BUDGET CUTS AND FURLOUGHS

    1. CFA to meet with Admin Thursday
    2. Chancellor, campus presidents meet on budget cuts
    3. Q&A on furloughs
    4. How would faculty workload be reduced with furloughs?
    5. Why letters to the editor are important
    6. Attend a rally
  2. LEGISLATION

    1. Higher Ed Committee hears AB 656

Headlines June 26, 2009 (pdf)

Special

  1. budget cuts and furloughs

    1. CFA Board: Faculty vote will occur when furlough details are known
    2. CFA meets with chancellor’s labor relations reps
    3. New FAQ has more answers to your furlough questions
  2. state budget update

    1. No budget deal yet; Controller considers IOUs
    2. New TV ad says Gov must stop protecting big business at expense of students & others
  3. MEMBERSHIP VOTE

    1. Check your mail to see if you are on CFA’s list
    2. You must be a member to vote; sign up to become a member
  4. take action

    1. Mark you calendar for upcoming Trustees’ meetings and CFA Action Planning meeting
    2. Attend a rally against budget cuts
  5. important links

CFA Headlines June 30, 2009 (pdf)

  1. BUDGET CUTS AND FURLOUGHS

    1. CFA responds to Chancellor’s press release on furlough talks
    2. Attend Trustees’ meetings and CFA Action Planning meeting
    3. View the updated Q & A
  2. the state budget

    1. Budget deadline looms
    2. New radio ads urge Senators Ashburn and Cogdill to vote for a common sense budget
    3. Governor seeks to limit health, pension benefits for future state workers
    4. Governor threatens third furlough day for state workers
    5. State may have to issue IOUs; CSU employees will receive paychecks