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Links of the Week • March 30, 2016

Why CSU Faculty Are Ready to Strike!/ See the video
Labor’s Edge

As strike looms, key report calls for higher pay for CSU faculty (video)
KABC-TV-Los Angeles
“We are just walking on cloud nine,” said Douglas Domingo-Foraste, president of the California Faculty Association chapter at Cal State Long Beach.

As strike looms, arbitrator says CSU faculty deserve pay raise
San Francisco Chronicle
As thousands of California State University instructors prepare to walk off the job in two weeks, a neutral fact-finder’s report concluded Monday that they are right to demand a bigger salary increase than CSU wants to give them.

Report recommends that Cal State faculty receive 5% pay increase
Los Angeles Times 

Fact-Finder Favors Faculty In Dispute With CSU (audio)
Capital Public Radio News
“The CSU management could come to use at any time with a reasonable proposal to try to avert the strike, but the ball really is in their court,” Eagan says.

Key report calls for higher pay for Cal State faculty
Associated Press
Faculty cheered …

Panel Supports Cal State Faculty’s Demand For 5 percent Pay Raise
Los Angeles Business Journal  ‎

Fact-finder recommends CSU give faculty pay raise (video)
KGO-TV ABC San Francisco
Scott Fosdick, faculty at San Jose: “In hard times we don’t get any raises at all so in good times 2% doesn’t cut it. It’s time to reinvest in faculty.”

加州州大教职工要求校方涨薪5% 否则举行大罢工
The ChinaPress
[侨报记者张苗3月28日南湾综合报道】3月28日,加州教师工会(the California Faculty Association)发表声明,要求加州州立大学系统( California State University …

EDITORIALS, OPINIONS & LETTERS

Editorial: CSU faculty deserve the 5 percent raise
Ventura County Star    Write a letter to the editor
The ongoing battle between the California State University faculty and the university administration over a pay raise just shifted in favor of the faculty.

Editorial: CSU faculty deserve raise; students don’t deserve strike
Sacramento Bee    Write a letter to the editor  & Fresno Bee    Write a letter to the editor

Opinion: Not all CSU faculty ‘well paid’
Eureka Times Standard

LETTERS: CSU can afford a 5% raise for faculty
Riverside Press-Enterprise
Gwen Urey, faculty: “As a Cal Poly Pomona professor who has seen my salary’s purchasing power decline more than 10 percent since 2007, …”

LETTERS: Plenty of money left for faculty
Riverside Press-Enterprise
Mary Boland, faculty: “This is why faculty must strike … Faculty are not greedy; we are falling out of the middle class – if we ever made it there …”

Upcoming strike at CSUCI
Ventura County Star
Students and faculty are the heart of a university. No students, no university. No faculty, no university. Chancellor Timothy White says he “can’t” fund a 5 percent increase in faculty salaries because he has “other priorities.” What are these “other priorities”?

STUDENT RALLY IN SAC ON MONDAY

Students rally in support of faculty pay dispute
StateHornet.com
Members of Students for Quality Education protesting at Sac State

Jóvenes universitarios piden aumento salarial para sus maestros(video)
Univision

CSU students rally with faculty to push for 5% raise (video)
Sacramento Bee

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