CFA Headlines • April 11, 2018

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Pressure continues to fund the CSU; next up CFA Lobby Days & The May Revise

The 1,000 California State University students, faculty and supporters who rallied for the CSU at the State Capitol last week generated a significant amount of energy and support for the CSU.


Transparency about crimes committed—SB 1421 would apply that principle to police officers

If a California public employee is found by an agency investigation to have a committed a crime, the results are public record. That makes sense. While due process rights must always be protected, most public employees found guilty are not protected from public scrutiny.


Reflecting on 1968

Campus Chapter delegates to CFA’s 2018 Spring Assembly are reflecting back 50 years, on the critical, history-shifting events of 1968. 


In Other News

THE JUNE PRIMARY IS COMING AND CFA WILL BE PHONE-BANKING TO #FreeTheCSU: The California Primary Election is June 5, meaning it’s coming up fast. All statewide offices are open and the top two vote-getters, regardless of political party, will face off in the November General Election. CFA members will be invited to make phone calls through your campus CFA chapter. CFA has endorsed Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom for Governor, Assembly member Tony Thurmond for Superintendent of Public Instruction, Incumbent Betty Yee forState Controller, Incumbent Alex Padilla for Secretary of State, CPA Fiona Ma for Treasurer, and State Senator Ricardo Lara for Insurance Commissioner. Learn more about CFA endorsements.

APRIL 20 IS NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION AGAINST GUN VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS: On the 19th anniversary of the massacre at Columbine High School in Colorado, the National Education Association, California Teachers Association, American Federation of Teachers, and organizations of students, parents, school administrators and many others are calling for a day of action. Supporters will wear orange, and at events they will read the names of victims as well as hold sit-ins and lobby elected officials. Learn more and get tools to help spread the word. See CFA’s message of support for the #NeverAgain movement: “Parkland Students, We Stand With You.”


Faculty Rights Tip: Evaluation Criteria

Article 15.3 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement provides that once an evaluation process begins, there shall be no changes. We all know, however, that procedures and criteria change over time.

Evaluation changes usually trigger union rights to meet and confer over the changes, and CFA engages the administration to protect our members’ rights.


Links of the Week • April 11, 2018

HSU students call for education funding, justice for Josiah
Eureka Times Standard