CFA Headlines • April 23, 2014

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Countdown to expiration of the current faculty contract

The 100-Day Countdown continues as the CFA Bargaining Team prepares for the next session of talks this Thursday and Friday.

Today (Wednesday) marks 68 days to go.

Learn what our colleagues are saying about the need for a fair contract:


CFA-sponsored bill to stop “supplanting” classes moves through legislative committee, 10-0

On Tuesday, CFA Political Action & Legislative Committee Chair Kevin Wehr testified before the Assembly Higher Education Committee on the CFA-sponsored bill AB 2153. The bill would slow down the rapid, privatizing trend to move required classes out of the regular university and into Extended Education programs.

The Committee voted 10-0 to advance the bill.


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week—Equity 3

Our collective bargaining agreement contains a provision that provides campus presidents a way to help their local faculty suffering from salary compression and inversion. It’s found in article 31.10.


Links of the Week • April 23, 2014

Affirmative Action Ban Upheld
Inside Higher Ed  |   The Ann Arbor News  |  Los Angeles Times
Supreme Court finds that Michigan voters had the right to bar public colleges from considering the use of race in admissions.