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CFA Headlines • August 28, 2019

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CFA Activists Kick Off the Year with a Focus on Building Connections for Power

Nearly 200 CFA members met in San Francisco on August 16 for the 2019 Fall Leadership Kickoff, during which participants worked collaboratively to strategize on ways to strengthen CFA and foster a sense of member unity, while deepening our connections to issues and allies that build our power.

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CFA Members Call for CalPERS to Cut Investments in Private Migrant Detention

On Monday, August 19, a contingent of CFA faculty gathered at the headquarters of the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) to call on its Investment Committee to finally stop investing in private migrant detention prison operators, CoreCivic and GEO Group.

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Welcome new faculty!

Are you new to the CSU faculty? We could not be more excited for you to join us!

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In Other News…

SUMMER RAISE FOR ALL FACULTY: Effective July 1, 2019, all CSU faculty (active or on leave as of this date) received a pay raise of 2.5%. The General Salary Increase (GSI), which was included in the August 1 paychecks, is the result of the collective power that faculty have exerted at and away from the bargaining table. Faculty pay raises are negotiated and spelled out in the collective bargaining agreement.

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Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Get acquainted with your evaluation criteria & procedures

With the start of a new academic year, this Faculty Rights Tip should be of interest to all faculty including coaches, counselors, librarians, lecturers, probationary, and tenured faculty.

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California Governor Signs Law to Change When Police Can Use Lethal Force
TIME
California is changing the standards for when police can use lethal force under a law signed Monday that seeks to reduce officer-involved shootings.

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