CFA Headlines • August 31, 2016

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Mark your calendar: Bargaining meetings start soon

What are your priorities for the next contract? Share your ideas with members of CFA’s Bargaining Team. Come learn more about the process, timeline, the challenges that we’ll face, and the important work that we all need to do to prepare.  


Help urge Governor to support proposed Ethnic Studies legislation

Assemblymember Luis Alejo is asking California residents to help encourage Gov. Jerry Brown to sign legislation that would develop an Ethnic Studies model curriculum as an elective for 9th to 12th grade students.

AB 2016, which CFA has endorsed, passed both houses and is on the governor’s desk.


Prop 55 and the CSU: Three Reasons to Vote YES!

While Proposition 55 concentrates on providing tax revenue to K-12 and community college education, it would have an impact on the California State University.

Faculty, click here to sign up to help educate voters about Prop 55.


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Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: What to do when you’re being investigated or called in to discuss a complaint of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation

If you are asked to answer questions about allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and connected conduct that you or someone else is accused of, ask CFA for help right away. 


Links of the Week

A false promise on graduation rates
Sacramento Bee
California has broken a lot of promises to its citizens who want access to a quality, low-cost college degree. Now comes Senate Bill 412, dubbed “The California Promise,” that purports to help CSU undergraduates, including transfer students, complete their bachelor’s degrees in four years. The problem is that this legislation, sent to Gov. Jerry Brown, will probably not help those most in need.