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CFA HEADLINES • February 10, 2021

 

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‘CSU, Have a Heart’: CFA to Host Virtual Town Hall for COVID Relief on Feb. 17

Our faculty are drowning in work during the pandemic. We have all shown extraordinary efforts to move the university system to virtual modalities, but the struggle for working parents

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CFA Submits Health and Safety, Parental Leave Bargaining Proposals

The CFA Bargaining Team continues to work toward greater rights, respect, and justice, as well as structural change to our next Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

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CFA Backs Police Reform, Internet Access, Voting Rights Bills Early in New Session

The 2021-22 legislative session is upon us and CFA looks to build off of its successful sponsorships and support of anti-racism and social justice reforms from the last two legislative years.

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In Other News…

UPCOMING CFA BOARD OF DIRECTOR ELECTIONS:Elections for CFA Board of Directors positions will be held at Spring 2021 Assembly on Saturday, April 10. The following positions are currently up for nomination:

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Faculty Rights Tip: Lecturers on Approved Leave Without Pay Maintain Their Entitlement Rights

At times, and especially in times like these, lecturer faculty need to take a leave of absence for a term or for a year for medical reasons, to care for a new child, or to pursue a short-term employment opportunity. In this situation, lecturer faculty may worry that they’ll lose their rights to future employment or to a three-year contract if they take time off from teaching.

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