CFA HEADLINES • February 19, 2020


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Students Join Faculty in Urging State Senators to Vote Yes on Ethnic Studies

Students have joined faculty in advocating State Senators to pass Assembly Bill 1460.


Campus Bargaining Meetings in Full Swing as Team Readies for Negotiations

As CFA’s contract expiration date approaches, the Bargaining Team is continuing its work to get back to the negotiation table with CSU management. An intensive two-day strategy and planning session will take place at the Union’s Sacramento headquarters office later this week. Meanwhile, Bargaining Team members are partnering with chapter leaders and members of the statewide Contract Development and Bargaining Strategy Committee to bring survey results and bargaining updates to all of the 23 CSU campuses this spring term.


CFA Members Prepare to ‘Connect for Co-Liberation’

Less than two weeks until 200-plus activists assemble in Manhattan Beach for CFA’s 2020 Equity Conference.


In Other News…

CSU STANISLAUS HOSTS THIRD ANNUAL TRANSCEND TRANSVERSE CONFERENCE: The March 20 Transcend Transverse Conference focuses on trans, gender non-conforming, and non-binary youth. 

The transgender community is incredibly diverse. Some transgender people identify as male or female, and some identify as genderqueer, non-binary, gender nonconforming, or somewhere else on or outside of the spectrum of what we understand gender to be. Twenty-five percent of young people in California identify as transgender as described above.


Faculty Rights Tip: Leaves at Reduced Pay Will Impact Retirement

Articles 27 and 28 of our faculty contract provide for Sabbatical Leaves and Difference in Pay (DIP) leaves. These articles provide mechanisms for full-time faculty to take leaves at full pay and reduced pay rates, respectively. When faculty take any leave at a reduced pay, there will be an impact on retirement service credit.


Links of the Week

California to Formally Apologize for Mistreatment of Japanese Americans
Capital Public Radio
Marielle Tsukamoto was five years old when her family was sent from Sacramento to an incarceration center in Arkansas during World War II.