CFA Headlines • June 1, 2016

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CFA continues the work to fix lecturer range elevation

While the Tentative Agreement over faculty pay has been ratified by both CFA and CSU management, CFA leaders are continuing work to improve lecturer range elevation eligibility.

In the newly ratified agreement, we agreed to form a working group to study the eligibility problem lecturers face in the range elevation process.


Campus climate issues continue to come under scrutiny

Campus climate issues within the CSU are continuing to come under scrutiny both amongst faculty leaders and by a bill working its way through the Legislature. 

Findings of a survey at CSU San Bernardino uncovered bullying and an intimidating work environment, largely against staff members, according to reports posted on CSUSB’s Academic Senate web page.


Students to campus presidents, Trustees: Make campuses immigration sanctuary spaces

CSU Northridge president Dianne Harrison told students she will talk with police about making campuses sanctuary spaces for undocumented immigrants after she heard an impassioned speech by CSUN student Eduardo Estrada at the CSU Trustees meeting May 25.


CFA, labor allies advocate for additional CSU state funding

CFA and our labor allies are continuing to work to secure an additional $101 million in state funding for the CSU as fine-tuning of the state budget plan is underway.

Last week, CFA applauded the State Assembly for increasing the CSU’s budget by $101 million in additional funding. A trailer bill with language specifying how the additional funding is to be spent also was approved by the budget subcommittee.


CFA endorsements for June 7 California primary

CFA members and leaders have interviewed and evaluated political candidates for the June 7 primary, a process that helps the union identify the best candidate for office and helps educate candidates about CFA and the California State University.

Now, seeing the list of endorsements is just one click away.

Click here to see the list of endorsements.


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Grievance Filing

Did you know that you have 42 days to file a grievance if you believe your workplace rights have been violated?

Article 10.4 allows you to file a grievance no later than 42 calendar days after the event giving rise to the grievance or 42 days after you knew or reasonably should have known of the event giving rise to the grievance.


Links of the Week

The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much
New York Times