CFA Headlines • June 3, 2015

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CFA prepares for start of Year 2 contract talks

JUNE 2015—The CFA Bargaining Team and CFA’s Committee on Contract Development & Bargaining Strategy are preparing now for the start of negotiations on June 17.


Equity Pay: Program announced at Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES: The campus-based Equity Pay program announced by Cal State L.A. President Covino will increase minimum salaries for tenured and tenured-track faculty and award them a 1.25% increase for each year of service, up to 5% or the SSI max.


Battle for more state funding for CSU comes down to the wire

The battle over what will — and what will not — be in California’s 2015/16 state budget is in the final stages as members of the state Assembly and Senate meet in conference to smooth out differences in the plans each has adopted.


Bill to stop “supplanting” of classes goes to Senate hearing

The State Senate Education Committee will hold a public hearing next week on AB 716, a CFA-sponsored bill to stop the CSU administration from moving course sections students need to complete degrees out of the regular university and into Extended Education where students must pay much more.


Faculty Rights Tip: Summer Term Employment

Article 21 of our Collective Bargaining Agreement covers summer term employment for CSU faculty.   Many faculty with semester, quarter, or academic year appointments will also find summer employment in the CSU.


Links of the Week • June 3, 2015

An opportunity for Cal Poly’s president
San Luis Obispo Tribune
Opinion article by SLO CFA Chapter President Graham Archer