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CFA HEADLINES: New Officers Elected & Delegates Pass Resolutions, Discuss APIDA Hate

 

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CFA Members Elect New Leaders

At last weekend’s Spring Assembly, members elected members of the Board of Directors and Committees to represent CFA’s 29,000 tenure-track faculty, lecturers, counselors, coaches, and librarians. 

Several statewide Board members were re-elected, some new activists stepped into new roles, and members celebrated outgoing leaders.

Re-elected leaders (with campuses) include:

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Assembly Delegates Pass Resolutions, Discuss APIDA Hate, and Hear from AG Nominee Bonta

More than 100 CFA members met virtually last week to organize around bargaining, anti-racism, and social justice.

Delegates passed resolutions calling for support of comprehensive immigration reform and CalPERS divestment from fossil fuels. 

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In Other News…

CFA LEGISLATORS OF THE YEAR: CFA is excited to announce our 2021 Legislators of the Year: state Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins and Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez. Both elected officials are guided by an anti-racism and social justice lens, and have recently championed bills CFA believes will ensure a more inclusive learning environment, as well as a safer CSU and California. 

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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.

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Links of the Week

The Message from the Amazon Union Defeat in Alabama Is Clear: Keep Organizing
In These Times
The union’s loss in Bessemer shows the urgent need for both labor law reform and organizing at a mass scale.