CFA HEADLINES • November 12, 2020


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CSU Management Returns to Bargaining Table with Disingenuous, Offensive Proposals

Rights, respect, and justice.

These values guide the CFA Bargaining Team during negotiations for a successor Collective Bargaining Agreement.


After Election Victories, Losses CFA Looks to Next Challenge

Ballots are still being counted, but one thing is certain: union members made the difference in contests across the country. 


CFA Decries Executive Pay Increases During COVID-19, Employee Layoffs

At a special meeting in October, the CSU Board of Trustees appointed two new presidents.


In Other News…

COLLECTIVE DAY OF ACTION NOVEMBER 19 AGAINST WHITE SUPREMACY IN SCHOOLS, COLLEGES, AND UNIVERSITIES: More than 2,100 college, university, and K-12 educators, scholars, and organizations are demanding investment in anti-racist curricula, policies, and practices in educational institutions across America. 


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Sabbatical Leaves

Article 27 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) affords all full-time faculty – both lecturers and tenured faculty – the opportunity to apply for sabbatical leaves, which both CFA and the CSU recognize are beneficial to the CSU and to the development of teacher-scholars in their research, scholarship, and creative activities as well as in their instructional activities.


Links of the Week

California Failed to Overturn Its Affirmative Action Ban. What’s Next?
Diverse Education
California higher education scholars were disappointed but not altogether surprised the ban wasn’t overturned, despite the state’s left-leaning electorate and the poignance of the national moment, with widespread anti-racist protests this summer.