CFA Headlines • November 13, 2013

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CFA, CSU management set dates to start talks on next faculty contract

CFA members at the Maritime Academy are 'Ready to Bargain"

CFA’s Bargaining Team and CSU management agreed last week to begin talks in December on the next faculty contract. More dates were set for meetings in January and February.

The CFA team will gather this week to refine CFA’s proposals in preparation for the first meeting.


CFA/CFHE testify at U.S. Dept of Ed hearing on future of higher ed

CFA’s Dominguez Hills chapter leader Vivian Price testified at a Dept. of Education hearing last week saying, “We urge the President to provide leadership in facing the social cost we are paying for accepting decreased funding for higher education as the ‘new normal’ in America.”

She spoke on behalf of the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education, which is made up of 65 higher ed faculty and staff organizations in the U.S., including CFA.


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Non-Discrimination

This weekly CFA Headlines feature offers a brief “faculty rights tip” or short information piece about the faculty contract.


Did you know that our collective bargaining agreement contains a provision that protects us from workplace discrimination?


Links of the week

Adjuncts Launch Union Bids at 2 Southern California Colleges
Adjuncts at Whittier College and the University of La Verne, both in Southern California, have filed for a union election with the Service Employees International Union as part of its Adjunct Action project. The national campaign aims to organize adjuncts across metro areas and regionally. — Inside Higher Education