CFA Headlines • November 19, 2015

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Faculty, students, allies converge to Fight for Five in Long Beach

On Tuesday Nov. 17, faculty, students, community leaders, labor allies and supporters showed Chancellor Timothy White and the CSU Trustees what solidarity looks and sounds like.

More than 1,000 people converged on Golden Shore in Long Beach that day to march and rally for increased investment in faculty salaries.


Factfinding begins Monday; CFA files Unfair Practice Charge

CFA will begin factfinding on Monday, November 23. As reported, in factfinding, we will make our case that 5% and an SSI are fair terms for settling the salary dispute. Once factfinding is completed, we are legally permitted to begin job actions up to and including strike.


Speaker Toni Atkins urges CSU management to settle with faculty

Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins message to the CSU Trustees on Tuesday Nov. 17 was crystal clear when she urged them to come to agreement with faculty over our salary dispute.


Long Beach student Nohemi Gonzalez remembered at rally, vigil

Cal State Long Beach student Nohemi Gonzalez was honored with a moment of silence during CFA’s rally Tuesday.


News coverage of CFA’s Nov. 17 Fight for Five

CFA’s march and rally Tuesday drew dozens of news media to Golden Shore in Long Beach and has generated an onslaught of news coverage by print, television, radio and Internet news.

See the news coverage on the CFA website; we are updating it daily.

Have you a seen a story that’s not in our archive? Email us the link today!


Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: What’s in the Appendix?

What are the Appendices of the Collective Bargaining Agreement?

Our Collective Bargaining Agreement contains nine different appendices.  These appendices include lists of the included and excluded job classifications in our unit, the salary schedule, the grievance form, the criteria for 1 and 3 year appointments, the framework for the equity program, the outside employment disclosure form, and various Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs).  


Links of the Week

Cal State sets policy on presidential pay
Los Angeles Times
Cal State trustees approved a plan Wednesday to restrict pay for new campus presidents—eliminating the use of private funds to supplement salaries—in a move to quell criticism and controversy in the nation’s largest university system.