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CFA Headlines • September 24, 2014

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Faculty contract remains unsettled

The California Faculty Association and CSU management met again last week to negotiate our contract, but after two days of bargaining in Sacramento, we remain at odds over how to reach a settlement.

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Attend your CFA campus chapter Bargaining Update

CFA’s Officers and Bargaining Team members will be at several campuses in the coming days and weeks to update faculty on the ongoing contract talks.

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Mon. Sept 29 is final deadline for your CalPERS election ballot to arrive; Vote Theresa Taylor!

Your ballot must be in the CalPERS office in Sacramento by Monday, September 29 if it is to be counted. PLEASE MAIL YOUR BALLOT NOW.

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Faculty Rights ‘Tip of the Week’: Weingarten Rights

Have you ever been called in to a meeting with a campus administrator and, once in that meeting, realized that they were conducting an investigation or asking questions that could result in discipline or affect your personal working conditions?

You are entitled to CFA representation in such a meeting and have certain rights, known as Weingarten Rights. You should invoke those rights immediately by saying,

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CFA supports Adjunct Action at Mills College

CFA leaders and activists joined with about 30 faculty, alumni and students at Mills College last week to protest maneuvers by management that have led to layoffs.

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CSU faculty contract negotiations at standstill after 100 days

Golden Gate Xpress

California faculty members approach their 100th day without a new labor contract after months of salary and workload disputes with the California State University (CSU) system.

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