CFA Headlines • September 27, 2017

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CFA reaches tentative agreement on contract extension, salary increases with CSU management

CFA’s Board of Directors has voted unanimously to send a tentative agreement between CFA and CSU management to extend the current contract two years—with salary increases for all faculty—to CFA members for a ratification vote.


Time to join our union!

With an important ratification vote coming on faculty salary increases , now, more than ever, it’s time for all CSU faculty to join CFA. As a member, you have the right to vote in CFA elections and on tentative agreements between CFA and CSU management, which, if ratified, become part of our faculty contract.


Tell Gov. Brown: Please sign critical legislation protecting immigrants

We need your help in urging Gov. Jerry Brown to sign two pieces of legislation that would help protect undocumented CSU students, faculty, and staff, as well as workers in the private sector.


CalPERS vote ends soon! Cast your ballot
Deadline Monday, October 2

This is the last week for CalPERS members, who include most CSU faculty, to vote on those who sit on the CalPERS Board of Administration.

CFA has joined other labor unions in endorsing David Miller and Michael Bilbrey in the election underway now through Monday, Oct 2.


Faculty Rights Tip: What’s in the Appendix?

With the tentative agreement on a two-year extension of the current faculty contract, it’s informative for members and faculty rights advocates to learn about all the parts of our Collective Bargaining Agreement. 

What are the Appendices of the Collective Bargaining Agreement?


In Other News

DON’T MISS THIS: Open enrollment is almost over for those covered by CalPERS health plans to submit changes. The open enrollment period began Sept. 11 and runs through Friday, Oct. 6. Changes made during open enrollment, which can include adding dependents and other modifications, take effect Jan. 1, 2018. Click here for CalPERS Health Open Enrollment 2017.


Links of the Week

CSU management and faculty reach tentative bargaining agreement
San Luis Obispo Tribune
California State University and the California Faculty Association announced a tentative agreement Tuesday morning to extend their existing collective bargaining agreement through June 30, 2020. The agreement originally was set to expire in 2018.