CFA Headlines • September 7, 2016

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Take Action! Campaign for Prop 55, CFA-endorsed candidates on Saturday, Sept. 10

With Labor Day behind us, grassroots campaigning for the November 8 election steps up in earnest. The stakes for the CSU are high, once again.

Proposition 55 would free up money in the state’s General Fund for many needs, which include the CSU and other vital services.

Without Prop 55, the CSU could suffer a $250 million loss in its base budget.


Bills important to the CSU await governor’s signature

September 30 is the last day the governor can decide whether or not he will sign into law the bills waiting on his desk. Among the huge pile there are some of interest to the CSU and that CFA has either supported or opposed.

Bills on the governor’s desk that CFA supports include:


Faculty Rights Tip: What to do when you want to report discrimination, harassment, or retaliation

Article 16 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the “Non-Discrimination” article, “prohibits discrimination against faculty unit employees on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, medical condition, or veteran status.”


Links of the Week • September 7, 2016

Labor Day Lockout
Inside Higher Ed
Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus, in contract fight with faculty union, tells 400 professors not to come to work and cuts them off from health insurance.