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CFA HEADLINES: United Against Anti-Asian Hate, CFA-CSU Bargaining Update, & Faculty Rights Tip on Workload and Evaluations

 

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CFA United in Work against Anti-Asian Violence

The California Faculty Association (CFA) Asian Pacific Islander Desi Americans Caucus (APIDA) and statewide officers continue to be nauseated after more than a years’ worth of increased hateful, racist anti-Asian rhetoric and violent countrywide physical assaults against Asian Americans, which culminated last week in the deplorable murders of eight Atlanta-area victims, six of whom were Asian women.

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CSU Leadership Rejects CFA’s Anti-Racism, Structural Change Proposals

As the country mourned the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, then-Chancellor Timothy White issued a statement to the CSU community called A Call For Unity and Understanding.

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In Other News…

NEWSOM SIGNS COVID-19 PAID LEAVE BILL FOR CA WORKERS: On March 20, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Senate Bill 95, a supplemental COVID-19 paid sick leave law. The new law gives many Californian workers access to two weeks of paid sick leave, backdated to Jan. 1, 2021.

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Faculty Rights Tip of the Week: Workload for Counselors and Evaluation Criteria for Faculty

Counselor faculty often find themselves supervised by administrators who are unfamiliar with the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). This can create problems in a number of areas, especially counselors’ workload and evaluation.

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Links of the Week

How the Pandemic Changed Higher Education
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For many, the coronavirus pandemic was expected to last a few weeks, at most. Instead, after more than a year, it’s completely changed higher education in a way that will persist even after campuses have repopulated and California and the U.S. reach some form of herd immunity.