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Contract extension could mean more pay for faculty

California State University faculty might be receiving a salary boost within the next few years. The California Faculty Association’s (CFA) bargaining team and board of directors voted unanimously on Sept. 25 for a tentative agreement with California State University management ...

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New bill announced to freeze tuition hikes

California Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva announced the Student Protection Act last week, which – if passed – will freeze tuition and fee hikes for California State Universities and California Community Colleges through the 2019-20 academic year. Quirk-Silva introduced the bill, AB ...

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Letters to legislators ask for student love

The California Faculty Association (CFA) spent Valentine’s Day obtaining signatures across campus in support of student success, hoping Sacramento can return the love. Diane Blair, a professor in the department of communication, serves as the president for the CFA Fresno ...

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Briefs for April 4, 2016

CFA approves tentative agreement with CSU A tentative agreement between members of the California Faculty Association and management of California State University has been approved. The tentative agreement was voted through an online ballot on April 22 to 29 where ...

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But what about second spring break?

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Tentative agreement stalls strike

California State University (CSU) and the California Faculty Association (CFA) announced a tentative agreement, which ended all plans for a faculty strike. “The agreement has 10.5 percent increase in general salary increases for faculty over the three-year agreement and also ...

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News Briefs for April 8

CSU and CFA reach tentative agreement on strike The California State University (CSU) and California Faculty Association (CFA) announced Thursday a tentative agreement for the wage dispute which has postponed a threatened strike. Leaders of both the CSU and CFA ...

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Faculty Strike may be postponed

Updated Thursday The California State University (CSU) and California Faculty Association (CFA) announced Thursday a tentative agreement for the wage dispute which has postponed a threatened strike. Leaders of both the CSU and CFA will announce the tentative agreement on ...

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Both ASI presidential candidates express support for CFA

The election to pick a new student government starts Tuesday, but on Friday, during the ASI Presidential Debate, both candidates came out in support for the faculty in the CFA wage dispute with the CSU system. “I know a lot ...

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Letter to Students from CFA Fresno State Chapter President

Special to The Collegian Diane M. Blair, California Faculty Association, Fresno State Chapter President By now most students know that the faculty on our campus and across the 23-campus California State University system are in a labor dispute with CSU management. ...

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Support our faculty in salary dispute

Carlos Jimenez — Special to The Collegian I’m writing this letter to raise our campus awareness of an issue that affects us all. It involves a 5 percent general salary raise for every faculty and a 2.65 percent service salary ...

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CSU faculty union overwhelmingly vote to strike

The union representing 23,000 faculty across the 23-campus California State University system announced Wednesday that more than 94 percent of its members voted to strike if ongoing labor negotiations between the two parties fail. At the heart of the labor ...

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CSU faculty union holds strike authorization vote

The union representing faculty at Fresno State and the rest of the California State University system is in the middle of holding a nine-day vote to authorize a strike if salary negotiations fail. The bargaining process began in May when ...

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CSU and CFA zeroing in on new contract for faculty

A tentative contract agreement has been reached that would increase salaries and address workload concerns for California State University faculty. The agreement with the California Faculty Association, the union that represents more than 23,000 within the CSU system, was announced ...

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Faculty union asks Castro to “be bold” in contract talks

Fresno State faculty packed into the lobby of President Joseph Castro’s office Wednesday calling on him to “be bold” and put pressure on California State University administrators to adopt a new collective-bargaining agreement. The faculty, represented by the California Faculty ...

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Faculty begin voting today to authorize strike

For the next two weeks faculty members from the 23 CSUs will vote on whether or not to authorize the California Faculty Association Board of Directors call to strike. If a strike is authorized, each CSU will have two designated days during which faculty will withhold from work.

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Welty backs bill veto

Schwarzenegger’s Sept. 30 decision to veto Senate Bill 330, known as the transparency bill, would have made financial information from community colleges and universities in California available to the public, a decision President John Welty expressed support for. Under SB 330, California State Universities would have to fully disclose public records under the California Public Records Act.

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Budget cuts nix faculty salary increases

The California State University (CSU) system announced Friday that the negotiations for the 2008-09 salary issues with an in-state teaching unit have concluded.

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