The Higher Education Committee approved Assembly bills Tuesday that will benefit California students if passed, including one that would freeze tuition until December 2020.
Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and leaders of the California Faculty Association authored AB-393, also known as the Student Protection Act, which could freeze
The California Faculty Association released a report to faculty members revealing that the rising number of minority, low-income and first-generation students receive less funding throughout the 23 CSUs than what the predominantly white student population in the 80s received.
According to the report’s Executive Summary,
A group of around 25 students rallied on 19th and Holloway avenues Wednesday to bring attention to the wide range of issues affecting SF State as of late.
Issues surrounding the College of Ethnic Studies, the California Faculty Association and an independent financial analysis released last
Eastern Michigan University accounting professor Howard Bunsis visited SF State Thursday, April 7 to examine the University's uncertain financial situations, with special attention given to the Ethnic Studies funding controversy. Bunsis announced that SF State was not operating at a structural deficit like administration officials
The California Faculty Association Board of Directors and the California State University agreed earlier Friday to terms to postpone the strike which, if approved, would amount to a nearly 11 percent general salary increase over the next two fiscal years.
"The Bargaining Team has recommended that
With the proposed California State University system-wide strike a week away, the California Faculty Association and the CSU have agreed to enter a 48-hour media blackout period to allow negotiations to resume without interruption, effective immediately. During this blackout period, neither party will speak with
A jury of SF State students and faculty unanimously found Chancellor Timothy P. White guilty on all charges of his crimes against the California State University system during a mock trial Wednesday at Malcolm X Plaza.
The trial, which was hosted by SF State California Faculty
The California Faculty Association announced Monday a third-party fact finder largely sided with the union in their dispute with the California State University over a 5 percent raise. The report was made public today, weeks before the planned CSU-wide strike.
"The recession severely impacted the faculty
Twenty-six thousand California State University faculty, including lecturers, counselors, coaches and librarians are poised to strike across all 23 campuses on April 13th if we do not receive a 5 percent salary increase for year two of our contract. The California Faculty Association has been negotiating with
The California Faculty Association announced Monday that they would launch a coordinated, five-day strike in April if the California State University does not extend a satisfactory counter offer to their request for a 5 percent raise.
CSU faculty deserve to earn a living wage. The average
The California Faculty Association announced the dates of a system-wide faculty strike on Monday at a press conference in Sacramento.
Jennifer Eagan, the CFA president, said that the CFA board of directors determined the dates of the strike, in the event that the negotiations process fails, on the recommendation of each
The California Faculty Association is on the verge of a system-wide strike for a 5 percent salary raise for all CSU faculty members.
Currently the CFA and the CSU are in the fact-finding process, which is when a neutral third party receives a written brief from both sides and writes a
Why is there a need for a five percent salary increase from the California State University administration?
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The California Faculty Association is in its first year of salary negotiations for their three-year contract with California State University management. In November 2014, CSU
The California Faculty association has filed an unfair labor practice charge against the California State University system, according to a CFA press release.
Contract negotiations have been at a standstill and CSU faculty are frustrated and disappointed with the Chancellor’s salary offer of a 2 percent general
Dressed in bright red shirts reading, "I don't want to strike but I will," SF State faculty, students, and staff rallied in support for higher wages during the California Faculty Association's Fight for Five campaign Tuesday.
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="720"] Faculty members organized by CFA march
The California Faculty Association kicked off the first day of their strike vote Wednesday as part of their Fight For Five campaign to secure a 5 percent raise.
Any California State University faculty that are members of CFA will vote to approve job actions or a full strike, said SF
The California Faculty Association will vote next month on whether the organization will carry out a California State University system-wide strike in protest of stagnant faculty wages.
The vote was announced in a press release Thursday, in response to the unresolved bargaining agreement between the CSU
SF State faculty marched along the corner of Holloway and 19th Avenue today, marking the 99th day without a new labor contract. Students and other organizations joined the California Faculty Association’s picket line in solidarity.
“Their working conditions are our learning conditions, and visa versa,” said
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.
The California Faculty Association (CFA) plans to take action at all 23 of the CSU campuses throughout the week of
Sheila Tully, SF State's California Faculty Association chapter president, poses in her office in HSS 331 at SF State Tuesday, March 18. Photo by Rachel Aston / Xpress
Anthropology Lecturer Sheila Tully took what is known as the “academic path.” She obtained bachelor’s, master’s and
The life of a student isn't what it used to be. With overcrowded classrooms, limited financial aid and increased tuition costs, higher education in California is barely staying afloat.
It's because of this that Gov. Jerry Brown has taken charge with Proposition 30, which aims to bring
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Students and faculty gather to inform about the potential CFA strike. Bill Bray, a communications studies lecturer, suited up in a giant puppet while bringing awareness about a potential California Faculty Association strike. Photo by Nelson Estrada."][/caption]
As pressure mounts for the
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Members of the California Faculty Association gather outside the J. Paul Leonard Library at SF State to hear the recent voting results on a state-wide California State University faculty strike Monday, May 2, 2012. The CFA voted 95 percent in favor
As contract negotiations between the California Faculty Association and the California State University drag into the 22nd month and teachers have called into question the direction the system is heading, one word continues to strike a chord with students: privatization.
In recent years, as the cost of tuition has increased at an exponential rate, many classes,
The California Faculty Association gathered at SF State today as faculty members began voting on whether to strike, after contract negotiations with CSU administration broke down Friday.
CFA representatives have accused the CSU Board of Trustees, and Chancellor Charles B. Reed in particular, of asking for
[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="E. Maxwell Davis, center, an assistant professor of human development at California State University, East Bay, waves at passing cars while striking on the campus on Nov. 17, 2011. The California Faculty Association called for the statewide strike to protest budget
Relations between the California Faculty Association and the CSU Administration have been tumultuous and this timeline indicates the time when there was an impasse between the two sides from 1995 to the current situation where there has yet to be a renewal of the contract
Spirits were high as SF State students joined members of the California Faculty Association in informational picketing today about the one-day faculty strike, set for Nov. 17. Teachers and students marched along 19th Avenue from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to call attention to the disparity in the California
Spirits were high as SF State students joined members of the California Faculty Association in informational picketing Nov. 8. Teachers and students marched along 19th Avenue to call attention to the discrepancies of the CSU system and faculty working conditions.
“We are educators,” said Wei Ming
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="512" caption="Faculty members and students participate in an informational picket organized by the California Faculty Association Nov. 8 at SF State. The picket was organized to call attention to a CFA strike Nov. 17. Photo by Gregory Moreno."][/caption]
Spirits were high as SF