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CSU faculty strike averted

CFA Communications Specialist Niesha Gates; CFA President Jennifer Eagan; CFA Sacramento Chapter President Kevin Wehr; and CFA Chief Negotiator Kathy Sheffield hold a telephone press conference with CSU Chancellor Timothy White, Friday, April 8. The CFA and the CSU reached a three-year salary agreement, calling off the five-day strike that was to occur.

Rachel Rosenbaum

April 8, 2016

This article will be updated with additional information as it becomes available.  The California Faculty Association and the California State University system have reached a tentative agreement to increase faculty salary over several years, calling off the five-day strike that was to occur n...

Faculty union in ongoing salary dispute with CSU system

Jennifer Eagan, CFA president and CSU East Bay professor speaking at a press conference in the University Union, Monday, March 28.

Joel Boland

April 7, 2016

Since the time this article was written, the CSU and CFA have reached a tentative agreement, possibly averting the upcoming strike. They will hold a joint press phone conference on Friday at 10 a.m. formally announcing their decision.  With a possible system-wide strike on the horizon, a worka...

CFA and CSU to announce tentative agreement Friday

Breaking News Graphic

Joel Boland

April 7, 2016

The California State University administration released a statement citing a “tentative agreement” to postpone the upcoming California Faculty Association strike for consideration of a reopened contract between the CSU and faculty union. According to the statement, “The proposed five-day faculty st...

Faculty senate honored Anthony Sadler

Joel Boland

October 16, 2015

At the Sacramento State Faculty Senate's meeting on Thursday, Oct. 15, Anthony Sadler was presented with a plaque thanking him for his bravery. President Robert Nelsen also attended to introduce a Cely Smart, a new special assistant in his office. Ryan Todd, a sustainability manager at Sac S...

New CFA contract meets bare minimum with members

Gregory Allen

November 23, 2014

The California Faculty Association ratified a new three-year contract with minimal progress toward years of unsatisfactory salaries for California State University employees.Members of the CFA voted for the new agreement online between Nov. 1 and 9, with 91 percent voting in favor of the agreement. The...

CFA reaches 100 days of crumbling negotiations with CSU

Matthew Malone

October 15, 2014

The Sacramento State chapter of the California Faculty Association marked last week the 100th day since its previous contract with the CSU system expired with a table in the Library Quad.The Oct. 8 event was part of a series of marches, pickets and informational booths at l13 of the 23 CSU campuses....

California Faculty Association continue negotiations with Cal State

State Hornet Staff

May 7, 2014

After approximately 15 years of growing distrust and disrespect between California State University faculty and management, a system-wide union is demanding to receive salary raises promised more than seven years ago.In the midst of negotiating a new collective bargaining contract, leading members of ...

Sacramento State plans not to implement student success fee

State Hornet Staff

April 23, 2014

While 11 out of the 23 California State Universities have implemented an academic excellence or student success fee, Sacramento State will continue to use existing resources to allow more timely graduation of students.Director of Presidential Communications John Kepley said discussions of implementing a fee last summer we...

California Faculty Association continues bargaining for a new contract

Jonathan Ayestas

March 19, 2014

Salary and education issues between California State University and the California Faculty Association are improving for the first time since 2007. While CFA members find working with Chancellor Timothy White to be refreshing, they are still “cautiously optimistic,” according to Sacramento ...

New budget proposal could affect labor union negotiations

Joe Davis

January 28, 2014

Gov. Jerry Brown allocated a $142.2 million increase to the California State University’s proposed budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, but the mark fell short of the $237.6 million the CSU asked for in November.This marks the second year of increases. Last year Brown added 5 percent to the more than $2 billion ...

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