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CFA strike averted, salary vote set for May

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.

Joel Boland

April 14, 2016

After months of deliberating, negotiating and agitating, the California Faculty Association has made a tentative agreement with the California State University administration and called off what would have been the largest U.S. higher education strike in history. The CSU has agreed to award fa...

Faculty senate hears tentative strike agreement announcement

State Hornet Staff

April 13, 2016

The Sacramento State Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, April 7, saw the announcement that a tentative agreement had been reached between the California State University and the California Faculty Association.This has effectively avoided the planned strike. Other topics discussed at the meeting included the a...

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

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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...

CSU chancellor, CFA talk for first time regarding strike

CSU chancellor, CFA talk for first time regarding strike

Jacob Abbott

April 6, 2016

For the first time since the California Faculty Association announced it would strike for an increase in pay, California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White has sat down at the negotiation table. In an email sent out today by CFA President Jen Eagan, CSU management and the chancellor ...

CFA announces recommendations made by fact-finding panel

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

Yieng Xiong

March 30, 2016

The California Faculty Association held a press conference at Sacramento State on Monday, March 28 to announce the recommendations made by the fact-finder about the CFA’s ongoing fight for a salary increase. According to the report, Bonnie Castrey, who chaired the fact-finding panel, made the following ...

Students rally in support of faculty pay dispute

Members of Students for Quality Education protesting at Sac State with a megaphone after the California Faculty Association's announcement regarding the looming strike and pay dispute with the CSU, Monday, March 28. 

Monica Dattage

March 28, 2016

A group of approximately 20 students and a handful of faculty created a picketing circle in the Free Speech Area of the Library Quad on Monday. The individuals marched holding signs that read, "Educate the State" and " Students Support Faculty."Senior history major Jamier Sale said this demonstration ...

CFA report goes public with recommendations

The California Faculty Association leadership speaking at a press conference in the University Union to announce the release of a third party fact finding panel's recommendations about the pay dispute with the California State University Administration, Monday, March 28. 

Joel Boland

March 28, 2016

The California Faculty Association announced the recommendations of the third party fact finding panel in the pay dispute with the California State University administration this morning.After a ten day media blackout, the CFA has released the following recommendations from the fact finding panel:The fir...

CFA holds forum for students

Zack Jordan

February 20, 2016

The California Faculty Association put on a forum to answer student questions and receive student involvement about the strike being held in April. The CFA held the forum at various times on Feb. 17 to ensure students would be able to attend and ask questions. Margarita Berta-Avila, vice pre...

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