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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...

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...

Strike dates on CSU campuses announced

Kevin Wehr, president of the Sacramento chapter of the CFA, reads a statement during a press conference on Monday, Feb. 8 in Sacramento to announce the upcoming strike dates.

Joel Boland

February 8, 2016

In a press conference Monday morning, the California Faculty Association announced the dates of a five-day strike if negotiations with the California State University administration do not yield results. If the salary dispute remains unsettled, the CFA will strike for five days on all 23 CSU ...

Faculty Senate addresses looming CFA strike

Joel Boland

February 5, 2016

Sacramento State’s Faculty Senate reconvened for the first time this semester addressing the impending faculty strike and a proposed Duplicate Graduate Degrees Policy. The Thursday meeting in the University Union began with a message from Margarita Berta-Avila, vice president of the Sacrament...

Board of Trustees meeting considers alternate outcomes for CFA

Board of Trustees meeting considers alternate outcomes for CFA

Joel Boland

November 18, 2015

The California State University Board of Trustees met in Long Beach on Tuesday and Wednesday this week while the California Faculty Association organized a protest rally outside. Members of the CFA voted in favor of going on strike if the CSU Board of Trustees didn’t agree to raise faculty ...

CFA announces results for strike

Joel Boland

November 4, 2015

The California Faculty Association vote results came in on Nov. 4 with 94.4 percent of members voting to authorize a strike for a 5 percent salary increase. CFA President Jennifer Eagan announced the results of the vote at a news conference at San Jose State earlier today. “We are ready t...

Potential faculty strike is approaching for higher wages

CFA signs have been posted around Sacramento State's campus, including this one located by the library.

Joel Boland

October 26, 2015

Voting is now taking place to decide whether the California Faculty Association will go on strike for higher wages. CFA is a union of 23,000 professors, lecturers, librarians, counselors and coaches from the 23 California State University campuses. Margarita Berta-Avila, vice president of t...

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