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California Faculty Association moves closer to strike

California Faculty Association moves closer to strike

Kelly Goff
May 10, 2012
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As pressure mounts for the California Faculty Association and the California State University to reach a contract agreement, about 30 faculty and students gathered Tuesday at 19th and Holloway avenues to try to bring more attention to the now 23-month-old struggle. Amid chants calling for a fair contract...

California Faculty Association announces rolling strikes

California Faculty Association announces rolling strikes

Kale Williams
May 2, 2012
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Members of the California Faculty Association gathered today in the quad at SF State to announce that they voted to authorize a series of rolling two-day strikes across the 23 campuses of the California State University system. By an overwhelming margin of 95 percent, more than 12,500 CFA members...

California Faculty Association could strike again

California Faculty Association could strike again

Jennifer Terman
March 14, 2012
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Another backlash against budget cuts and sacrifices to the education system may hit campuses in the next several months if the California Faculty Association approves a strike in mid-April. CFA is currently asking members to pledge to vote yes on a potential strike. The CFA and California State U...

INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: California Faculty Association and the CSU

Sara Donchey
March 14, 2012
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INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: California Faculty Association and the CSU

INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: California Faculty Association and the CSU

Godofredo Vasquez
March 14, 2012
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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 since June 2010. Faculty members...

VIDEO, PHOTOS: California Faculty Association strikes at Cal State East Bay

VIDEO, PHOTOS: California Faculty Association strikes at Cal State East Bay

Krissa Stanton
November 18, 2011
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A one-day strike took place at Cal State East Bay yesterday by the California Faculty Association members as the result of ongoing pay disputes with the California State University system. Tense negotiations have been occurring for two years as the CSU denied faculty members pay increases that were promised to them in the union's contract. The CSU cited the cont...

Faculty, students gathered at CSU East Bay for California Faculty Association strike

Faculty, students gathered at CSU East Bay for California Faculty Association strike

Krissa Stanton
November 17, 2011
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A few hundred faculty members and students gathered at Cal State East Bay today for a one-day strike approved by the California Faculty Association earlier this month. The strike stems from years of tense negotiations between union members and the California State University system for pay increases t...

California Faculty Association and students picket at SF State

Kealan Cronin
November 8, 2011
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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 D...

California Faculty Association to strike over contract dispute

Cailie Skelton
November 8, 2011
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Negotiations over the California Faculty Association's current contract, which is still in effect from 2007, is still in heavy bargaining stages between the faculty union and the California State University system due to disputes regarding pay raises. The CFA made an announcement Monday that the Board of Directors decided to...

California Faculty Association announces strike

California Faculty Association announces strike

Megan Taros
November 7, 2011
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After tense contract negotiations regarding the denial of pay increases for the second time since 2009, the California Faculty Association announced today that it will continue with a proposed one-day strike Nov. 17. The CFA board of directors voted in favor of the strike by 93 percent. The one-day strike will take place on the Cal State East Bay and Ca...

California Faculty Association prepares to strike

California Faculty Association prepares to strike

Megan Taros
October 4, 2011
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The California Faculty Association is drawing up plans for a one-day strike to be carried out this semester. The CFA hasn't officially declared a strike but is calling for one to be carried out Nov. 17 at CSU East Bay and Dominguez Hills respectively.  The strike will only last one day. The final d...

1,000 SF State faculty sign petition protesting job cuts

A classroom sits unoccupied during the last week of classes at SF
State in San Francisco, California. (Emily Curiel / Golden Gate Xpress)

David Sjostedt, Editor-in-Chief
May 27, 2020
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The California Faculty Association (CFA) gathered 1,000 signatures from SF State faculty members who came together to protest job cuts. “What started our petition is that we started getting reports from lecturers that they were being threatened with losing classes or losing their positions,” ...

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