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Faculty strike looms over April

Joey Reams
February 8, 2016
Filed under News

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...

Faculty strike continued throughout afternoon at CSUEB

Faculty strike continued throughout afternoon at CSUEB

Michelle Olson
November 17, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

Members of the California Faculty Association from throughout Northern California gathered today at Cal State East Bay as part of a planned strike in protest of on-going contract disputes with the CSU system. Cornel West, philosopher, author and member of the Democratic Socialists of America, arrived at Cal State East Bay at about 4 p.m. He was se...

Faculty strike is justified, pay increases long overdue

Michelle Olson
October 11, 2011
Filed under Opinion

The California Faculty Association decided last Wednesday to move forward with plans to strike. A final decision will be given later this month. We support the association's position. The CFA, which consists of 24,000 faculty members, wanted pay increases in the 2008-09 and 2009-10  school years,...

SF State faculty participates in nationwide ‘Scholar Strike’

Although faculty members in the CSU work under a

Joel Umanzor Jr., Staff Reporter
September 8, 2020
Filed under Campus

Members of the SF State faculty began participating in an online, two-day nationwide forum on Tuesday in an attempt to bring awareness to systemic injustices targeting people of color across the country. The “Scholar Strike” is a grassroots online demonstration promoting a work stoppage for faculty of universities nationwide to p...

CSU Faculty announce plans for potential strike

Moby Howeidy
September 25, 2015
Filed under News

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 and...

VIDEO: Faculty and staff strike up lively competition at monthly bowling league

VIDEO: Faculty and staff strike up lively competition at monthly bowling league

Heather Ito
November 13, 2012
Filed under Sports

It requires a strong wrist, careful footing and precise aim to bombard a set of 10 blocks of maple wood with a 16-pound sphere to obtain a strike. Once a month, a group of SF State Gators gets together in teams to try their hands at this strike challenge at the Classic Bowling Center in Daly City....

California Faculty Association moves closer to strike

California Faculty Association moves closer to strike

Kelly Goff
May 10, 2012
Filed under Uncategorized

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
Filed under Uncategorized

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
Filed under News

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...

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
Filed under Uncategorized

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
Filed under Uncategorized

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 to strike over contract dispute

Cailie Skelton
November 8, 2011
Filed under Uncategorized

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...

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