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Professors content with salary increase but say more can be done

People join for salary increase protest and hold up signs that say,

Joanna Bautista

November 30, 2016

CSUN professors say they are happy with the salary increase that was implemented earlier this year, but they feel more can still be done. Earlier this year, the California Faculty Association and California State University negotiated an agreement that promised CSU faculty a 10.5 percent salary incre...

CFA approves tentative salary agreement

2 chancellors pictured at board meeting

Eric Licas

May 3, 2016

Members of the California Faculty Association ratified a tentative salary deal Tuesday that will raise their salaries by at least 10.5 percent between now and the end of the 2017–2018 academic year.The update of the CFA's agreement with the California State University administration had been unan...

CSU, CFA salary agreement approaches finalization

Board of Trustees sitting at their desks

Eric Licas

April 28, 2016

Professors, lecturers, coaches, counselors and librarians will have until Friday to vote on the new tentative salary agreement that averted a strike on 23 California State Universities, earlier this month. The updated agreement distributes a 10.5 percent salary increase over three years and improves compensation dividends for faculty...

DC Society: Professors demonstrated America’s right to work

Picket sign of five percent logo

David Carter

April 13, 2016

Professors planned to strike on April 13 in order to send a message to the California State University system, because they are tired of being paid insufficient and wanted change for the better. They averted the strike by successfully negotiating and subsequently showed the courage unions bring for wo...

Breakdown of CFA, CSU terms of three-year agreement

A group of protesters stand with pickets

Eric Licas

April 8, 2016

The five-day strike threatening to cancel classes across the CSU's 23 campuses will not happen after a tentative agreement between the California Faculty Association and the CSU Board of Trustees was reached today.The new faculty salary plan awaits ratification by the CFA. It distributes a 10.5 perc...

Tentative CFA, CSU salary agreement includes increases for all faculty, strike called off

Group of men and women carry signs in protest

Nicollette Ashtiani

April 8, 2016

The potential upcoming strike, that California Faculty the Association was preparing across all 23 California State University Campuses, has been called off. After prolonged salary negotiations, the CFA and CSU have come to a tentative agreement. The agreement will increase salaries over three...

Twitter reacts to CFA strike postponement

CSUN special education professor Ivor Weiner drums along to protest chants at the CFA rally in Long Beach. Nov 17, 2015. Photo Credit: Daniel Shin

Julius Lasin

April 7, 2016

The California State University and California Faculty Association came to a tentative agreement on salary, which has postponed schedule strikes on all 23 CSU campuses on April 13-15 and April 18-19. CSU, CFA come to tentative agreement, strike postponed https://t.co/p1wdb6UdIb pic.twitter.com/USw...

CSU, CFA to announce tentative agreement, 5-day strike postponed

CFA demonstrators gather in downtown Long Beach on Nov. 17, 2015. (Nicollette Ashtiani / The Sundial)

Brooke Holland

April 7, 2016

The California Faculty Association announced that the planned five-day faculty strike across all of the 23 California State University campuses has been postponed, after a tentative salary agreement was released today. The California State University and CFA will hold a press conference Friday morn...

Strike prep stalled as negotiations continue

Group rallies and carried picket signs

Ashley Grant

April 7, 2016

The California State University system's statewide strike has been placed on hold while salary negotiations continue.On Wednesday, April 6, the California State University and California Faculty Association announced a 48-hour media blackout period in order to further discussion on the wage settlement for CFA members....

A.S. senate elections scheduled on possible CFA strike days

A.S. President Jorge Reyes and A.S. Vice President speak to senators about the CSU task force financial model proposal.

Ashley Grant

March 31, 2016

Associated Students' stance on the California Faculty Association and California University administration negotiation and strike remains neutral. A.S. officials gave their view of the negotiation between the CFA and CSU as the possible strike will continue until an agreement is reached. “As...

Factfinding sides with CFA in faculty dispute, acknowledge tight funds

Supporters rally

Eric Licas

March 28, 2016

The fact-finding report on the stalled faculty pay negotiations between the California State University and California Faculty Association contract became public Monday. Factfinder Bonnie Castrey sided with the approval of the California Faculty Associations’s proposal for a salary increase by reallocati...

Interactive timeline of CFA, CSU negotiations

Protester carries picket sign

Eric Licas

March 18, 2016

A long chain of events led to the California Faculty Association's announcement of a potential strike scheduled for April 13–15, and April 18–19. The issue is rooted in the fallout of the economic crisis at the end of the last decade. The CFA said faculty salaries have stagnated against inflation...

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