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CSU, CFA salary agreement approaches finalization

CSU, CFA salary agreement approaches finalization

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...

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

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

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...

CSU and CFA Mediation Unsuccessful

CSU and CFA Mediation Unsuccessful

Nicollette Ashtiani

October 8, 2015

The California State University Board of Trustees and the California Faculty Association met today for their Oct. 8 mediation in Sacramento to reach a compromise regarding salary negotiations for all Cal State Faculty. Unfortunately no settlement was made so both groups will be moving on to the fa...

CSU and CFA salary negotiation reaches final stages

CSU and CFA salary negotiation reaches final stages

Nicollette Ashtiani

October 6, 2015

The California State University Board of Trustees and the California Faculty Association will meet for mediation Oct. 8 to settle salary compensation in their three-year contract. Most of the contract was signed and settled last fall, yet due to discrepancies regarding future salary compensation,...

Seven things to know about the CFA/CSU salary negotiations

Seven things to know about the CFA/CSU salary negotiations

Nicollette Ashtiani

September 30, 2015

The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees and the California Faculty Association (CFA) have a two-year contract signed last year that permits the reopening of salary negotiations. The process began in spring, where both parties gave their own proposals regarding the salary increase....

Race to the Bottom: California Faculty Association publishes series to highlight professors stagnant salaries

Branden Navarro

March 24, 2015

The California Faculty Association (CFA) announced plans Tuesday to publish a series of papers titled "Race to the Bottom," to show how 10 years without a serious bump in faculty salary is affecting the California State University mission. Dr. Lillian Taiz, CFA Board of Directors president and profe...

CSU managers’ salaries ‘prioritized’ over teachers’, report finds

CSU managers’ salaries ‘prioritized’ over teachers’, report finds

City News Service

March 24, 2015

LONG BEACH (CNS) - Over the past decade, the California State University system increased its spending on managers and supervisors by 48 percent, while spending on teachers grew by just 25 percent, according to a report released today by the faculty union. But CSU officials insisted the system has...

Study reveals that majors, not institutions will pay off more for college students

Study reveals that majors, not institutions will pay off more for college students

Shira Moskowitz

September 18, 2013

New graduates who hold bachelor’s degrees in the same major make the same amount of money regardless of the institution they attended, a recent study found. The study, published by College Measures, collected data from Arkansas, Colorado, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia, and concluded which majors ...

Equal work, not equal pay for CSU salaries

Equal work, not equal pay for CSU salaries

Jason Gallaher

May 5, 2013

Financial discrepancies persist as professors in different academic departments are not paid equally, even if they hold the same position, according to the Human Resources department of the California State University system. In the HR department’s most recent Faculty Recruitment and Retention Surve...

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