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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...

Strike Talk—legal guide to talking about strike

Group of demonstrators rally together

Nicollette Ashtiani

April 5, 2016

With days left until the potential California Faculty Association strike across all 23 California State University campuses, strike talk has slowly made its way into classrooms. When the CFA announced their potential strike dates, which they will pursue if they are unable to settle salary negotiations...

Strike Talk—students asked, we answered

Crowd of people carry picket signs

Daniel Robles

March 17, 2016

The Sundial asked students what questions were on their mind about the California State University administration and the California Faculty Association. The information was provided by the CFA and CSU websites. Student's Asked: Q: “Does it affect graduation?" — Cassidy Jeglum, journalism major...

CFA President gives update on strike

The CFA and CSU are currently in the fact-finding phase of negotiations. A strike cannot take place until 10 days after a report on the dispute is released by fact-finder Bonnie Prouty Castrey. Signs held during the CFA informational picket on campus on Nov. 8, 2011. (Andres Aguila/ The Sundial)

Eric Licas

February 22, 2016

Negotiation remains an option in the dispute between the California Faculty Association and California State University administration, but the CFA continues to prepare to strike, according to CFA President Jennifer Eagan. "We're trying to get management to tell us something other than 2 percent so we can...

CSU Faculty release potential strike date

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

Nicollette Ashtiani

February 10, 2016

The California Faculty Association’s Board of Directors have released the dates of the potential five-day strike, approved in a vote last semester. CFA members will strike if they cannot come to an agreement with the California State University management in regards to their request for a general salary...

CFA approves strike vote with overwhelming majority

Daniel Shin

November 4, 2015

Members of the California Faculty Association announced Wednesday morning they had approved a tentative, scheduled strike following a ten-day long authorization vote last month. In a press briefing at San Jose State University, CFA president and CSU East Bay faculty member Jennifer Eagen said more than...

Strike Vote Ends, Fact-Finding Begins

Vice President of the CFA Ivor Weiner and President of the CFA Nate Thomas, sign faculty up to participate in the vote to strike at Sierra Tower Oct. 21. Photo credit: Nicollette Ashtiani

Nicollette Ashtiani

October 29, 2015

Updated Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, 3:36 p.m.: Results from the strike authorization vote will be announced Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 10 a.m., according to the CFA website. The California Faculty Association vote on whether or not they will go on strike impending the results of the fact-finding process, ended Oc...

CSUN hosts on-campus voting for CFA strike

Vice President of the CFA Ivor Weiner and President of the CFA Nate Thomas, sign faculty up to participate in the vote to strike at Sierra Tower Oct. 21. Photo credit: Nicollette Ashtiani

Nicollette Ashtiani

October 21, 2015

CSUN faculty members of the California Faculty Association came out to a public voting station Wednesday to cast their ballots in the on-going CFA strike vote. Following unsuccessful salary negotiations between the union and the CSU system, the CFA began the 10-day strike vote on Oct. 19. Votin...

CSU and CFA salary negotiation reaches final stages

Professor Antonio lecturing.

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,...

CFA and CSU to return to the bargaining tables in May

Professor Ramon Garcia of Chicano studies department drops his ballot at the California Faculty Association voting booth on Tuesday. Photo credit: Michael Cheng / Daily Sundial

Tanya Ramirez

April 25, 2012

The California Faculty Association and the CSU will return to the bargaining table in early May. CFA faculty members across all 23 CSU campuses are engaging in online and in-person voting this week to give authorization for a CSU-wide faculty strike. The strike vote was a response to 20 months of failed negotiations between the CFA and CS...

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