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The CFA strike ends as it should

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Sean Daly

April 14, 2016

California State University faculty members and students who stress about class recently received some good news: The CFA strike for a 5 percent pay increase has been averted.As many students have learned, union faculty members working for all CSUs organized to walk out on classes April 13-15 and 18-19...

CFA and CSU management reach tentative agreement

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George Johnston

April 8, 2016

The California Faculty Association and California State University management have reached a tentative agreement.The tentative agreement includes:A 5 percent general salary increase on June 30, 2016 for all faculty on active pay status or on leave.A 2 percent general salary increase on July 1, 2016 fo...

In honor of Cesar Chavez, students support faculty labor rights

Students gathered in Trinity Commons to support labor rights for faculty in honor of Cesar Chavez. Photo credit: Molly Sullivan

Molly Sullivan

April 2, 2016

To commemorate Cesar Chavez, Chico State students gathered in Trinity Commons on March 28 to show solidarity with the California Faculty Association strike. “We want to continue Cesar Chavez’s legacy of labor rights,” said Yvette Rivera, a senior psychology major. “It’...

CFA votes yes to strike

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Michael Catelli

November 4, 2015

The results from the California Faculty Association vote to strike on salary increase showed a 94 percent in favor of striking. The organization is comprised of instructional faculty, lecturers, librarians, counselors and coaches from all 23 CSU schools and plan to march to the chancellor's office in Lo...

Contingent faculty to demonstrate for National Adjunct Walkout Day

A class of 98 students fills a room in Tehama Hall. Photo credit: Trevor Ryan

Dylan Dewit

February 24, 2015

Chico State adjunct faculty members will be tabling to express grievances concerning low salary, poor working conditions, job insecurity and large workloads relative to tenure-track faculty outside of Glenn Hall, Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. The demonstration is in response to an open letter releas...

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