- LA Chapter
The California Faculty Association (CFA)
represents 20,000 faculty, librarians, and counselors who work at the 22
California State University campuses. While
bargaining an equitable contract is of supreme importance to faculty, CFA has a
coordinated strategy that includes many other facets.
helped to develop ideas for a legislative agenda. Many of these suggestions
found their way into legislation sponsored or supported by CFA in the California
Frustrated by the “advocacy vacuum” for the CSU’s share of the California
state budget, CFA has inaugurated a project that articulates a new vision for
the University by creating a budget that will provide affordable, accessible and
members participated in an organized effort to support the campaigns of
pro-faculty candidates for the state legislature and in the Spring of 2001
helped to elect CFA member Professor Gloria Romero to the State Senate.
RIGHTS: CFA has
been pressing hard to get the CSU to deal with the large backlog of grievances
and arbitration hearings on problems faced by individual faculty.
THE SUPPORT OF OTHERS: We
have encountered broad support on campuses and in surrounding communities for
CFA’s work . Students, Academic Senates, elected officials,
labor leaders and individuals from as far away as Australia have
expressed their support for our efforts.
Why should you join the
California Faculty Association?
CFA is the exclusive
collective bargaining representative for CSU faculty.
CFA advocates quality
education in The California State University.
CFA protects the
facultys interests in the California Legislature
CFA advances academic
freedom and upholds faculty rights
CFA delivers financial
protections for the faculty
CFA promotes faculty
participation in the governance of The CSU and in CFA
CFA promotes diversity
CFA affiliates organizations
solidify CFAs power. CFA is affiliated with the
American Association of University Professors, the
California Teachers Association, the National Education
Association, the California State Employees
Association, the Service Employees International Union,
and the American Federation of Labor-Congress of
CFA offers added economic
benefits to its members
Any suggestions and/or comments should be
forwarded to CFA-LA (firstname.lastname@example.org)