A CFA response on furloughs

According to a post in the State Worker, a Sacramento Bee blog, “CSU faculty union rejects management ‘pig in a poke’ furlough plan.” According to the Bee blog, the California Faculty Association (CFA) said:

“Would you buy a “pig in a poke” — in this case, a pay cut deal composed of vague promises about what is inside the paper bag? CFA won’t. [Read More]

CFA represents 23,000 professors, lecturers, librarians, counselors and coaches who teach in the California State University system. Just about everyone I have spoken to says if CFA does not agree to furloughs they will not happen and instead we will be facing massively massive layoffs, as opposed to less massive layoffs with furloughs.

Here is a link to a PDF formatted letter dated July 1 from CFA union leadership to faculty in the CSU system.

I have a Twitter feed I try to keep up to date about this issue on a real-time basis. Please feel free to check it out and/or subscribe here:
http://twitter.com/my_union

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