Thursday, October 9, 2014
Things could be worse
Cal State University faculty demonstrated at campuses across the state Wednesday, calling on leaders to help put an end to labor disputes with the Chancellor’s Office. At Cal State Long Beach, about 75 faculty and students delivered letters urging intervention from President Jane Close Conoley. Faculty at 17 other campuses made similar demands in their quest for a contract that restores pay increases and addresses workload, among other issues. Faculty members have been without a contract since June 30. They haven’t received a pay raise since 2007, other than a salary increase that annually amounts to $960 for full-time instructors, or the equivalent of what some professors say is a tank of gas a month...
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