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What Do We Want? A Fair Contract! When Do We Want It? NOW!

09 Dec
What Do We Want? A Fair Contract! When Do We Want It? NOW!

An artice I wrote for the Otter Realm

Otter Realm

CSU faculty protest for smaller classes, adequate raises

Tyler Gidney, Staff Reporter
TGIDNEY@CSUMB.EDU

On Wednesday, Oct. 8, in the shadow of California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB)’s Tanimura and Antel Family Memorial Library, dozens of current faculty and their allies dressed in black and gathered to mourn the 100th day since their labor contract expired on June 30.  The group then marched in a “funeral procession” to President Ochoa’s office to deliver personal letters regarding the hardship placed on faculty by the absence of a fair contract.  IMG_6251

This planned action was not only carried out here at CSUMB, but was a coordinated effort by the California Faculty Association (CFA) to organize protests on all CSU campuses.  The protests were designed by the CFA and its local teams on each campus to call university  presidents to make different decisions regarding allocation of funds and to support the faculty that could…

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