Presentation on theme: "CFA Workshop for Lecturers and Coaches May 28, 2008 CFA East Bay Chapter."— Presentation transcript:
CFA Workshop for Lecturers and Coaches May 28, 2008 CFA East Bay Chapter
The document that unites all faculty in the CSU is the Collective Bargaining Agreement or Contract: Read through the names of the 41 Articles listed in the Table of Contents.
Contract table of contents ARTICLE 1 RECOGNITION ARTICLE 2 DEFINITIONS ARTICLE 3 EFFECT OF AGREEMENT ARTICLE 4 SAVINGS CLAUSE ARTICLE 5 MANAGEMENT RIGHTS ARTICLE 6 CFA'S RIGHTS ARTICLE 7 CFA SECURITY ARTICLE 8 FACULTY PARTICIPATION ARTICLE 9 CONCERTED ACTIVITIES ARTICLE 10 GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES ARTICLE 11 PERSONNEL FILES ARTICLE 12 APPOINTMENT ARTICLE 13 PROBATION AND TENURE ARTICLE 14 PROMOTION ARTICLE 15 EVALUATION ARTICLE 16 NON-DISCRIMINATION ARTICLE 17 TEMPORARY SUSPENSION ARTICLE 18 REPRIMANDS ARTICLE 19 DISCIPLINARY ACTION PROCEDURE ARTICLE 20 WORKLOAD ARTICLE 21 SUMMER TERM EMPLOYMENT ARTICLE 22 LEAVES OF ABSENCE WITHOUT PAY ARTICLE 23 LEAVES OF ABSENCE WITH PAY ARTICLE 24 SICK LEAVE ARTICLE 25 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ARTICLE 26 FEE WAIVER ARTICLE 27 SABBATICAL LEAVES ARTICLE 28 DIFFERENCE IN PAY LEAVES ARTICLE 29 FACULTY EARLY RETIREMENT PROGRAM ARTICLE 30 PRE-RETIREMENT REDUCTION IN TIME BASE ARTICLE 31 SALARY ARTICLE 32 BENEFITS ARTICLE 33 HOLIDAYS ARTICLE 34 VACATION ARTICLE 35 OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT ARTICLE 36 ADDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ARTICLE 37 SAFETY ARTICLE 38 LAYOFF ARTICLE 39 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS ARTICLE 40 EXTENSION FOR-CREDIT EMPLOYMENT ARTICLE 41 DURATION AND IMPLEMENTATION
For an introduction to the contract, see the CFA Lecturers’ Handbook: See especially the Quick Guide on Page 9.
Lecturers’ Handbook TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. The Work Environment………………..……………Pg. 3 About the CSU CFA: the Faculty’s Union - a Brief History Lecturers in the CSU 2. The Collective Bargaining Agreement…...……….Pg. 7 Quick Guide to Lecturer Provisions in CFA- CSU Collective Bargaining Agreement 3. Employment………………………………………... Pg. 10 Your Employment Records Appointment Letter Personnel Files Evaluation Reappointment and Careful Consideration Job Security: One-Year and Three-Year Appointments 4. Compensation………………………………………. Pg. 15 Salary Range Elevation Benefits CSU Fee Waiver Program Retirement Unemployment Benefits Sample Unemployment Insurance - Appeal Letter 5. Leaves……………………………….………………. Pg. 25 Paid Leave Unpaid Leave 6. Grievances and Other Problems……………….…..Pg. 27 Grievances Possible Disciplinary Action Sexual Harassment and the Right to - Non-Discrimination Problems with Students 7. Organizing…………………………......…………….... Pg. 31 Building Lecturer Networks Participating in Your CFA Chapter Right to Participate in CFA Activities Academic Senates and Lecturers CFA’s Affiliation with the AAUP 8. Toward Better Conditions for Teaching and Learning…………………………..………... Pg. 35 CFA Resolution: Professional Work Environment for Lecturers Guidelines for Good Practices 9. CFA Membership……………………………………... Pg. 37 Membership Application Form 10. The CFA Lecturers’ Council………………………... Pg. 39 Appendix A. CFA Bylaw Provisions ………………….... Pg. 41 (1) CFA Mission Statement and Purpose (2) Lecturer Representation and Role in CFA Governance Appendix B. Salary Schedule……………………..……. Pg. 44 (1) CSU Salary Schedule for Lecturer – Academic Year (2) Chart of the Lecturer Salary Schedule Appendix C. Glossary……………………………………. Pg. 46
Quick Guide to Lecturer Provisions in CFA/CSU Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) This quick guide refers you to CBA articles with provisions that are particularly relevant to lecturers (faculty on full- or part-time temporary appointments). The CBA is available at CFA’s web site: For further information, refer to the Lecturers’ Handbook or contact CFA. Getting and Keeping the Work 12.2 Appointment letters 12.3 One-year appointment rights and entitlement rights (see also chart in Appendix F) 12.5 Pay for classes canceled prior to third class meeting/subsequent cancellations require full pay 12.5, 12.6 Full-time non-contingent appointment rights 12.7 Careful consideration 12.9 Similar assignment and salary placement Three-year appointments, including zero-time-base to protect entitlement (12.12.f) h Recall rights (see also Article 38.48) Presumption of subsequent three-year appointments Preference for available work (order of assignment) up to and including a 1.0 time base Restrictions on Teaching Associate employment Restrictions on Visiting Faculty employment Evaluation procedures (including student evaluations of teaching) Classroom visits require notification and consultation Periodic evaluation required only once during 3-year term for lecturers with 3- year appointments Contractual procedures and hiring order for summer term Leave of absence without pay (Lecturer entitlements protected in 22.2) Paid maternity/paternity leave (Article 23 covers additional paid leaves) Paid sick leave, disability leave, and catastrophic leave Order of layoff (see also recall rights in 38.48) 11.1 Personnel files as basis for personnel actions 10.2 Lecturers have full access to grievance procedures: both contract and statutory tracks Expedited umpire arbitration procedure for lecturer appointment cases Getting a Fair Salary: Lecturers on same salary schedule as tenure-line faculty (except Range A only for Lecturers) Lecturers receive same percent General Salary Increase as tenure-line faculty Lecturers in D range eligible for Post Promotion Increases (PPI) Lecturers receive same percent Service Salary Increases (SSIs) as tenure-line faculty Re-appointment in same department or unit requires same or higher salary placement Lecturer SSI eligibility 24 WTUs at semester campus or 36 WTUs at quarter campus Range elevation to allow advancement on salary schedule (with appeal rights) Notification of range elevation eligibility required Dedicated department funding Getting Benefits 32.2 Full health benefits (medical, vision, dental, disability) for lecturers and coaches with at least 6 units (a 0.4 time base) per term and appointment for at least one semester or two consecutive quarters Flex cash payments for benefits-eligible faculty who waive benefits Lecturer benefits stipend in summer term PST Retirement Plan for lecturers not eligible for CalPERS retirement plan Lecturers with at least 7.5 WTUs enrolled in CalPERS and social security (with employee and employer contributions) at beginning of third semester or fourth quarter of consecutive employment Lecturers and coaches eligible for fee waiver (see restrictions in 26.1) Equal Access/Recognition as a Faculty Member in the System 2.13 Part-time and full-time faculty on temporary appointments are faculty unit employees in Unit 3 covered by all references in the CBA to “faculty” unless specifically excluded In statutory grievance process, all lecturers can vote in faculty panel elections, and full-time lecturers can serve on panels and committees. (Service by lecturers is voluntary.) 24.9 Right to notification of total accrued sick leave Access to direct deposit program Access to pre-tax parking and one parking pass for multiple campuses 33.3 Access to personal holiday 27.2, 28.4 Full-time lecturer eligibility for sabbatical and difference-in-pay leaves
12.2 Appointment Letter An individual lecturer’s appointment letter specifies their terms of employment, including: Beginning and ending dates Range Timebase Salary For an explanation of these terms, see Sections 3 and 4 of the Lecturers’ Handbook:
Timebase Full-time lecturers have a timebase of 1.0 which consists of 15 Weighted Teaching Units (WTUs) per quarter. Each class is typically worth 4 WTUs. One class = 4 WTUs = 4/15 = Two classes = 8 WTUs = 8/15 = Three classes = 12 WTUs = 12/15 =
Salary calculation What is the full-time monthly salary for a lecturer with a timebase of and a monthly salary of $ ? (Two classes = 8 WTUs = 8/15 = ) $ / = $3470
Lecturer Salary Schedule as of 7/1/2007
Full-time Monthly Salaries for Lecturers on Academic Year Appointments effective 7/1/2007 RangeMinSSI MaxMax A B C D
Salary Overview See CFA Lecturers’ Handbook page 16 and Articles and 31.25
Upcoming General Salary Increases (GSIs) 2% June 30, 2008 close of business 3% July 1, % June 30, 2009 close of business 4% July 1, % June 30, 2010 close of business
Service Salary Increases (SSIs) Awarded after completing 36 WTUs in a single department since being appointed or since receiving last SSI. (See Article ) 2.65 % SSIs bargained for fiscal years 2006/07, 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10. (See Article )
Coaches and Equity Pay This year: Coaching Specialists Next year: Coaches and Head Coaches See Article 31.17: Article_31.pdf See the CFA Equity Pay page:
Article 12 Appointment Read these sections of Article 12: 12.7 Careful Consideration Three-year Appointments Range Elevation Preference for Available Temporary Work df See Sections 3 and 4 of the Lecturers’ Handbook:
What’s new in Article 15 Evaluation 15.5 Rebuttal time extended to 10 days day notice and consultation required on classroom visits 15.26Lecturers holding three-year appointments need only one periodic evaluation during appointment (not yet implemented at East Bay)
21.24 Summer order of hiring c. Next, campuses must offer teaching assignments to qualified lecturers with 3 year appointment rights or 1 year appointment rights if their time base entitlement pursuant to Article 12 was not fully satisfied during the immediately preceding academic year. Assignments offered shall be up to the maximum time base entitlement pursuant to Article d. Next, campuses must offer teaching assignments to qualified lecturers who taught in the immediately preceding academic year who are not included in paragraph c above. e. Finally, campuses may offer teaching assignments to any other candidates.
Article 11 Personnel Files Your Personnel Action File (or PAF) resides in the Office of Academic Affairs, Warren Hall 815. Call to make an appointment to review it The Personnel Action File shall be defined as the one (1) official personnel file for employment information and information that may be relevant to personnel recommendations or personnel actions regarding a faculty unit employee A faculty unit employee shall have the right to submit material to his/her Personnel Action File. A faculty unit employee shall also have the right to submit a written rebuttal to any material in his/her Personnel Action File, or scheduled for placement in his/her Personnel Action File after notification of such placement pursuant to provision 11.4 of this Article The faculty unit employee shall be notified of the placement of any material in his/her Personnel Action File that the appropriate administrator initially considers to be accurate and relevant, and the faculty unit employee shall be provided with a copy of such material at least five (5) days prior to such placement Personnel recommendations or decisions relating to retention, tenure, promotion, or termination based upon work performance, or any other personnel action shall be based on the Personnel Action File. For the purposes of this section, course assignments shall not be considered personnel actions. However, course assignments shall not be punitive in nature.
Article 10 Grievance Procedures See Lecturers’ Handbook pages 27-29: CFA website grievance page: a. The term “grievance” when an employee is the grievant shall mean an allegation that the employee was directly wronged in connection with the rights accruing to his or her job classification, benefits, working conditions, appointment, reappointment, tenure, promotion, reassignment, or the like, including but not limited to rights arising under this Agreement A grievant eligible to grieve pursuant to provision 10.2 of this Article may file a Level I grievance with the President no later than forty-two (42) days after the event giving rise to the grievance, or no later than forty-two (42) days after the grievant knew or reasonably should have known of the event giving rise to the grievance New statutory process with Faculty Hearing Committee New umpire process
Health Benefits 32.2 Eligible Lecturers and Coaches in academic year classifications who are appointed for at least six (6) weighted teaching units (i.e., 0.4 time base) for at least one semester or two or more consecutive quarters shall be eligible to receive health benefits offered through the CalPERS system for the life of this Agreement. East Bay Benefits webpage: Benefits Summary Brochure: Unit.pdf
FlexCash All employees eligible for either health or dental insurance pursuant to this Agreement, shall be entitled to waive health and/or dental insurance in exchange for the following monthly payments: a. Waive medical & dental $140 per month b. Waive medical only $128 per month c. Waive dental only $12 per month In order to participate, each employee will be required to request participation and certify that s/he has alternate non-CSU insurance for the CSU insurance being waived.
Unemployment Benefits See CFA Lecturers’ Handbook pages : See CFA webpage on unemployment benefits:
Retirement See CFA Lecturers’ Handbook page 20: CalPERS Retirement Benefits Brochure: ts/StateMISC_pub pdf
Important Resources CSUEB Academic Affairs CSUEB Academic Senate
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) %20Call.doc Eligibility for Faculty Support Grants: Lecturers with a minimum of two years of teaching at Cal State East Bay immediately preceding the year of application and a minimum current.80 annual appointment are eligible to apply for all award categories, but awards are contingent upon appointment the academic year immediately following the award of the grant. All lecturers with a minimum of two years of teaching at Cal State East Bay immediately preceding the year of application are eligible to apply for Mini-Grants, but awards are contingent upon appointment the academic year immediately following the award of the grant.