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January 21, 2016
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Act now to stop UC pension benefit reductions

The University of California is currently considering introducing a new pension plan for its employees hired after 2016. During last year’s budget negotiations, Governor Jerry Brown persuaded UC President Janet Napolitano to accept a cap on pensionable salary that would … Continue reading

September 9, 2015
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BFA Letter to Vice Provost for Faculty RE: Targeting Decoupling Initiative awards.

Prof. Janet Broughton Vice Provost for the Faculty Dear Vice-Provost Broughton (Janet): On behalf of the Board of the Berkeley Faculty Association, we’d like to express appreciation for your so carefully crafting a method for distributing the 2015 Targeted Decoupling … Continue reading

July 23, 2015
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BFA Co-Chair statement to UC Regents about new UCRS tier

BFA Co-Chair Professor Celeste Langan spoke on behalf of the UC Faculty Associations at the July 22, 2015 UC Regents meeting during the public comment period. Below is a copy of her full statement: As co-Chair of the Berkeley Faculty … Continue reading

March 20, 2015
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Petition to protect UC healthcare options – sent 4/7/15

Update: The healthcare petition was sent to President Napolitano on April 7, 2015. It generated 2,611 signatures, the vast majority senate faculty. Berkeley had by far the largest contingent of signatures. We hear that the plans have been postponed, perhaps indefinitely. … Continue reading