ARTICLE 1

RECOGNITION


1.1

The Trustees of The California State University (CSU) recognize the California Faculty Association (CFA) as the sole and exclusive representative of the bargaining unit (Unit 3) which includes employees in classifications set forth in Appendix A of this Agreement.

1.2

The parties recognize that employees in the classifications listed in Appendix B of this Agreement and all other management, supervisory, and confidential employees as defined in HEERA are excluded from the bargaining unit.

1.3

The parties agree that employees appointed for sixty (60) days or less in classifications described in Appendix A of this Agreement that indicate "Casual mployment Employee" are excluded from the bargaining unit and are not covered by the terms of this Agreement except as provided for in provision 1.4.

1.4

The parties agree that all Head Coaches in classifications 2373, 2374 or 2375, who supervise two or more full-time faculty unit employees shall be excluded from the bargaining unit.

1.5

The parties agree that employees in classification 2357, Instructional Faculty - Summer Session, shall be excluded from the bargaining unit except for:

  1. probationary or tenured employees in another classification described in Appendix A, or;

  2. temporary employees appointed for at least one (1) term in the previous academic year in a class described in Appendix A.

1.6

The parties agree that all department chairs and department heads shall be included in the bargaining unit.

1.7

The CSU shall notify CFA sixty (60) days prior to the effective date of (a) new classifications related to bargaining unit classifications or (b) revised bargaining unit classifications.

  1. Prior to the effective date of a new classification, CFA may request a meeting with the CSU to discuss whether the new classification is appropriate for the bargaining unit. Such a meeting shall be held. The parties may mutually agree in writing to modify the unit to include the new classification. If the parties disagree as to the inclusion of a new classification in the bargaining unit, either party may seek a unit modification petition pursuant to the procedures established by PERB.

  2. Prior to the effective date of a revised classification or inclusion of a new classification in the bargaining unit, CFA may request to meet and confer regarding the impact of the revised classification or a new classification on bargaining unit members.

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Last updated: October 9, 2002

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