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UCSB Employees Cry Foul Over Health Plan Changes

by Lyz Hoffman. Santa Barbara Independent. October 7, 2013 – “The University of California recently unveiled changes to its health insurance plans, including an axing of Anthem plans that will reduce UCSB employees’ options to get treatment at Sansum Clinic and Cottage Hospital. Hundreds of UCSB faculty and staff gathered on campus Thursday to voice their concerns about the changes, railing against being left out of the negotiations and now being asked to decide on new plans in the next several weeks before they take effect Read More +

Role of the SBFA

Your Faculty Association’s primary role is to serve as the faculty watchdog on issues affecting faculty welfare both in and outside the University. We define faculty welfare broadly to include any issue affecting the health, other benefits, and the faculty’s ability to do their work well. Bread and Butter Issues Over the years your Faculty Association has handled many complex issues including salary increases, protection of benefits and organizing support for or against propositions, and political initiatives affecting the faculty and the university. At UCSB, Read More +