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CSUEU E-NEWS: February 23, 2017 (3 days ago)
Biweekly news digest from the California State University Employees Union If you would like to receive CSUEU E-News directly via e-mail, please sign up at the CSUEU site. NEGOTIATIONS CONTINUE AT CSU EAST BAY NEXT WEEK SIGN UP FOR BARGAINING TEXT ALERTS CHAPTERS STATEWIDE FORM CONTRACT ACTION TEAMS BUILDING OUR NEW CONTRACT ACTION TEAM CONTEST: IDENTIFY THE CAMPUS THIS DAY IN HISTORY * * * Contract Negotiations Continue at East Bay Next Week The CSUEU bargaining team will meet with management next Tuesday through Thursday, February 28 and March 1-2. This second round of contract bargaining sessions will take place at CSU East Bay, where the Chapter 306 Contract Action Team is busy planning actions in support of the CSUEU bargaining team: Tuesday: Bargaining in UU 307ABC – observers are welcome (check in with the CSUEU info table for details before entering) Informational tabling outside the Old and New UU Wednesday: Bargaining in LIB Biella – observers are welcome (check in with the CSUEU info table for details before entering) Rally from noon to 1 p.m. at the Agora Stage – be there or be square! Thursday: Bargaining in LIB Biella – observers are welcome (check in ...
Management Continues to Threaten Retirement Benefits (5 days ago)
The CSUEU bargaining team met with management Tuesday through Thursday, February 14, 15, and 16. Following up on its “sunshine” proposals last month involving Articles 20 and 21, CSU management declared its intention to discuss employee contributions to pre-funding of retirement medical plans and extension of the time required for vesting in retirement medical plans. A potential long-term issue facing public employees, retirement medical plans have been a hot topic at bargaining tables with all state employee groups over the past year. Management also voiced its intention to discuss increases in campus parking fees and mandatory employee contributions to CalPERS pension plans, the latter in the context of the Public Employees’ Pension Reform Act (PEPRA). However, management offered zero concrete proposals or details. The CSUEU bargaining team stood strong and asked tough questions regarding each of these topics. CSUEU also proposed an employee rights-centered preamble to the collective bargaining agreement to highlight a mutual commitment to the importance of staff. Among the core values proposed by CSUEU in this document: We believe in the right to a competitive compensation structure with predictable movement ...
One Union, One Voice! (2 weeks ago)
www.csueu.org/Bargaining2017   Here you'll find the latest bargaining updates and information on actions around the state in support of the CSUEU bargaining team, and much more. Be sure to check it out!
CSUEU E-NEWS: February 9, 2017 (2 weeks ago)
Biweekly news digest from the California State University Employees Union If you would like to receive CSUEU E-News directly via e-mail, please sign up at the CSUEU site. CSU SEEK CHANGES IN BENEFITS AND LAYOFFS MEET YOUR CSUEU BARGAINING TEAM MEMBERS ATTACKS ON UNIONS: SOME GOOD WITH THE BAD CONTEST: IDENTIFY THE CAMPUS THIS DAY IN HISTORY * * * CSU Seeks Changes in Benefits and Layoffs Full contract bargaining has kicked off with an exchange of outlines of the union’s and CSU’s respective bargaining proposals. This exchange of initial proposals, known as the sunshine process, is required before the parties meet face-to-face at the bargaining table. The CSU administration’s sunshine proposal seeks to make yet-to-be-disclosed changes to the benefits and layoff sections of the contract, among other proposed adjustments. CSUEU’s proposals, on the other hand, include increases in the opportunity for employees to progress through their salary ranges while promoting advancement, retention, and equity in the workforce. The union intends to propose other improvements throughout the contract. CSUEU will stand strong against any attempt to cut to our benefits or changes that would negatively impact our members. “We’re ready to fight ...
CSU Seeks Changes in Benefits and Layoffs (2 weeks ago)
Full contract bargaining has kicked off with an exchange of outlines of the union’s and CSU’s respective bargaining proposals. This exchange of initial proposals, known as the sunshine process, is required before the parties meet face-to-face at the bargaining table. The CSU administration’s sunshine proposal seeks to make yet-to-be-disclosed changes to the benefits and layoff sections of the contract, among other proposed adjustments. CSUEU’s proposals, on the other hand, include increases in the opportunity for employees to progress through their salary ranges while promoting advancement, retention, and equity in the workforce. The union intends to propose other improvements throughout the contract. CSUEU will stand strong against any attempt to cut to our benefits or changes that would negatively impact our members. “We’re ready to fight if we need to,” says Vice President for Representation Rocky Sanchez. “We know our members demand a fair contract.” It’s vital to stay informed as bargaining progresses! You can receive bargaining updates via text message or directly to your e-mail inbox. Text the word CSUEU to 787753 from your phone or sign up online to get breaking negotiation updates. The ...
CSUEU E-NEWS: January 26, 2017 (last month)
Biweekly news digest from the California State University Employees Union If you would like to receive CSUEU E-News directly via e-mail, please sign up at the CSUEU site. BOARD SELECTS ROCKY SANCHEZ AS VP FOR REP HIGH LEAD LEVELS IN WATER AT SACRAMENTO STATE NEW STEWARDS AT HUMBOLDT STATE WOMEN'S MARCH IN SAN LUIS OBISPO NEW REPORT: TUITION-FREE HIGHER ED IS POSSIBLE CONTEST: IDENTIFY THE CAMPUS THIS DAY IN HISTORY * * * Board Selects Rocky Sanchez as VP for Representation Welcome aboard to Roxana “Rocky” Sanchez, who joined the ranks of CSUEU statewide officers early this month when the Board of Directors confirmed her selection as Vice President for Representation. Rocky is a Southern California native who grew up in La Puente and holds a BA in organizational studies from Pitzer College in Claremont. She has worked at Cal Poly Pomona since 1992, serving as an administrative support coordinator in the Department of Architecture since 2000. Raised in a union family, her father was an organizer and business agent for the AFL-CIO. “In high school,” she recounts, “I used to help my dad organize workers by getting myself hired into non-union ...