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May 16, 2019
Legislative Advocacy at the State Capitol
What does union strength look like? For those working inside or visiting the state Capitol on May 6-7, the power of worker solidarity was very much visible and … BLUE!
Lobby Day 2019 was a two-day explosion of energy and commitment as members from the CSU Employees Union and friends from the Academic Professionals of California (APC) once again joined hands to speak directly to state legislators. This year, a singular message was heard on every floor of the Capitol: #StepItUp for #AB369 because #23YearsIsLongEnough.
“CSU Support Staff have endured 23 years of not moving through the salary range and it is time to correct ...
CSUEU Fresno Chapter President Terry Wilson: “I shouldn’t be penalized for working at the CSU.”
AB 369, legislation to restore equity to all CSU staff, had its first hearing before the Assembly Committee on Higher Education on April 2 and was passed by 8-2.
Authored by Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber (D-San Diego), the bill restores 5% salary steps for CSU support staff and provides parity with all other state agencies and state employees.
CSUEU member Terry Wilson provided ...
It’s time to launch this year’s campaign to restore salary steps by writing your letters to the State Assembly!
You’ll recall a salary step is an incremental merit increase in salary that employees receive based on satisfactory evaluations.
Assembly Bill 369, legislation sponsored by CSUEU and authored by Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) to restore salary steps for CSU support staff, gets it first of many hearings in March. SEIU State Council and the Teamsters are ...
It’s a new year, with a new governor and new opportunities. Last year's veto was only a temporary setback. CSUEU has reintroduced this critical legislation and Dr. Weber will continue to author our bill.
The new bill, AB 369 (Weber), will restore an annual 5% salary step for CSU support staff with a satisfactory performance evaluation.
CSU support staff are the only state employees who do not receive salary steps. These merit-based salary increases were taken ...
You are the employees who run the University. CSU students, faculty and administrators rely on you to get things done and your work should be respected and appreciated.
We may have suffered a temporary setback with this veto, but I must say that the CSU can’t ignore support staff anymore.
CSUEU was phenomenal in its work on AB 1231. Not only in its lobbying, but also the thousands of personal letters and emails that were sent ...