Topics covered in this eNews edition:
Cal/OSHA: Employees Deserve a Safe and Healthy Workplace
Tentative Telecommuting Agreement Reached at CSU Fullerton
Union Survey: Are You Getting the News You Need
Deadline for Statewide Union Elections: May 15, 20221
Acts of hate against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have risen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our communities must stand united against all forms of racism. #StopAsianHate #APAHM
From the Chinese Exclusion Act to Japanese Internment during World War II to discrimination during COVID, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have felt too much hate and xenophobia. This month, we honor Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who continue to fight for a better world in the face of injustice.
Immigrants for too long have been undervalued.
This Saturday, May 1st, May Day, working people across the country are taking action to demand that our elected leaders pass fair and humane immigration reform with a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented workers, most of whom are essential workers, and invest in care work.
Join Us: SEIU.org/MayDay
The California State University has announced it will require vaccinations for all students, staff, and faculty beginning the Fall 2021 semester *if* the Federal Drug Administration grants full approval of COVID-19 vaccines. Many have questions and concerns following this announcement. Below is the Union’s Q&A to address some of the issues raised; this post will be updated as new information emerges.
The CSU is legally obligated to negotiate with the Union on “reasonably foreseeable impact” of its vaccination requirement. Take this one-minute survey to help our Bargaining Team better address our members' needs before we negotiate with the University on areas such as alternative telework and consequences for non-compliance. UPDATED 5/1: Survey is now closed.
CA Budget News | May 13, 2021
eNews 4.15.2021 | Enhanced COVID Related Leave
eNews 3.18.2021 | New Working Group on Salary Structure; Vaccination Privacy Rights; EEP at Sonoma State