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CSUEU Audit Request Public Hearing on CSU Health and Safety Compliance
Report: Expiring tax increases would leave permanent revenue gap

Report: Expiring tax increases would leave permanent revenue gap

California Budget and Policy Center provides a rundown of a ballot measure that would "extend Proposition 30’s personal income tax (PIT) rate increases on high-income earners, which were approved by voters in 2012."

Latest Measure from Pension Attackers Threatens Middle Class

New ballot initiative would gut today's public employee pension plans

U. of Wisconsin Withers Under Gov. Scott Walker

And we need to remain vigilant here in California, points out CSUEU President Pat Gantt.

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

March 26 -- Yesterday marked the anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, which killed 146 garment workers in 1911 and led to many industrial workplace reforms.

CSUEU-Backed CalPERS Candidates Prevail

CSUEU-endorsed candidates J.J. Jelincic and Michael Bilbrey are the preliminary winners of the CalPERS election.

Cast Your Vote for CalPERS Board Members-at-Large

Ballots for the CalPERS election for two representatives to the Board of Administration will be mailed to eligible voters this Friday, August 30. Terms for the two positions begin in January 2014 and will expire in January 2018. CSUEU has endorsed the two incumbents, J. J. Jelincic and Michael Bilbrey.

California's Approach to Pensions Doesn't Compare to Detroit's

When Detroit, in filing for bankruptcy protection, pointed the finger at public employee pensions, it made some folks here in California draw parallels between the Motor City and the Golden State.

San Jose State Suspends Online Courses

Five online classes that were announced in January at San Jose State University were suspended after more than half of the students failed the final exams, according to an Associated Press (AP) report this morning. The failure rate on final exams ranged from 56 to 76 percent.

CalPERS Reports Strong Return on Investments

The California Public Employees' Retirement System has reported a 12.5 percent return on investments for the 12 months that ended June 30.