This contract has expired. See the current contract.
Use of Facilities
5.1 Upon request of the Union, the CSU shall provide at no cost adequate facilities not otherwise required for campus business for union meetings that may be attended by employees during non-worktime.
5.2 The Union shall bear the cost of all campus materials and supplies incident to any union meeting or union business conducted on campus.
5.3 Intra-campus mail service, including email services shall be available to the Union at no cost for official union communications. The Union shall package and label hard copy materials for convenient handling according to the normal specifications of the campus which shall be communicated upon the request of the Union. The name of the Union shall appear on all materials sent through the campus mail service. Employee mailboxes, if any, may be utilized by the Union for purposes of union communication to bargaining unit employees.
5.4 The Union shall have the use of an adequate number of designated bulletin boards for the posting of union material. Such bulletin boards shall be visible, accessible to employees, and in areas frequented by employees.
5.5 A copy of union material posted on bulletin boards and union material intended for general distribution to employees through campus mailservice shall be provided in a timely manner to the appropriate administrator. The Union shall exercise responsibility for the content of such union material.
5.6 Union business involving employees shall be conducted during non-worktime except as provided for elsewhere in this Agreement. Union business shall not interfere with the campus programs or operations.
5.7 As a courtesy, the appropriate administrator shall be notified of the presence of a Union Representative who is not a campus employee either upon his/her arrival at the campus or by telephone in advance of arrival. As a courtesy, upon such notification, the appropriate administrator shall provide such a Union Representative with a daily parking pass at no cost to the Union.
5.8 One (1) Campus Bargaining Unit Representative per campus for each unit (2, 5, 7 and 9) shall be designated by the Union to officially represent the Union. The names of these Campus Bargaining Unit Representatives shall be provided in writing to the President.
5.9 The campus Human Resources Office shall provide to the person(s) designated by the Union, upon written request, a monthly list of all employees in bargaining units 2, 5, 7 and 9. Such lists shall contain names, bargaining unit, classification, department name or department code and campus mailing address and shall be provided at no costto the Union. An employee's home address shall be released to the Union unless the employee has officially informed the CSU that he/she wishes the home address withheld. Upon request of CSUEU, these monthly lists shall be provided in electronic format.
5.10 Upon written request of the Union, employee lists (with name, classification, hire date and department) and public information shall be provided to the person designated by the Union in a timely manner. The cost of such employee lists and public information shall be borne by the Union except as provided elsewhere in the Agreement.
Release Time for Union Business
5.12 The term "no cost" as used in this Article shall be exclusive of actual overtime costs or extraordinary clean-up costs incurred by the CSU in complying with the provisions of this Article. Such costs shall be borne by the Union. When the meeting request is submitted and the Union inquires, the CSU shall inform the Union whether or not costs shall be charged.
5.13 Upon written request of normally not less than five (5) working days from the Union to the Office of the Chancellor, the CSU shall grant a union leave without loss of compensation to any Union Representative. CSUEU shall provide a copy of the request to the relevant campus(es).
5.14 Each campus shall provide CSUEU Headquarters with a static email address for the purpose of requesting release time and union leave (e.g., email@example.com). CSUEU will be notified before any changes are made to this address.
5.15 An employee shall not suffer reprisals for participation in union activities, including, but not limited to, filing and processing grievances or complaints under Articles 7 and/or 8 of this Agreement.
5.16 The Human Resources Office on each campus shall make available to new employees Union membership material provided by the CSUEU.
5.17 The CSU agrees to advise the State Controller’s Office (SCO) to deduct from employee’s pay warrants and transmit to CSUEU all authorized deductions from all CSUEU members within the bargaining units (2, 5, 7 and 9) who have signed and approved authorization cards for such deduction on a form provided by CSUEU, less necessary administrative costs incurred by the SCO to the extent such deductions are permitted by law.
5.18 The written authorization for CSUEU deduction shall remain in full force and effect during the life of this Agreement provided, however, that any employee may withdraw from CSUEU by sending a withdrawal letter to CSUEU within thirty (30) calendar days prior to the expiration of this Agreement.
5.19 Upon movement of an employee out of the bargaining unit, the employee may elect to withdraw from CSUEU. Such withdrawal shall not be permitted if the employee moves to another bargaining unit in which CSUEU is the exclusive representative and in which the Agreement contains a provision such as 5.18 above.
5.20 The amount of dues deducted from the CSUEU members' pay warrants shall be sent to CSUEU and changed by the CSU/SCO upon written request of CSUEU.
5.21 Employees shall be free to join or not to join the Union.
5.22 CSUEU agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold the CSU/SCO harmless against any claim made of any nature and against any suit instituted against the CSU/SCO arising from its payroll deduction for CSUEU dues and deductions.
5.23 Upon request of CSUEU, the CSU may provide appropriate office space to the Union. If such office space is provided, rental charges for the duration of this agreement shall be one dollar per year for each office provided.
See CSU Labor Relations for all previous contracts.