State Audit Slams CSU for Putting Student and Employees at Health and Safety Risk

Submitted by CyndiO on Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:45pm

July 13, 2018 in Press Releases

The CSU "Has Not Provided Adequate Oversight of the Safety of Employees and Students Who Work With Hazardous Materials." http://bsa.ca.gov/

SACRAMENTO - While focusing on four California State University campuses, a state audit released today cites unsafe deficiencies ignored for nearly two decades by the CSU, directing accountability right to the top: the Chancellor's Office "has not taken the steps necessary to hold the campuses accountable."

Legislative Update

Submitted by CyndiO on Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:44pm

June 29, 2018 in State Budget

CSU Budget is Approved; Salary Steps Bill advances out of Senate Appropriations Committee on June 25. Governor Brown has approved $358 million for the 2018-19 budget for the CSU - $95 million more than the amount requested by the Board of Trustees.

CSUEU Audit Approved

Submitted by CyndiO on Wed, 08/08/2018 - 12:42pm

August 8, 2018 in CSU News, Legislative, Union News

The CSUEU requested state audit of CSU finances has been approved.

In its continuing efforts to hold the CSU accountable, a bi-partisan legislative committee today unanimously approved a CSUEU-requested state audit of the CSU's finances. Authored by Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D - Fullerton), the audit will assess the CSU parking program and the nearly $3.8 billion being held in accounts held outside of the State Treasury.

2018 Lobby Day: Silent No More

Submitted by CyndiO on Wed, 04/25/2018 - 4:58pm

April 18, 2018 in Union News

1,600 letters pour in sharing personal stories of working for years with no salary step advancement.

Energized and committed to bringing about real change to the CSU, members of the CSU Employees Union (CSUEU) Legislative Committee pulled off a stunning 2018 Lobby Day, powered by 60-plus members who descended on the Capitol to blitz every single legislator’s office on Tuesday, April 17.

See our album: www.facebook.com/csueu

Tuition Hike is Dropped After CSU Employees Union Shows Legislators Where the Money Is

Submitted by CyndiO on Wed, 04/25/2018 - 4:56pm

April 21, 2018 in CSU News, Union News

Days after members of the CSU Employees Union hit the state Capitol informing the Legislature and Gov. Brown that the CSU held outside accounts holding billions of tax payer dollars, the Chancellor’s Office abruptly reversed course on student tuition.

“California State University has abandoned its plans to raise tuition next year,” read the Sacramento Bee’s headline on Saturday, April 21.

State Audit Slams CSU for Putting Student and Employees at Health and Safety Risk

Submitted by CyndiO on Wed, 04/25/2018 - 4:54pm

April 24, 2018 in Union News

The CSU "Has Not Provided Adequate Oversight of the Safety of Employees and Students Who Work With Hazardous Materials."

Be sure to look for CSUEU members' interviews with major media outlets addressing Tuesday's state audit of the CSU’s health and safety practices – or lack thereof. Indeed, the report’s findings are quite damning of management.

Lobby Day April 16-17

Submitted by CyndiO on Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:44am

Activists and leaders from all 23 campuses and the Chancellor's office will arrive in Sacramento on April 16-17 to visit our Legislators in the Capitol. For the first time this year, members from APC (Academic Professionals of California) will join forces to deliver letters written by our members in support of AB 1231 (Weber) which would restore step increases to all CSU employees.

For more information regarding this bill read our AB 1231 Fact Sheet.