As explained in this July 15 press release, the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) has reported a 12.5 percent return on investments for the 12 months that ended June 30, outperforming its benchmark by 1.5 percent.
Do you know who are your Stewards on campus?
Check your Chapter 322 Monterey Bay website for a listing of your Stewards!
What does a union steward do?
1. Make the contract into a living protection of our members’ rights. Stewards see that the contract’s provisions are honoured. They enforce it when they find violations.
CSEA Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients
The California State Employees Association Foundation has announced the recipients of six $1,100 scholarships for promising students, including two whose nominations were sponsored by CSUEU members:
A new employee asks:
I’ve just been hired into a full-time, permanent position and want to know what to expect during my probationary period. I’m new to employment in the CSU.
Salary Reopener Negotiations Begin
In his state budget May Revise presentation this morning, Gov. Jerry Brown called for a variety of solutions to help erase a budget deficit that has grown to $15.7 billion. His administration needs to bridge that gap in the state’s $91.4 billion 2012-13 general fund spending plan. Cuts include an increase in this fall’s trigger cut to the CSU budget from $200 to $250 million.
TO: Members of Chapter 322
RE: Chapter 322 Election Results
I am pleased to report that the elections have completed successfully at Chapter 322.
The results of this election are as follows:
- Chapter President - Cynthia Olvera
- Vice President - Reyola Carlisle
- Secretary/Treasurer - Janine de Leon
- Unit 7 Representative - George Ball
- Unit 9 Representative - Gus Leonard
CSUEU Chapter 322 is having elections for Chapter Officers for the term 2012 - 2015.
The positions are: Chapter President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Organizing Chair, and Bargaining Unit Chairs for each of units 2, 5, 7, & 9.
At the Nominations Meeting held at Noon on February 13th, nominations were collected for the available positions.
For four positions, the nominees were unopposed, so they are elected immediately by acclamation. Those positions are:
Vice-President: Reyola Carlisle
Secretary/Treasurer: Janine De Leon
Bargaining Unit 9 Representative: Gus Leonard
Two positions are contested. They are:
President: Mark Lasnik and Cynthia "Cyndi" Olvera
Bargaining Unit 7 Representative: George Ball and Luana Conley
Three positions are vacant, and can be filled by appointment by the next Chapter President with the concurrence of the Chapter Executive Board. Those positions are:
Bargaining Unit 2 Representative
Bargaining Unit 5 Representative
Dear CSUEU-represented employee:
It is time once again for Chapter Elections. The positions being elected are:
Chapter President/General Council Delegate
Organizing Committee Chair
In addition, member of each bargaining unit (2, 5, 7, or 9) vote for a Bargaining Unit Representative.