California State Employees Association Member Benefits

Submitted by CyndiO on Tue, 07/26/2016 - 10:11am

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Subscribed at the CSEA Member Benefits web site:

Our mailing address is:
California State Employees Association
1108 O Street, Suite 303
Member Benefits Department
Sacramento, CA 95814

Know Your Contract: Article 20 (Salary)

Submitted by CyndiO on Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:43pm

All employees in Bargaining Units 2, 5, 7, and 9 shall receive a General Salary Increase (GSI) in each year of the current 2014-17 contract. For fiscal year 2016-17 and effective July 1, 2016, all bargaining unit employees in active pay status or on leave received individual salary rate increases of two percent. With the implementation of the “Me-Too” clause, all bargaining unit employees received an additional one percent for a total general salary increase of three percent on July 1. Read more about the “Me-Too” clause.

Jo Ann Juarez-Salazar to Join Staff as New Executive Director

Submitted by CyndiO on Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:38pm

Starting this August 15, Jo Ann Juarez-Salazar will join the CSUEU staff as executive director, taking over duties from Interim Executive Director Pat Gantt, who has been filling in since last fall in addition to his duties as CSUEU president.

Based at the union’s Sacramento headquarters, Juarez-Salazar’s primary responsibility will be supervising and directing the professional union staff. Other duties include serving as liaison to the Board of Directors, assisting union committees, and implementing the policies and the decisions of the board.

New Contract for Bargaining Unit 13

Submitted by CyndiO on Fri, 07/22/2016 - 4:34pm

CSUEU’s Bargaining Unit 13, comprised of English Language Program (ELP) instructors at Cal State L.A., reached a tentative agreement with CSU on July 13 for a new three-year contract. The unit’s contract expired on June 30 and had been extended for one month.

BU 13 members ratified the agreement on July 15, and the CSU Board of Trustees ratified it this past Tuesday, July 19.

SEIU Convention- Rev. Barber Video - Hillary Clinton

Submitted by CyndiO on Tue, 07/12/2016 - 3:07pm

The SEIU International Convention is held every four years to set the policy and direction for two million SEIU members. SEIU delegates will elect our International union officers, and establish the goals and strategies to meet the new realities for workers and to build power for working people. Among the guest, two main focal points made an impact on this event.

CSUEU Chapter 322 Scheduled Meeting Dates

Submitted by CyndiO on Wed, 07/06/2016 - 11:38am

Executive Board Meetings are held monthly and are open to CSUEU represented employees.
If you want to be on the agenda please notify the Chapter President at at least 72 hours ahead the general meeting date. Note: Certain sections of the board meeting may hold a close session.

Steward Meetings are held once a month. All steward meeting are closed sessions.

Chapter meetings are held once every 3 months. Meeting are open to all represented employees.

2016 CSU Fact Book Now Available

Submitted by CyndiO on Thu, 05/26/2016 - 3:51pm

The 2016 CSU Fact Book (PDF) is now available. This annual compendium includes key facts about the CSU system’s funding, leadership, student costs, faculty and staff demographics, enrollment, and degrees awarded.

Among this year’s many interesting statistics:

The CSU system now serves 474,571 students—the largest student body in its history—and conferred 105,693 degrees last year.

CSU Budget Augmentation: Governor Says “No,” Committee Says “Yes”

Submitted by CyndiO on Thu, 05/26/2016 - 3:51pm

On May 13, Gov. Brown released his May Revise, featuring adjustments to the 2016-17 budget plan that he proposed early this year. That January plan fell $101 million short of the CSU trustees’ budget request.

Brown didn’t include an augmentation, even though last year he included $38 million in additional funding.

CSU Board of Trustees Ratify Agreement with CFA

Submitted by CyndiO on Thu, 05/26/2016 - 3:48pm

CSU Board of Trustees Ratify Agreement with CFA

Last Tuesday, the CSU Board of Trustees voted to ratify a multi-year collective bargaining agreement with the California Faculty Association, an agreement that CFA members had previously ratified.

This was the final step necessary for the “me-too” clause to go into effect, guaranteeing a three percent salary increase for all CSUEU-represented employees over the life of the current CSUEU/CSU contract, in addition to the previously negotiated seven percent, for a total of 10 percent.