labor relations:
relations between management and labor esp. as involved in collective bargaining and maintenance of contract.
—Merriam Webster Dictionary

APC is the exclusive representative of all California State University employees in Unit 4, Academic Support, regarding their terms and conditions of employment. As such, APC engages in collective bargaining with CSU management about the Collective Bargaining Agreement (a/k/a “Memorandum of Understanding” or “Contract”) covering these terms and conditions of employment. APC also represents Unit 4 members in grievances against CSU management to ensure the enforcement (a/k/a “maintenance”) of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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Arbitrator Rules that CSU Violated CBA When It Charged Unit 4 Employees for Partial-Day Absences

Under Award, Affected Unit 4 Employees Are Entitled to Restoration of Sick Leave and/or Vacation


Article 28.27c of our Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) provides:

"[Exempt] [e]mployees who have absences of less than a full day shall receive a full day’s salary and shall neither have their salary docked nor be required to use sick leave or vacation for such absences of less than a full... read more...

Unit 4 Employees Deserve Real Salary Increases that Beat Inflation

A Message from the APC Bargaining Team


Unit 4 Colleagues,

The APC and CSU Bargaining teams met in Long Beach on Monday, July 24th.  At that meeting APC presented a package proposal to the CSU that included several articles of interest to Unit 4 members most notably Article 23 - Salary and read more...

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Lee Norris
APC Labor Relations Manager

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APC Labor Relations Representative

Bernhard Rohrbacher
APC Senior Labor Relations Representative