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CSU Managers Reap "Merit" Bonuses While Unit 4 Employees Linger at Bottom of Salary Ranges

APC Files New PERB Charge Over Unilateral Change to SLO SSP "Classification Definitions"

10/31/2014

A brand-new "Demographic and Payroll Data Analysis" conducted by APC confirms what we all suspected: It is now harder than ever... read more...

PERB Rules CSU Violated Duty to Bargain with APC About "Mandated Reporter" Training, Discipline

Board Rejects CSU´s "Business Necessity" and Other Excuses

10/07/2014

In a decision that became final on September 24, 2014, the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) left intact the designation of all... read more...

Governor Brown Vetoes Staff Representation on CSU Board of Trustees

In Other News: Bill to Restrict "Supplanting" of State-Supported Courses with Self-Supported Courses Dies in Committee

10/02/2014

Earlier this week, Governor Jerry Brown vetoed Assembly Bill 2721, which would have added a non-faculty, non-management staff member to the CSU Board of Trustees.  Governor... read more...

A Message from APC President Patrick Choi: Tentative Agreement Reached

Unit 4 Employees to Receive Salary Increases, Limits Placed on Parking Fee Increases, Improved IRP Procedure

09/15/2014

Dear... read more...

New Grievance Materials Available for Stewards

08/06/2014

APC´s Labor Relations Team is proud to announce that several new grievance-related materials are now available to stewards. A new handout, entitled read more...

PERB Issues Another Complaint Against CSU, This Time Concerning In-Range Progressions

At Issue is Unilateral Implementation of Requirements that Unit 4 employees Go Through Supervisor and Wait 12 Months Between Requests

06/25/2014

Barely six months after the California Public Employment Relations Board (“PERB”) issued a complaintread more...

CSU Engages in Fear-Mongering to Defeat Extended Education Bill

AB 2153 Will Not Result in Demise of Extended Education, Layoffs

05/19/2014

CSU administrators on several campuses have told Unit 4 members who work in extended education that if AB 2153 (Gray) “Postsecondary Education: Course Offerings” passes, extended... read more...

APC Files Unfair Practice Charge Over In-Range Progressions

Unilaterally Implementated Restrictions Are Challenged

04/02/2014

For many Unit 4 employees, an in-range progression has been the only way to get a salary increase since 2007 (when the last meaningful general salary increase became effective). read more...

New In-Range Progression and Reclassification Training Materials Available

How to Increase Your Salary Without a General Salary Increase

03/04/2014

In the absence of a general salary increase, an in-range progression or a reclassification are often the only ways for Unit 4 members to increase their salaries.  However... read more...

PERB Issues Complaint Against CSU on "Mandated Reporter" Designation

APC´s Unfair Practice Charge to Go to Hearing before Administrative Law Judge

01/15/2014

We previously reported that CSU broke its promise to address APC´s concerns over the blanket designation of all Unit 4 employees as "mandated reporters" who must report... read more...