Max Belasco explains “Emotional Labor” and how it relates to the workplace and your rights when you are subjected to negative conditions. It refers to the work we do every day to keep our emotions in check when dealing with coworkers or customers – even if they are behaving in an unfair, hostile, or abusive way.
One of APC’s goals is to ensure all Unit 4 employees are protected and have a positive environment at the CSU. While there may be good and bad days, that’s simply a part of life in any situation. However, there are ways to give yourself an advantage to make the most out of every day and set yourself up for success.
Meet Cynthia Brown from Labor Relations at APC. Cynthia shares more about the role of Labor Relations and what APC members should know.
Here’s the outcome from our Town Hall meetings. APC Achieved with the Salary Reopener Ratified Agreement 2020-2022.
None of us are perfect, not even the dedicated and hard-working professionals at the CSU. That means that we can all benefit at times from both giving and taking constructive criticism. However, this may be easier said than done. That’s why we’re sharing these tips on giving and receiving constructive feedback.
If you’re feeling sluggish, your lunch break can be the perfect time to refresh for the rest of the workday. Here are a few ways you can energize for the day ahead.
Unit 4 staff at the CSU may not work on a schedule like academic staff, but they too are bound by the need for good time management. Every professional can always benefit from helpful advice on boosting time management skills, so here are several simple ways you can achieve that.
Soon after we concluded our Salary Re-opener with CSU, and while our members were voting to ratify the agreement, the CSU approached us to engage in discussions regarding a further contract extension. These discussions occurred while the CSU was in the final phases of their negotiations with our sister union CSUEU for their agreement that begins July 1, 2022.
The APC Bargaining Team agreed to listen to the CSU proposal. The CSU proposed a two-year contract extension to cover 2022-2023 and 2023-2024. After discussion with the APC Statewide Council, we are pleased to announce that we have agreed to a further tentative extension to our contract that will now continue through June 30, 2024.
Welcoming new team members to your department is normal at the CSU. To help ensure a smooth transition, let’s see what current staff can do to welcome and build a rapport with their new team members
Need to dial up the happiness level in your life? Perhaps one of these hobbies will help to get you there.