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Managing Our Hearts

Managing Our Hearts

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.

Lobby Day in Sacramento

Lobby Day in Sacramento

APC and our sister unions have pulled out all the stops as we lobby the California Legislature to approve $287 million for the CSU to implement recommendations from the Mercer Salary Study. On May 23, APC joined the CSUEU, Teamsters and UAW at the state Capitol for Lobby Day 2022 as we continue our work to improve salaries for all employees in our bargaining unit.

Fund Our Future

Fund Our Future

We need Governor Newsom and the state Legislature to fund salary structure reform at the CSU and ask that the state increase the University budget by $287 million. We assk that you take swift action and contact your legislators today to urge that the state fund our future.

CSU Employee Minimum Wage Regulations

CSU Employee Minimum Wage Regulations

Here is an explanation of how the minimum wage effects an employee’s exempt or non-exempt status under the FLSA. Effective January 1, 2020, the Department of Labor issued regulations affecting the salary tests used to determine an employee’s exempt status under the FLSA. Under the updated regulations an employee, irrespective of time base, must earn more than two-times the Federal minimum wage.

Famous Union Strikes

Famous Union Strikes

Throughout US history, union strikes were implemented to improve unfair and unsafe working conditions, resolve labor and wage disparities, and secure workplace protections for the worker. Here are a few famous strikes that effectively changed the workplace.