APC stands in solidarity with the UC workers along with other Unions that represent CSU employees. Review the letter sent to the UC President regarding the UAW-represented UC Academic Workers on Strike.
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.
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.
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.
Salary Study Review Town Halls This Week
Labor unions have existed since the 1700s, with their origins dating as far back as the Industrial Revolution. They were created as a result of tailors protesting their decreased wages. Workplace regulations have been greatly influenced by union efforts. Overall, the effects unions have on the economy are positive.
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.
In California, union representation in the public higher education system makes up the 8th highest percentage of union members in the United States. Though there is no state requirement to be a union member, the benefits in both representation and influence in the public education sector are invaluable in protecting the worker’s rights
The mission of the White House Task Force is to effectively mobilize federal government policies, programs, and practices to equip and enable workers in organization and bargaining power with their employers.
The CSU Board of Trustees is responsible for the oversight of the California State University.