April 13, in CSUEU E-News, Union News News digest from the California State University Employees Union CSU Budget Misses the Mark! Foundation Scholarship Deadline Extended CSUEU creates new EH&S committee Lobby Day April 16-27
CSU Budget Misses the Mark!
CSU Employees Union is seeking a budget augmentation of $75 million from the Chancellor's office to the 2018-19 CSU budget to protect the health and safety of our employees and students. As the Union representing more than 15,000 CSU employees, we are seeking additional funding to address the recently documented health and safety failures of the CSU. The funding would directed to infrastructure [labs, stockrooms, etc.] as well as positions affecting biosafety, laboratories, and chemical hygiene.
CSEA Foundation Scholarship
Deadline Extended to May 4 The California State Employees Association Foundation has extended its 2018 Scholarship Application deadline to May 4, 2018. Applications must be post marked by May 4, 2018. For more information and to download the Scholarship Application, please visit the California State Employees Association Foundation web page http://www.calcsea.org/Home/Foundation/Scholarship-Application
CSUEU Board of Directors creates new EH&S committee At the last Board of Directors meeting held on March 10 and 11th, the CSUEU Board of Directors voted to create a new statewide Environmental Health and Safety Committee to review audits, reports and safety concerns from our members on all 23 campuses. Lobby Day April 16-17 Activists and leaders from all 23 campuses and the Chancellor's office will arrive in Sacramento on April 16-17 to visit our Legislators in the Capitol. For the first time this year, members from APC (Academic Professionals of California) will join forces to deliver letters written by our members in support of AB 1231 (Weber) which would restore step increases to all CSU employees. For more information regarding this bill read our AB 1231 Fact Sheet.
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