On January 14, one of the most important labor actions of the decade will begin as more than 30,000 educators in LAUSD (Los Angeles Unified School District) go on strike for smaller class sizes, more nurses and counselors, a fair wage, and accountability for charter schools. UTLA (United Teachers LA) and its members are committed to
The following is the holiday schedule for 2018-2019: July 4, 2018 January 1, 2019 September 3, 2018 January 21, 2019 November 12, 2018 February 15, 2019 November 22, 2018 February 18, 2019 November 23, 2018 March 25, 2019 December 24, 2018* March 26, 2019 December 25, 2018 March 27, 2019 December 26, 2018 March 28,
What is Janus v. AFSCME? Janus v. AFSCME is a United States Supreme Court case that threatens to overturn the 1977 Abood v. Detroit Board of Education case, which up-held the legality of “Agency” or “Fair Share” fees. The plaintiff is Mark Janus, an Illinois state employee, who claims that paying a fee for union
Last year, CSEA Chapter 477 members approved unanimously to donate $1000 to help union members affected by natural disasters. The funds were distributed to AFL-CIO Hurricane Relief Fund for Houston Texas & Florida and to the Hispanic Federation of Puerto Rico & Mexico. Below are “Thank you” letters from Texas AFL-CIO and the Hispanic Federation
Governor Jerry Brown has released his initial 2018-2019 Budget proposal for this next fiscal year. Below are highlights that affect the community colleges (retrieved from csea.com). Highlights of key Community College Budget Issues Prop 98 funding Level: Overall, the budget provides $780 million in new Proposition 98 general fund spending for the California Community Colleges
The CSEA Chapter and Executive Board meeting dates are ready for review at the CSEA Chapter meeting on January 9th. Below are the proposed dates for this year. Once approved they can be found at https://www.csea477.org/meeting-schedule/ If you have any questions regarding the dates or locations, please contact Yolanda Remirez.
The first ever Classified Employee Award was granted to Yolanda Ramirez, Secretary in the Math and Science Division, by President Teresa Dreyfuss and the Rio Hondo College Board of Trustees April 12, at Rio Hondo College. The award commends a person who is a shining example of professionalism in their field of work, goes beyond