Articles Tagged With ‘public employee unions’




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Union membership up in California, down nationwide

At a time when union membership is decreasing nationwide, participation in organized labor is rising in California. [OC Register] In 2016, there were 2.55 million union members in California, the highest total in the nation, according to a report released... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach police to get 13 percent raise

The salaries of Pismo Beach police officers will increase by more than 13 percent over the next 26 months. Officers will also receive a bump in the value of their health benefits. On Tuesday, the Pismo Beach City Council voted... (Continue reading)

Public employee unions near-death in Supreme Court

OPINION by PETER SCHEER Public employee unions, the most powerful special interest group in California and most other states, came within a heartbeat of losing that power, as a legal challenge by dissident public school teachers came to a close... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly admits miscalculating administrator pay

Cal Poly officials have admitted to miscalculating administrator pay in a report released last month. University officials initially said administrator pay decreased last year, but it actually increased, according to Cal Poly’s new figures. [Tribune] In February, Cal Poly released... (Continue reading)

CSU faculty preparing for strike

The California State University faculty union is planning a five-day strike in April. The possible strike is scheduled for a period that overlaps the Cal Poly Open House. Union representatives are demanding a 5 percent salary hike for CSU faculty... (Continue reading)

CSU faculty vote in favor of strike

The Cal State University faculty union has overwhelmingly endorsed calling a strike if CSU administrators do not meet their salary demands. Late last month, the California Faculty Association (CFA) completed a 10-day strike authorization vote that took place on the... (Continue reading)

CSU faculty to vote on strike

Cal State University system faculty will begin voting Monday on whether or not to authorize a strike on CSU campuses. The faculty union is currently engaged in a labor dispute with the CSU system. The California Faculty Association is demanding... (Continue reading)

Early and extra raises for Lucia Mar teachers

Lucia Mar Unified School District teachers have received another raise, as well as an expedited pay increase, just months after securing an agreement that would bump their pay by 6 percent. On Tuesday, the district’s school board approved a 4... (Continue reading)

SLO council approves pay raises for employees

The San Luis Obispo City Council unanimously approved salary increases for more than 200 city employees, including raises of at least 10 percent for about 28 staffers. On Tuesday, the council finalized a labor agreement between the city and its... (Continue reading)

SLO fire chief to get pay raise of more than $20k

By JOSH FRIEDMAN About 28 employees of the city of San Luis Obisop are slated to receive pay raises of at least 10 percent over the next six months, and at least one staffer’s salary could jump by more than... (Continue reading)



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