Near the end of a nationally famous three-day festival that celebrates garlic and all who love it, a gunman armed with an assault rifle shot and killed 6-year-old Stephen Romero, of San Jose. The gunman also shot Stephen’s mother, Barbara, who remains hospitalized in critical condition. The toll from the latest mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on July 28: 3 dead; 12 injured.

Stephen’s father, Alberto Romero, is a residential apprentice and union member of the IBEW Local 332. Stephen’s mother is a Santa Clara County worker and member of SEIU Local 521.

Sat August 03, 2019

All employees represented by CSU Employees Union will see a pay increase in the end-of-July 2019 paycheck, when we receive our 3% percent annual increases negotiated in our 2018-2020 collective bargaining contract.  The salary increases were hard-won and possible only with strong and dedicated support from our Union members.

From the Audit Findings: A June 2019 state audit determined the California State University (CSU) failed to disclose to legislators, students, and the public a $1.5 billion hidden surplus of discretionary funds that could be used for ongoing CSU operation costs.

 

CSUEU and CSUSM have signed a new agreement in which both sides state their intent to improve the work environment for campus Staff.  It includes these key provisions:

Wed May 22, 2019

Details coming soon.