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Labor and Employee Relations

Labor and Employee Relations

The Labor and Employee Relations Department manages collective bargaining, grievance arbitration and campus labor relations across the California State University. We work to promote a positive, productive relationship between the CSU and its 53,000 faculty and staff. 

Current Information


February 3, 2022 | Unit 3

CSU and CFA Ratify Successor Contract

The California Faculty Association’s (CFA) union membership has voted to approve ratification of the collective bargaining agreement (CBA). This follows similar action by members of the Board of Trustees who voted unanimously to ratify the contract at the January board meeting held last week. The new CBA will go into effect immediately and will be valid through June 30, 2024.​


December 21, 2021 | Unit 3

CSU and CFA Reach Tentative Agreement On Successor Contract

The California State University (CSU) and the California Faculty Association (CFA) have reached a tentative agreement on a successor contract. The agreement covers the 29,000 instructional faculty, coaches, librarians and counselors across the 23 CSU campuses and, upon ratification by the CSU Board of Trustees and CFA membership, will run through June 30, 2024. The tentative agreement will be brought to the CSU Board of Trustees for approval at the upcoming meeting taking place January 25-26, 2022.


November 11, 2021 | Unit 2, 5, 7 and 9 - CSUEU

CSU and CSUEU Partner on Comprehensive Salary S​tudy

The California State University (CSU), the California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) and Teamsters Local 2010​ are pleased to announce the awarding of a contract to Mercer Consulting on October 25, 2021, for a comprehensive salary study. The contract is the result of a joint effort by CSU and CSUEU in successfully securing funding in the 2021 State Budget (Sena​te Bill 129) for an independent evaluation of the salary structure of non-faculty staff.


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Collective Bargaining Agreements & Updates

CSU Bargaining Units and their respective agreements, updates and information.

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Tentative Agreements

These proposed collective bargaining agreements have not been ratified by union leaders and the Board of Trustees.

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Campus Assignments

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