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Bargaining News

Maintaining effective communications with employees is a priority of the university, and the division of Human Resources. This current information is provided to keep CSU faculty and staff, as well as the community, informed about issues of interest to faculty and staff.

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CSU Student Assistants Vote to Join Employees Union
California State University (CSU) students who work on-campus jobs under the student assistant classification have voted to join the California State University Employees Union (CSUEU).​

2/23/2024Units 2, 5, 7 and 9 - CSUEU

California Faculty Association (CFA) Vote to Ratify Union Contract​
Today, the CFA announced that its members had voted in factor of the tentative agreement reached with the CSU in January.

2/19/2024Unit 3 - CFA

Teamsters Local 2010 Vote to Ratify Union Contract​
The California State University (CSU) welcomes the outcome of the Teamsters vote and looks forward to the CSU Board of Trustees Committee on Collective Bargaining’s ratification of the agreement in March.

2/16/2024Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010

CSU Reaches Agreement With Faculty Union​​
The California State University (CSU) is pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached with the California Faculty Association (CFA), ending their systemwide strike after one day.

1/22/2024Unit 3 - CFA

Independent Factfinders Recommendations ​for Teamsters Bargaining​​
The independent factfinder’s recommendations are now available.​

1/19/2024Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010

CSU Reaches Tent​ative Agreement With Teamsters
The California State University (CSU) is pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached with Teamsters Local 2010 on a three-year contract. The agreement covers 1,100 skilled trades employees across 22 of the CSU's 23 campuses.​

1/19/2024Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010

CSU To Provide Faculty with 5% Pay​​ Increase Effective January 31, 2024​
The California State University (CSU) announced today that it will be providing all instructional faculty, librarians, counselors and coaches with a general salary increase of 5% effective January 31, 2024, concluding contract negotiations and exhausting the state's impasse process.                         ​

1/9/2024Unit 3 - CFA

CSU And CFA Conclude Impasse Procedure, Factfinder’s Report Published
The California State University (CSU) and the California Faculty Association (CFA) have concluded the last step in the collective bargaining impasse procedure – the “factfinding” process. This process includes a hearing before a neutral third party at which the parties present their positions on all the outstanding issues.​

12/1/2023Unit 3 - CFA

Independent Factfinder’s Recommendations for CFA/CSU Bargaining​
The independent factfinder’s recommendations a​nd the parties’ responses to the recommendations are now available.​​

12/1/2023Unit 3 - CFA

Update on Contract Negotiations with Unions
On November 7, the California State University Board of Trustees approved tentative agreements with five labor unions (California State University Employees Union, Academic Professionals of California, International Union of Operating Engineers, Statewide University Police Association, and United Auto Workers).

11/9/2023Multiple

CSU And CFA Enter Last Phase In Dispute Resolution Process
After five months of negotiations, including recent efforts by a neutral state-appointed mediator and a fact-finding panel, the California State University (CSU) and California Faculty Association (CFA) have yet to reach agreement on compensation and other issues.

10/31/2023Unit 3 - CFA
CSU Reaches Agreement With Two Additional Unions: APC and IUOE​
The California State University (CSU) has reached a “tentative agreement” with the Academic Professionals of California (APC) and the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 39 (IUOE).

10/25/2023Multiple
CSU and CSUEU Reach Historic Agreement on Three-Year Salary Deal

The California State University (CSU) and the California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) reached a “tentative agreement” on October 11 that provides multiple General Salary Increases (GSI) and reintroduces a salary step structure for its 16,000 members systemwide.​​

10/12/2023Units 2, 5, 7 and 9 - CSUEU
CSU and UAW Reach Tentative Agreement on Two-Year Successor Agreement

​The CSU has reached a Tentative Agreement with the United Auto Workers Local 4123 (UAW), which represents more than 10,000 CSU academic student employees.

10/2/2023Unit 11 - UAW

CSU and SUPA Reach Tentative Agreement on Three-Year Salary Deal
The California State University (CSU) and the Statewide University Police Association (SUPA) reached a tentative agreement on September 18 over salary increases for SUPA’s 333 members systemwide. This bargaining unit includes police officers, corporals and sergeants of CSU’s university police  departments.

9/26/2023Unit 8 - SUPA

​​Update on Contract Negotiations With Unions​
The California State University (CSU) has been negotiating with unions representing faculty and staff since the spring of this year.

8/28/2023Unit 3 - CFA
An Important Video Message from Interim Chancellor Jolene Koester

With my deepest respect and gratitude for all that you do for the CSU and the students we are so privileged to serve, I ask you to please view this video message regarding a matter of utmost importance: faculty and staff compensation.​
View Transcript​​

8/28/2023Multiple

Interim Chancellor Koester Messa​​ge – CSU Offer to CFA
​Today, I write to you – California State University faculty, counselors, librarians and coaches – to ensure that you are informed of the facts regarding what the CSU has offered the California Faculty Association (CFA) and its membership at the collective bargaining table.​

8/10/2023Unit 3 - CFA

CSU Begins Negotiations With CSUEU​​
On February 3, 2023, the California State University (CSU) met with the California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) to begin negotiations over salary and benefits for the 2023-24 fiscal year. At tha​t meeting, CSUEU made a proposal for a salary step structure.​

2/20/2023Units 2, 5, 7 and 9 - CSUEU

CSU Trustees Ratify Tentative Agreement​​s with Labor Unions
The California State University Board of Trustees today voted to ratify tentative agreements on successor agreements with the Academic Professionals of California (APC), the California State University Employees Union (CSUEU), the Statewide University Police Association (SUPA) and Teamsters Local 2010.​

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7/13/2022Multiple

CSU Reaches Tentative Agreements on Successor Contracts with Labor Unions
The California State University (CSU) has reached tentative agreements on successor collective bargaining agreements with the California State Universit​y Employees Union (CSUEU) and the Statewide University Police Association (SUPA).​


6/30/2022Multiple

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.

2/3/2022Unit 3 - CFA
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.​

12/21/2021Unit 3 - CFA
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.​​​

11/10/2021Units 2, 5, 7 and 9 - CSUEU
PERB Determines Parties Are At Impasse, Mediator To Be Appointed Soon

On October 5, the California P​ublic Employment Relations Board (PERB) determined that an impasse does exist in negotiations between the California State University (CSU) and the California Faculty Association (CFA) over the terms and conditions of a successor contract. Under state law, the next step in the dispute-resolution process will be the appointment of a mediator by the California State Mediation & Conciliation Service to assist in the discussions. ​

10/6/2021Unit 3 - CFA

CSU Wants To Continue Negotiating But CFA Requests PERB To Determine Parties Have Reached Impasse
After the September 30 bargaining session, the California Faculty Association (CFA) notified the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) that its negotiators believe they have reached an impasse with California State University’s (CSU) negotiators over the terms and conditions of a successor contract. The CSU intends to inform PERB that there is room for both sides to find areas of agreement and that the parties are not at impasse.

10/1/2021Unit 3 - CFA

CSU and California Faculty Association (CFA) Bargaining Reach Tentative Agreement On 20 Articles; Further Negotiations Scheduled
​On August 24 and 27, CSU and CFA (Unit 3) representatives met to continue their negotiations over a successor agreement. The parties have now met 16 times since October 2020. As a reminder, CSU’s contract with CFA expired on June 30, 2021, but has been extended twice by mutual agreement through September 30.

8/31/2021Unit 3 - CFA
C​ommunique: Update on CSU and California Faculty Association (CFA) Bargaining
On​ July 27 and 30, the California State University (CSU) and the California Faculty Association (CFA - Unit 3) representatives met to continue their negotiations over a successor agreement. While the collective bargaining agreement was set to expire on June 30, the parties mutually agreed to extend it until August 30, 2021. These sessions were the first to occur since enactment of the final State Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22.​
8/2/2021Unit 3 - CFA
Communique: CFA Contract Extension
The California State University (CSU) is pleased to announce that the California Faculty Association (CFA) and the CSU have agreed to a short-term extension of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) through August 31, 2021.
6/28/2021Unit 3 - CFA
Communique: ECRL Leave
Systemwide Human Resources is pleased to announce that all staff bargaining units and the academic student-employee bargaining unit have approved agreements for the ECRL benefit program.
5/3/2021Multiple
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