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BREAKING NEWS: Excluded Employees Receive Sweeping Salary Increases

Posted: 9/21/2016 Tags: benefits legislation representation salary Tags Views: 9103 Print:

BREAKING NEWS: Excluded Employees Receive Sweeping Salary Increases

As a result of ACSS’ relentless advocacy efforts, we are announcing a huge victory for state excluded employees. Multiple-year general salary increases for all excluded state employees have been granted and guaranteed by CalHR. ACSS has worked tirelessly in numerous productive meetings with CalHR to reach this milestone and is proud to finally bring this announcement to you.

On September 19th, 2016, CalHR released a PML memo officially informing that the following managerial, supervisory, and other excluded employee designations will receive a 3% General Salary Increase (GSI) effective on October 1, 2016:

  • Exempt or Managerial – M/E59/E79/E99
  • Supervisory – S/E48/E58/E78/E98
  • Confidential and otherwise excluded from bargaining – C/E67/E77/E97

In addition to the GSI, these designations will also begin equally sharing the cost of prefunding retiree healthcare benefits, also known as Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB). OPEB prefunding will begin on July 1, 2017 and will be phased in over a 3 year period. In addition, these designations will also receive an additional GSI on July 1, 2017, as requested by ACSS, to assist with offsetting the OPEB prefunding deductions. GSIs after 2017 will be revealed at a later date.

Excluded employees tied to the following Bargaining Units are NOT covered in this PML memo (because CalHR has already given them a separate pay letter on a previous date):

  • Bargaining Unit 2* (Attorneys and Administrative Law Judges)
  • Bargaining Unit 5 (Highway Patrol)
  • Bargaining Unit 6 (Corrections)
  • Bargaining Unit 7* (Protective Services and Public Safety)
  • Bargaining Unit 9 (Professional Engineers)
  • Bargaining Unit 10 (Professional Scientific)

*NOTE: Bargaining Unit 2 and Bargaining Unit 7 Pay Letters have not been release yet and are coming soon.

“This is a positive first step. Rest assured that ACSS is fighting to make sure excluded employees receive pay and benefit improvements that are equitable,” ACSS President Frank Ruffino commented. ACSS is advocating on your behalf for CalHR to provide salary increases for ALL of the excluded employees not addressed in this announcement. We will continue to work with CalHR to resolve the remaining issues regarding salary compaction and pay equity for excluded employees.

  >> Click here to read the full text of PML-2016-023.


Update: October 13, 2016

Pay Letter 16-20 -- CalHR Releases a Summary of revisions and updates to pay scales in regards to General Salary Increases. Specific classes are listed in detail in this Pay Letter.




15 Comments


  • angela 359 days ago

    Does the 3% apply to C04

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    • ACSS Communications 358 days ago

      Yes. It appeals to all confidential “C” employees.

      Reply

  • Thomas Smet 363 days ago

    Does this apply to S12 and S13

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    • ACSS Communications 359 days ago

      The 3% applies to S12 and S13. Please contact your Labor Relations Representative for further questions. (http://www.acss.org/Representation/Labor-Relations-Reps) Thank you!

      Reply

  • Lisa 364 days ago

    Does this apply to S01?

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    • Juan 362 days ago

      s12

      Reply

      • ACSS Communications 359 days ago

        Yes, the 3% applies to S12. Please contact your Labor Relations Representative for further questions. (http://www.acss.org/Representation/Labor-Relations-Reps) Thank you!

        Reply

    • ACSS Communications 364 days ago

      The 3% applies to S01 and M01. Please contact your Labor Relations Representative for further questions. (http://www.acss.org/Representation/Labor-Relations-Reps) Thank you!

      Reply

  • Kim Hall 364 days ago

    Hi,

    Does the 3% apply to S19? Thank you

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    • ACSS Communications 364 days ago

      The 3% applies to S19 and M19. Please contact your Labor Relations Representative for further questions. (http://www.acss.org/Representation/Labor-Relations-Reps) Thank you!

      Reply

  • John Montalvo 364 days ago

    And S15?

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    • ACSS Communications 364 days ago

      The 3% applies to S15 and M15. Please contact your Labor Relations Representative for further questions. (http://www.acss.org/Representation/Labor-Relations-Reps) Thank you!

      Reply

  • Regina Schneider 364 days ago

    Hi,

    Thank you for your efforts!

    So management/supervisors tied to Unit 4 are still waiting for news or does this affect us as well? Thanks!

    Reply

    • ACSS Communications 364 days ago

      The 3% applies to S04 and M04.

      Reply

      • Raul A. Duarte 364 days ago

        Food Administrators are also required to be Registered Dietitians & are highly educated healthcare professionals wearing several hats (in California Corrections). CalHR & CCHCS, having conducted their own salary survey(s), have concluded that Food Administrators are underpaid by almost 5% (at least), in comparison to similar jobs in local government, private sector & federal government.

        Salary compaction originating from Food Administrators earning less than their subordinates (clinical dietitians) has also come to light. Salary parity as mentioned above in comparison to other agencies has come to light. These issues were included in discussions held at the quarterly meeting between California Correctional Health Care Services & Association of California State Supervisors in Elk Grove less than a month ago (8/24/16) to the day!!

        This issue had been ignored for many-many years until ACSS included Food Administrators in these talks. Before this, the response to our plight was nil, zero, nada! Is it a wonder that more than 60% of these jobs are vacant or filled by contractors?

        Although we are BU19, success is undoubtedly right around our corner.

        Thank you Nellie Lynn & ACSS for putting us on the map!!

        Reply

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