ACSS in the News

Information Technology Class Consolidation

CalHR | Thursday, March 15, 2018
Information Technology class consolidation is the largest piece of the Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s Civil Service Improvement initiative to be undertaken to date. The concept of updating and streamlining our state’s Information Technology classifications started over a decade ago, with work on this plan beginning in 2014 as part of CalHR’s Strategic Plan. CalHR also discussed the concept with the Association of California State Supervisors, and it met with SEIU Local 1000 more than a dozen times over the course of two years....

Jerry Brown vetoes state pay and seniority shift-preference bills

Sacramento Bee | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The Association of State Supervisors sponsored the measure and lobbied lawmakers for two years, said Rocco Paternoster, the group’s executive director. When the Legislature sent the bill to Brown without a single dissenting vote, the supervisors hoped the governor would be convinced to sign it...

State Assemblyman Rudy Salas seeks re-election

Bakersfield Now | Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Salas' office says he has been endorsed by the California Association of Highway Patrolmen, the Peace Officers Research Association of California, the Association of California State Supervisors, the Professional Engineers in California Government and the California Association of Professional Scientists...

Union-backed bills target managers' pay, special retirement fund

Sacramento Bee | Monday, April 8, 2013
The California Senate Public Employment and Retirement Committee's hearing today is considering one measure aimed at increasing state managers' pay and another that would close and cash out a special retirement fund...

Survey says many state-managers paid less than subordinates

Sacramento Bee | Thursday, January 24, 2013
Our State Worker column in today's Bee looks at state manager pay and cites a survey of Association of California State Supervisors members that asked whether they earned more, less or the same as their subordinates. More than 40 percent of respondents said they earned the same or less...

Do California's state managers make enough money?

Sacramento Bee | Thursday, January 24, 2013
Maybe some don't. About 43 percent of members recently surveyed by the Association of California State Supervisors, a management advocacy group, said they earn the same as or less than their subordinates...

Supervisors' group hits Steinberg on legislative staff pay raises

Sacramento Bee | Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The Association of California State Supervisors wants Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg to reverse staff raises, and it is rallying its members to write and call the Sacramento Democrat's offices to tell him so...

State supervisors poll shows many upset over legislative employee pay raise

Sacramento Bee | Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The Association of California State Supervisors has conducted an online poll on how state employees feel after hearing that numerous legislative employees, some already making six figures, got raises when other state-employees had 5 percent pay cuts...

Lawmakers give raises to aides before cutting other workers' pay

L.A. Times | Thursday, July 19, 2012
Lawmakers gave raises worth $4.6 million annually to more than 1,000 of their aides before cutting the pay of most other state workers, newly released records show. ...

State Employees May Be Put on A Four Day Workweek

KEYT | Saturday, June 09, 2012
Now state employees from the Association of California State Supervisors, are suggesting alternatives to the Governor's plan. The Governor says he'll consider ...

State employees suggest alternatives to Jerry Brown's four-day workweek furlough plan

Sacramento Bee | Friday, June 08, 2012
The Association of California State Supervisors is running a poll on its website to gauge the popularity of various alternatives to Gov. Jerry Brown's four-day ...

Jerry Brown administration defines 'very top' California state workers due for bigger pay cut

Sacramento Bee | Monday, June 04, 2012
The Association of California State Supervisors is reporting on its blog that Gov. Jerry Brown's administration has narrowed down which state workers' pay will ...

The Buzz: Independent Voter Project urging 'nones' to vote on June 5

Sacramento Bee | Monday, May 28, 2012
ARLENE ESPINOZA, president of the Association of California State Supervisors, in an email Friday asking members to provide information to bolster its ...

California supervisors group mobilizing to fight Jerry Brown's 4/9.5 furlough plan

Sacramento Bee | Friday, May 25, 2012
The Association of California State Supervisors, a member-run organization that represents excluded state workers, is girding itself to battle Gov. Jerry Brown's ...

ACSS Board Member talks budget cuts with CBS

KCBS | Monday, May 14, 2012
ACSS Board Member Danilo Sanchez spoke with CBS San Francisco's Sharon Chin about upcoming budget cuts unfairly targeting state excluded employees.