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ACSS met with the Department of Human Resources (CalHR) on August 11, 2022 to discuss pay and benefits for the state’s supervisory, managerial, confidential and exempt employees.
Open Enrollment for health, dental and vision benefits will take place September 19 – October 14, 2022. It is not too early to start reviewing Annual Health Plan Changes for details on health plans, service areas, and benefit design for 2023.
The California State Employees Association (CSEA) Foundation selected 11 recipients to each receive a $1,000 scholarship for college expenses. Four recipients were sponsored by ACSS Members. Congratulations to the following scholarship recipients:
CalHR and the Department of Finance have authorized the Excluded Employee Leave Buy-Back Program for 2021-2022. Employees designated Exempt, Supervisory, Managerial or Confidential may elect to be paid at their regular salary rate in exchange for up to 80 hours of unused leave (vacation or annual leave, voluntary personal leave, personal holiday or holiday credit). Excluded employees related to bargaining unit 2 (attorneys and administrative law judges) may cash out up to 160 hours of leave. ...
If you are an excluded employee tied to an SEIU Local 1000 bargaining unit and you are NOT enrolled in a state-sponsored CalPERS health plan, you need to enroll in the CoBen cash option by April 30, 2022*.
On February 9, 2022, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 114 into law which provides COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for 2022. The law will become effective February 19, 2022 and will provide supplemental sick leave retroactive to January 1, 2022. The supplemental paid sick leave will remain in effect through September 30, 2022.
Because of a unique bargaining unit alignment, salaries for excluded employees in the Health Facilities Evaluator series at the California Department of Public Health were not keeping pace with their rank-and-file nursing subordinates. In response, ACSS made a salary proposal to CalHR to resolve the on-going salary compaction issues with the rank-and-file Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse classification.
David Miller and Jose Luis Pacheco have been declared the unofficial election winners for the two Member-at-Large seats on the CalPERS Board of Administration. ACSS has continually supported these candidates and thanks ACSS members who voted in the CalPERS election in support of Miller and Pacheco.
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