On Thursday 1/8/16, Governor Brown released his proposed 2016-2017 State Budget. Brown claims that the budget still remains “precariously balanced” for the
long term. Brown stated, “While timing is uncertain, the next recession is getting closer, and the state must begin to plan for it.”
Here are the proposals that affect ACSS and ACSS members:
State Employee Compensation
The Budget includes $220 million ($27 million General Fund) in 2016-17 for employee compensation and health care costs for active state employees. Included
in these costs are collectively bargained salary increases for many of the state’s rank and file employees represented by bargaining unit 9 (engineers),
which the Administration is extending to state managers and supervisors related to these employees. A 5% general raise in July of 2016 is
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