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ACSS Encourages You to Vote in the CA Primary on June 7th!

Posted: 6/3/2016 Tags: election events politics Tags Views: 2565

Your vote matters!

Don’t forget to get out and vote in the California Primary Election on Tuesday June 7th! Help support ACSS’ Endorsed Candidates with your vote in the June Primary. Supporting these candidates and donating to the ACSS Political Action Committee are simple things you can do to ensure that the right legislators are in office to support the issues that matter to you most, like:

  • Resolving salary compaction
  • Protecting pensions
  • Ensuring fair working conditions for supervisors, managers, and confidential state employees
  • And more!

On June 7th, please vote and help ACSS Endorsed Candidates cross the finish line in these critical seats. Every vote counts!

Find your polling place.

Click here for more information on the California Primary Election.

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Do You Know Your Rights When It Comes To Out-Of-Class Claims?

Posted: 5/11/2016 Tags: events meeting rights Tags Views: 7829


What does Out-Of-Class mean?

How do I receive Out-Of-Class pay?

What is the grievance and appeal process for Out-Of-Class claims? 

ACSS "Know Your Rights" meetings are coming up in May and June, 2016.   This series of Know Your Rights meetings will focus on answering questions you may have about Out-Of-Class claims. RSVP to attend your local Chapter's meeting to learn more about your rights as an excluded employee. Don't miss out on this popular event!

Click here to check out our information sheets from "Know Your Rights" meetings we have held in the past.

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Register NOW for ACSS Lobby Day!

Posted: 1/7/2016 Tags: events Lobby Day Tags Views: 2307

  • REGISTER online by February 19th!
  • At the Training/Dinner on Tuesday March 8th, you will be informed about the process of Lobby Day and we will guide you on what messages to stress when speaking to the legislators. In addition, some inspiring guest speakers will appear at the training dinner.
  • On Lobby Day, Wednesday March 9th, march with your fellow members into the Capitol Building to talk with your legislators to discuss important issues. Lunch will be provided.
  • Stick around afterwards for the Ice Cream Social in the Capitol Building to candidly mingle with legislators and ACSS members.

This event is what ACSS is all about! Stand up with your fellow excluded employees and let your voices be heard! Together, we can make a difference.


Travel, lodging, and meal expenses for members attending Lobby Day are covered by ACSS.

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ACSS Delegate Assembly Conducts Business and Appoints New Executive Committee

Posted: 7/20/2015 Tags: ACSS elections chapters election events meeting policy Tags Views: 2883

ACSS held its Delegate Assembly over the past weekend on July 17-19, 2015.  Friday's events started out with a Bylaws and Policy Committee meeting along with a Finance Committee meeting. Saturday's Delegate Assembly held an election for the selection of the new Board of Directors to serve the next three-year term. The Delegate Assembly also passed all four resolutions presented before the board.  Newly elected Chapter Presidents and Chapter Officers were sworn-in and took the oath of office to serve on their upcoming 3-year term. Saturday evening featured an "Evening Under The Stars" dinner dance party that was enjoyed by all.  Sunday, ACSS held a Board Meeting and elected a new Executive Committee to oversee the organization, and was sworn into office by CA Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. Arlene Espinoza concluded her 6 years as ACSS President and handed over the gavel to newly elected ACSS President Frank Ruffino.

Congratulations to all the newly elected Chapter Officers, Delegates, Board of Directors and Executive Committee!  ACSS Delegate Assembly 2015 was a huge success. 

ACSS Chapter Officers 2015

ACSS Board of Directors 2015-2018

ACSS Executive Committee being sworn in by CA Insurance Commissioner, Dave Jones.


Arlene Espinoza, ACSS former President, handing over the gavel to newly elected ACSS President Frank Ruffino.

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Mark Your Calendar! Upcoming ACSS Events

Posted: 2/20/2015 Tags: events Tags Views: 2021

Posted: 2/20/2015

Heads up! Here are the notable ACSS events that are coming up...

February 24 - EDD Sacramento Worksite Meeting - Have lunch and learn more about the benefits of ACSS and current issues that are important to excluded state employees.

March 5 - Chapter 513 Membership Meeting (San Diego Area) - General membership meeting with an aside on Lobby Day.

March 17 - Chapter 504 Membership Meeting (Northern Bay Area and Northwestern CA)  - General membership meeting with an aside on Lobby Day.

March 11 - Lobby Day - Members join your fellow excluded employees and march into the Capitol Building to meet with Legislators and discuss issues and concerns that affect managers, supervisors and confidential state employees.

July 17-19 - ACSS Delegate Assembly - ACSS Board and Committee members discuss policy and bylaws and conduct elections.

October 10 -11 - CSEA General Council - ACSS delegates attend along with California State Retirees (CSR), California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) and California State Employees Association (CSEA) to discuss bylaws, policies, and conduct elections.

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