Join the Black Friday Walmart protest
Join CSEA and other labor groups as we demand respect for workers at Walmart. Workers for the retail giant have been met with retaliation in their mobilization efforts to secure $15 an hour wages and full-time hours. Join us in supporting the massive demonstrations planned for Black Friday (Nov. 28), the biggest shopping day of the year.
CSEA member mobilization leads important victories in November Election
Election Day resulted in important victories for California’s public schools as pro-education lawmakers were elected to state constitutional offices and to the Legislature. Numerous CSEA members and staff were also elected to local school boards and other offices.
Protect yourself and your students from the flu
Infectious disease has taken center stage in the media lately, with fears of the Ebola Virus dominating news broadcasts. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), unless you’ve been to West Africa recently, you’re exponentially more likely to catch the seasonal flu.
Disaster relief available to members
CSEA’s Assistance Fund helps members recover from disasters and financial hardship. In response to the devastation caused by recent wildfires in Northern California, Association President Michael Bilbrey made disaster assistance funds available to affected CSEA members. Find out how you can help.
Not Just Teachers: Supporting Students’ Success
Association President Michael Bilbrey for the U.S. Dept of Education Blog:
As summer ends and the school year begins, we often think about teachers and students heading back to school. While teachers prepare lessons and students learn new concepts we can’t forget the service employees who provide support that enable the schools to run efficiently.
Classified employees are the backbone of education
In the modern age, school districts could not function without classified school employees. These essential staff members perform a wide range of vital services for students, parents, teachers and administrators. This extraordinary workforce keeps our campuses safe, clean and organized. Most importantly, they strive to improve the lives of our students every day.
Know your rights
Classified employees are afforded many basic rights by law or through collective bargaining. Learn about your rights on the job and what you can do to protect yourself if your rights are violated.