Academic Student Employees - Union Information

The Trustees of The California State University (CSU) recognize the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW), AFL-CIO and its Local Union 4123 as the sole and exclusive representative of the bargaining unit (Unit 11) in accordance with the certification by the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) in petition number LA-RR-1099-H and in accordance with the parties’ August 18, 2004 recognition agreement and other applicable Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) as set forth in the Appendices.

Agency Fee

Employees in these categories pay an agency fee to the UAW, or if they choose to join the union, union dues.

Compensation and Benefits

Directory Information Provided to United Auto Workers

In accordance with the California State University 's recent agreement with the United Auto Workers covering academic student employees, a group that includes Teaching Associates, Graduate Assistants, and Instructional Student Assistants, Sonoma State University has amended its policy on directory information for students under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. For students employed as academic student employees and only for release to United Auto Workers in response to requests from that organization, the University has designated as directory information the following information: name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, enrollment status [undergraduate vs.graduate, part-time vs. full-time] department employed, and student employee's status as student employee (that is, in which job title the student is employed). The University's general policy on directory information for students is described in the catalog.