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<p>​Effective April 1, 2017 (March 2017 pay period), the employer health contribution for Bargaining Units 3, 12, and 13 is $559 for Single, $1,125 for 2-Party, and $1,462 for Family.</p>Employer Health Contribution Change7/11/2017 7:00:00 AM
<p>​Assembly Bill 1887 prohibits state agencies from requiring any of its employees, officers, or members to travel to, or approving a request for state-funded or state-sponsored travel to, any state that has enacted discriminatory laws or practices on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, subject to certain exceptions.<br> <br>The Attorney General recently added five states to the restricted travel list: Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, South Dakota, and Texas. To view the entire list of banned states, visit the <a title="Attorney General's website" href="">California Attorney General’s </a>website. <br> <br>Previously approved discretionary travel to the five states listed above must be cancelled. All mission critical travel to banned states must be resubmitted to Department Directors and Agency Secretaries (or their designee) to ensure they meet the exception criteria. New mission critical trips not already submitted in the FY17/18 travel blankets will require final approval from the Governor’s Office through the individual trip request process.<br> <br>Visit our webpage for more information regarding AB 1887 and <a title="Out-of-State Travel website" href="/employees/Pages/travel-out-of-state.aspx">out-of-state travel</a>.</p>The Attorney General Adds Five States to the Restricted Travel List for Out-of-State Travel7/7/2017 7:00:00 AM
<p>​<span class="ms-rteStyle-Bold">Excluded Employees:</span><br>Effective July 1, 2017, most excluded employees will receive a General Salary Increase (GSI) based on the bargaining unit they are affiliated with below:<br></p><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default" style="width:50%;"> <span class="ms-rteStyle-Bold">EXCLUDED EMPLOYEES AFFILIATED WITH BARGAINING UNIT:</span></td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="width:50%;text-align:center;"> <span class="ms-rteStyle-Bold">​GSI</span></td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default">​1, 3, 4, 11, 14, 15, 17, 20, 21 - SEIU</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="text-align:center;">​4%</td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default">​2</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="text-align:center;">​5%</td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default">​6</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="text-align:center;">​3%</td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default">​7</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="text-align:center;">​3%</td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default">​9</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="text-align:center;">​2%</td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default">​10</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="text-align:center;">​2% or 5%</td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default">​12</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="text-align:center;">​4%</td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default">​13</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="text-align:center;">​3%</td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default">​16</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="text-align:center;">​2%</td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableEvenRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default" rowspan="1">​18</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" style="text-align:center;">​3%</td></tr><tr class="ms-rteTableOddRow-default"><td class="ms-rteTableEvenCol-default" rowspan="1">​​19</td><td class="ms-rteTableOddCol-default" rowspan="1" style="text-align:center;">​4%​</td></tr></tbody></table><p> <br>Salary increases for excluded employees affiliated with Bargaining Unit 5 (Highway Patrol) and Bargaining Unit 8 (Firefighters) will be addressed in future pay letters. <br> <br>Effective July 1, 2017, most Managerial, Supervisory, and Confidential employees designated E48, E68, E78, E79, E97, E98, and E99 will receive a GSI of four percent (4%). <br> <br>Exceptions to the salary increases above will be identified in pay letters that will be released in the following weeks.<br><br>For questions related to the above, designated contacts may contact CalHR’s Personnel Services Branch at <a href="" target="_blank"></a> or call (916) 323-3343. <br><br><span class="ms-rteStyle-Bold">Exempt Employees:</span><br>Effective July 1, 2017, most exempt positions with a CBID of R03, S03, M03, R20, E50, E79, E97, E98, and E99 will receive a GSI of four percent (4%). <br> <br>Exceptions to this GSI will be identified in exempt pay letters which will be released in the following weeks. <br> <br>For questions related to exempt pay letters, please contact CalHR’s Exempt Program at <a href="" target="_blank"></a>. <br><br><span class="ms-rteStyle-Bold">Other Post-Employment Benefits:</span><br>As negotiated in recent Memoranda of Understanding, the state and some employees will begin equally sharing the cost of prefunding retiree healthcare benefits, otherwise known as Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB). Excluded employees will also begin contributing to OPEB based on the same phase-in schedule negotiated by the bargaining unit they are affiliated with. For a list of the OPEB effective dates for each specific bargaining unit, please refer to <a href="" target="_blank">section 1422</a> of CalHR’s Online HR Manual.</p>Excluded and Exempt Salary Increases – Fiscal Year 2017-186/29/2017 7:00:00 AM

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