Friday, July 29, 2011
The effects of state budget cuts trickled down to California State University, Stanislaus on Monday, as the university announced it will lay off eight permanent employees and reduce the hours of four others, shifting them to a 10-month working year. The affected employees were all members of the California State University Employees Union bargaining group, which represents non-teaching permanent staff of the CSU system. The employees cut from CSU Stanislaus held positions in departments such as facilities, instructional support, and communications, including a web designer and a graphic artist. “This morning, as a direct result of three straight years of state funding cuts to the California State University.