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Complete Summary of Tentative Contract Agreement Reached on June 21, 2021

On June 21, 2021, AFSCME and the State of California reached a tentative agreement on the new Collective Bargaining Agreement. Terms of the agreement will be from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023. AFSCME 2620 members are going to be sent electronic ballots to vote on the new contract during the week of July 5, 2021. Ballots are due by close of business on Monday, July 21, 2021.

Only registered members of the union will be able to vote. To fill out a membership card, click here.

Click on Summary of Tentative Agreement reached on June 21, 2021 to view a complete summary of changes made to the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

The Negotiation Team is recommending a YES vote!

Team Members
Shukimba Carlis, President
Joseph Greene, Southern Vice President
Chelsea Harris, Northern Vice President
Xochilt Martinez, Chaplains/Native American Spiritual Leaders
Emiko Taki, Dietitians and Nutritionists (Interim)
Lisa Smith, Individual Program Coordinators
Alex Pitz, Licensing Program Analysts
Hassan Juma-Ramadhan, Physical Medicine Occupations
Amir Jafarinejad, Pharmacists (Interim)
Victor Pacheco, Alternate for Willow Saloum, Psychologists
Wanda Wullschleger, Rehabilitation Therapists (Interim)
Courtney Jordan-Navarro, Alternate for Inesita Arce, Social Workers
Tisha Hill-Smith, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors

Staff Members
Cliff L. Tillman Jr., Senior Business Agent, Chief Negotiator
Al Austin II; Rafael Garcia; Rafael Serrano; and Juan Vazquez, Business Agents

Questions about the new agreement can be sent to Cliff Tillman, Jr., Senior Business Agent and Chief Negotiator, at, or Shukimba Carlis, President of AFSCME Local 2620, at

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