August 29, 2019 Update

The quarterly CAPS Board of Directors’ Meeting was held last Saturday, August 24, 2019. Motions undertaken by the Board of Directors included: Approving of the Minutes of the May 18, 2019 Board Meeting. Approving CAPS’ endorsement of 69 incumbents seeking reelection, and one open seat … Read more

August 21, 2019 Update

Bargaining Team Working For You. Your CAPS Bargaining Team met last week to strategize and create guiding documents for the next Bargaining Team. Bargaining for the next CAPS MOU will begin with the “Sunshine” Process in January 2020. Other topics discussed included two side letters … Read more

August 14, 2019 Update

Know Your Rights. Travel Reimbursement. CAPS MOU, Section 6.1 allows State Scientists to be reimbursed for “for actual, necessary, and appropriate business and travel expenses in accordance with CalHR rules and Online HR Manual sections 2201 (Travel and Relocation Policy), 2202 (Mileage Reimbursement), and 2203 … Read more

August 7, 2019 Update

CAPS Member Needs Your Help! Department of Public Health Senior Health Physicist and CAPS Board Member James Thomas has requested catastrophic leave donations in order to continue receiving pay and benefits.  Section 3.10 of the CAPS MOU allows transfer of leave credits as catastrophic leave: … Read more