January 30, 2020 Update

Reminder: Bargaining Survey Released Tuesday. The 2020 CAPS Bargaining Survey went out to CAPS members and nonmembers on Tuesday, January 28, 2020. CAPS needs to hear YOUR voice to continue as a member-run union. The CAPS Bargaining Team understands that fair pay has been and … Read more

January 29, 2020

Worksite Meeting Scheduled at CalEPA Building. A worksite meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 21, 2020, in the Byron Sher Auditorium at the CalEPA Building in Sacramento (1001 I Street, Sacramento) from 12 – 1 p.m. CAPS Board Members and Staff will be in attendance … Read more

January 23, 2020 Update

Worksite Meeting Scheduled at CalEPA Building. A worksite meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 21, 2020, in the Byron Sher Auditorium at the CalEPA Building in Sacramento (1001 I Street, Sacramento) from 12 – 1 p.m. CAPS Board Members and Staff will be in attendance … Read more

January 23, 2020

Supervisors, Managers, and the CAPS MOU. There’s a reason CalHR refers to supervisory and managerial classifications as “excluded.” It’s because certain supervisory, managerial, and confidential state employees, among others, are excluded from the Ralph C. Dills Act, which gave collective bargaining rights to California State … Read more

January 15, 2020 Update

Next Monday is a Holiday. Monday, January 20, 2020 is a state-observed holiday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. CalHR Manual, Section 2109 entitles State Scientists to several state-observed holidays with pay, in addition to any official State holidays declared by the Governor. Additionally, every full- and part-time … Read more

January 15, 2020

Next Monday is a Holiday. Monday, January 20, 2020 is a state-observed holiday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. CalHR Manual, Section 2109 entitles State Scientists to several state-observed holidays with pay, in addition to any official State holidays declared by the Governor. … Read more

January 8, 2020 Update

Bargaining Team Gets Back to Work. CAPS’ Bargaining Team met last month to set the stage for upcoming negotiations by learning about CAPS history and the history of the Dills Act – the law governing state employee collective bargaining – as well as to train … Read more

January 8, 2020

Supervisors’ Right to Membership. When supervisors are first hired to Supervisory and Managerial positions, they are sometimes told, or erroneously believe, that they can no longer be a member of ANY union, let alone retain their membership in CAPS. Membership in CAPS is just as … Read more