Latest News
Help state-employed coworkers through Catastrophic Leave donations

Gustavo Zamora, PT - Fairview, was recenlty added to the list of coworkers in need of catastophic leave donations. Download Flier.

Negotiations resume Dec. 6 and 7

CAPT and its bargaining team members want to remind BU 18 members that our contract negotiations will resume Dec. 6 and 7. Please note that while our bargaining trek has been long and hard, having met with the State 26 times to date, we are still in negotiations. Download Flier.

Contract negotiations inch forward, more work remains

On Nov. 1 and 2, CAPT bargaining team members met with the state to continue our negotiations on the remaining critical issues, including overtime, swaps and vacation. Although team members bargained well into the night on both days, little movement was made. Some progress was made with regard to overtime, but little in the way of our vacation and swaps. Download flier.

Attention DSH BU 18 Employees

CAPT expects vacation slot deficits

Affected members are encouraged to file grievances

CAPT is expecting a possible deficit in the number of vacation slots for our upcoming 2017 vacation bid via the ASSIST. Affected members are encouraged to file a grievance right away. Article 6.2 of our MOU requires our employer to provide a necessary number of vacation slots so that each BU 18 employee may receive their full 32 days of vacation. Download flier.

BVNPT seeks equitable fee restructure

Plan seeks to reduce PT license renewal fees

At its Oct. 21 meeting, the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians approved an audit report that resulted from CAPT-sponsored language that was added to AB 179 by Assembly member Bonilla. The User Fee Audit Report, prepared by Capitol Accounting Partners, LLC, provided a detailed cost analysis of the Board’s individual and institutional licensing fee structures and sought to determine a fair and equitable method of allocating non-fee expenses, such as enforcement practices, including educational requirements, standards of practice and consumer rights education. Download flier.