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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.

Outreach, September/October 2016

The September/October 2016 Outreach is available online.

October 21, 2016 | Download Outreach

CAPT collects contract feedback

CAPT’s attempt to reach a contract agreement came to a crashing halt Aug. 23 over critical issues, including overtime, swaps and vacation. After holding informational meetings at each chapter, CAPT launched a three-week contract survey to collect measurable feedback from BU 18 members on the remaining contentious issues. The survey, closed Oct. 12, contained nine questions that addressed members’ views on mandate limits, swaps, vacation and Ad Hoc slots, and retroactive coverages for pay increases, health care costs and shift differentials. Download flier.

A Day of Remembrance

A Day of Remembrance

In Memory of Donna Kay Gross
Born March 30, 1956
San Jose, California
Died October 23, 2010
Napa, California

Wear Black on October 23

October 23 marks the six-year anniversary of the death of Donna Gross: mother, grandmother and dedicated Napa State Hospital Psychiatric Technician. Download flier.

ASSIST Vacation Bidding 2017

Be informed, prepared and ready!

As previously reported, our 2017 Vacation Bids will be administered statewide via the ASSIST program, otherwise known as the Automated Staff Scheduling and Information Support Tool, between October 17 and November 15. Our Ad Hoc bidding will begin on December 1 and will roll out alphabetically, beginning with Atascadero, followed by Coalinga, Metro, Napa, Patton and Stockton. Download flier.