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About Adverse Actions for Bargaining Unit 18 members

An adverse action is the state’s formal method of taking disciplinary action against a permanent civil service employee. Adverse action means dismissal, demotion, suspension, and reduction in salary or an official letter of reprimand (LOR).

Other personnel actions such as rejection during probation period, automatic resignation, involuntary resignation, layoff for economic reasons and medical termination or demotion are not identified as adverse actions. Download flier.

Committee passes on Consent CAPT-sponsored AB 222

CAPT-sponsored AB 222 by Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian (R-San Luis Obispo) was approved today by the Assembly Appropriations Committee and placed upon the Consent Calendar for approval by the full Assembly. AB 222 is a safety measure that secures from public disclosure members’ personal information found in records owned by the Department of Motor Vehicles. Bills may be placed on the Consent Calendar for Floor approval if they are noncontroversial, received zero “no” votes and have had no opposition expressed by any person present at the hearing. Download flier.

The March/April issue of the Outreach in now online!

The March/April issue of the CAPT Outreach magazine is now available online.  Click here to read or download, or go to the About Us section and click on the Outreach icon.  

Transform SDC workshop May 2

The Sonoma Development Center will host four workshops to generate and discuss ideas for transforming SDC into a resource benefiting both its residents and the community. The first workshop will be held on May 2 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Vintage House. View the event flyer here for more information. Space is limited. Individuals planning to attend are encouraged to RSVP.  Register your attendance here.


Every April 28 is International Workers’ Memorial Day and the United Nations’ World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Employees around the world remember those killed, injured or sickened on the job. The day also serves as a potent reminder that most workplace deaths, injuries and illnesses are preventable. Dowload flier and read more.