Category Archives: Class Struggle

CAPS Rank and File Fighting Union Caucus Election Bulletin #5


August 30, 2011 CAPS Rank and File Fighting Union Caucus Election  Bulletin #5 BUILD RANK AND FILE DEMOCRACY ELECT  WILL WRIGHT PRESIDENT, CHARLES RACHLIS VICE PRESIDENT & GIORGIO COSENTINO TREASURER  How CAPS leadership and Blanning and Baker have colluded to … Continue reading

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CAPS Rank and File fighting union caucus bulletin #4


CAPS Rank and File fighting union caucus bulletin #4   August 28, 2011 Brother and Sister CAPS members, Below find attached an open letter to President Patty Valdez in which I reported on my unsuccessful, yet not uneventful, visit to … Continue reading

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CAPS Rank and File fighting union election Bulletin #2


 CAPS Rank and File fighting union election Bulletin #2 Brother and Sister CAPS members, Last November the CAPS board and Staffers ran their little dog and pony show across the state to sell to the membership the very same rotten … Continue reading

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Matt Austin assulted this union member at the CAPS Union Sutter street office today


  On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 5:50 PM, Charles Rachlis <crachlis> wrote: Sent: Friday, August 26, 2011 4:58 PM Subject:Matt Austin struck me today at the CAPS* Sutter street office. officeHi Patty Valdez**, Today I went to the SF … Continue reading

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CAPS Rank and File fighting union caucus bulletin #1 1 Attachment


Pasted below is the the first campaign statement released by the CAPS Fighting Union Caucus slate composed of Will Wright and Charles Rachlis.In order to be sucessful a complete change of the board is required. To date 50 CAPS members … Continue reading

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CAPS fake union robs workers rights then hides history!


Because the CAPS leadership and the lawyers have made it impossible for CAPS members to contact each other we have to air our dirty laundry in public. We would prefer to keep internal union issues internal however the way this … Continue reading

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Time to start shaking it up!


I know we all took a whooping in the last contract go round. We all finally got a look at our pay checks after we were taken from three furlough days to one forced Personal Leave Day off a month. … Continue reading

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