Category Archives: Furloughs

Legal victory restores furlough pay for 700


Following this logic the work done by many Unit 10 scientists which is Federally funded should also recive the same exemeption and rebate. But alas the scientists fake union the California Association of Professional Scientists (CAPS) never really fought this … 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 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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Rank and File protest leadership at AFL-CIO Western Regional


Rank and File labor activists protest at the Western Regional AFL-CIO conference April 9th 2011. by Charles Rachlis 4/22/11 Member: CAPS(California Association of Professional Scientists), CA Department Of Public Health Rank and File labor activists including: SF City painters, ILWU longshoreman, EBay Mud … Continue reading

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CDPHWorkers Furlough Fridays not over yet!


It is ironic (or is it?) that the supposed voice of state employees is the very one we have to protect ourselves from. Here’s an idea-how about the unions work together to establish a scholarship fund (or award) for journalists … Continue reading

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