Take CAPS’ Telework Survey and Register for the Upcoming Board of Directors Meeting!

Take CAPS’ Telework Survey by Thursday, February 22nd! Your CAPS Bargaining Team is gathering pertinent individual member stories, labor statistics, and other related information to properly fight against various departments’ uninformed and ill-advised return-to-office (RTO) mandates. Fill out the CAPS’ Telework Survey to ensure your CAPS Bargaining Team goes into meet-and-confers armed with real data from you and your colleagues, and has all of the information we need to argue our case! This survey will also be used to help plan what job actions to take in response to arbitrary RTO mandates. 

Fill out the CAPS’ Telework Survey as soon as possible, but no later than Thursday, February 22, 2024. We estimate the survey will take 15-30 minutes to complete, so plan accordingly.

To answer some questions reported to CAPS: 

  1. Why is the survey not anonymous? CAPS leadership is collecting names and other demographic data of survey respondents to allow us to verify member’s responses, and to reach out to folks if we have follow-up questions, or to those who state they’d be willing to participate in actions. It also helps the Contract Action Team (CAT) identify where we may need to conduct extra outreach to encourage maximum participation.
  2. What do some of the different options mean in Question 12 of the survey? 
  • Home-as-headquarters: Refers to a specific situation, where your residence has been assigned as your official headquarters by the appointing power, and you have no State office to report to. This most often occurs at CalCannabis, but occasionally happens at other departments, too. These folks do not qualify for the Telework Stipend, because they are not technically “teleworking.”  They are working from their assigned office, which happens to be their home, each day.
  • Remote-centered telework:  A teleworker is considered Remote-centered if they work fifty percent or more of their time from an alternate work location.  Remote-centered teleworkers shall have their dedicated work station located at their designated alternate work location.  Remote-centered teleworkers shall use shared space when working in the office.
  • Office-centered telework:  A teleworker is considered Office-centered if they work more than fifty percent from the office.  Office-centered teleworkers maintain a dedicated work station in the office and utilize their own equipment or department provided mobile equipment for teleworking at their designated alternate work location.

CAPS Board of Directors Meeting, February 24, 2024  Open to Members to Attend.The next Board of Directors’ meeting is scheduled for Saturday, February 24, 2024, from 9 a.m to approximately 4 p.m. All dues-paying CAPS members are welcome to attend virtually, via Zoom. You must pre-register to attend the meeting. An agenda will be released soon, so stay tuned! Members can pre-register today HERE.  

If you aren’t a dues-paying member of CAPS, join your union today

Members must follow the CAPS Member Comment and Virtual Meeting Guidelines.

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