Weekly Update 6/23/17

CCSO Proposed Legislation:
On June 21, 2017, CCSO Lobbyist John Lovell and Labor Liaison Ford Canutt attended the Committee on Public Employee Retirement & Social Security (P.E.R. & S.S) for SB 76, Excluded Employee Arbitration Act introduced by Senator Nielsen.  If passed, this bill would permit an Excluded Employee organization that represents an employee who has filed a grievance with CalHR, to request arbitration of the grievance if it was denied at the 4th level.  Last year, a Continue reading

Weekly Update 6/16/17

CCSO Hires Michael Stout
In April 2017, after 16 years of dedication to CCSO, Grievance Manager Bill Braden retired, causing a void in the main office.  After discovering Correctional Captain Michael Stout recently retired and moved from Southern California to this area, CCSO contacted and hired him beginning June 12, 2017.  Mike, a retired Captain with CDCR and with more than 26 years of state service, is also a long time CCSO member and past Chapter President.  In 2015, Mike was honored as Chapter Present of the year for his commitment and dedication to CCSO members working at Richard J. Donavan Correctional Facility, where he remained Chapter President until his retirement in 2016.  Mike comes with an expertise of the grievance system and great knowledge of labor matters.  We welcome Mike to our team and know he will be a great asset to CCSO for many years to come. Continue reading

Weekly Update 6/9/17

Chapter Elections:
Monday, June 5th was the last day to vote for your CCSO chapter board. CCSO appreciates all those who took time to vote in this election for the odd numbered chapters. This week, CCSO will begin tallying the results, and will announce the results the next weekly update.  Those elected for chapter positions will begin their term July 1st.  Chapter board positions are (4) four year terms. Continue reading