California Association of Professional Employees


Coalition of County Unions Reaches Agreement with County on Successor Fringe Contract Worth More Than $40 Million

After months of demanding negotiations, our CAPE Bargaining Team has reached a tentative agreement with L.A.

Recent News

After months of bargaining, we are at a pivotal moment in our current contract negotiations. The following are Frequently Asked Questions CAPE has received regarding the current state of contract negotiations.

We just wrapped up our latest round of bargaining this week and we’ve come to a pivotal moment in our current contract negotiations.

After months of sluggish bargaining, our CAPE Bargaining Team has been able to make progress on our priorities – raises, long-term telework, job security protections, etc – but not to the extent of what CAPE members have earned.

The County wants to dig their heels in, but the critical question remains: Does County management value the work CAPE members do to keep L.A. County safe?

The election for the CAPE Board of Directors is approaching soon.  This year, the two-year terms of four (4) Board Directors and the one-year term of one (1) Board vacancy must be filled. A mail ballot election will be held throughout the month of August. The five candidates receiving the largest number of votes will be elected – the top four to serve two-year terms (September 2022 - September 2024) and the fifth to serve a one-year term (September 2022 – September 2023).