California Association of Professional Employees


After weeks of negotiations for a successor Fringe Benefit Memorandum of Understanding, the County refused to appropriately recognize our front line sacrifices during the pandemic

We officially kicked off our 2021 CAPE Contract Negotiations.

Recent News

Lighting at the Assessor Hall of Administration (HOA) has been subpar for far too long. That’s why CAPE members joined together to call on Assessor Management to make the long overdue upgrades and repairs. Proper lighting in an office is not only essential to productivity but valuable to the health of all employees by reducing eye fatigue and headaches.

The Coalition of County Unions and CAPE wants to inform you of the temporary relief spending account changes that have been approved by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors. Effective immediately, L.A. County has incorporated the following changes into their Health Care Spending Account (HCSA) and Dependent Care Spending Account (DCSA) plans:

United together, CAPE members in the Assessor Department have successfully pushed back against an unfair policy for overtime approval.

Over the last few months, Assessor Management unilaterally implemented a new policy standard for production rates that Appraisers and Appraiser Specialists would have to meet in order to be approved to work overtime. Upon seeing this, our representation team filed a Grievance General-In-Character to challenge the new policy as a violation of the overtime provision provided in our contract/MOU.