California Association of Professional Employees


CAPE members have made our voices heard loud and clear. All six CAPE bargaining units have overwhelmingly voted 93% YES to ratify our strong new contract.

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

Recent News

After months of demanding negotiations, our CAPE Bargaining Team has reached a tentative agreement with L.A. County for a new three-year contract that protects our working conditions and includes the largest one-year salary increase since 2006, a $1,375 signing bonus, brand new telework protections, and much more.

Our New CAPE Contract Will Include:


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?