Join CAPE

Support Quality, Efficient, Professional Public Service

Join CAPE Today! By joining CAPE, you are supporting the right for the county’s professional employees to receive fair and effective representation with their employer, so they can continue providing vital public infrastructure and related services for Los Angeles County residents.

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PDF iconClick here for a Membership Application (Fillable PDF. Please fill out, save and email back to [email protected]).

Member PERKS

Professional employees represented by CAPE receive collective bargaining, contract administration, and grievance representation to enhance and protect their careers. Only full union members receive the following additional benefits.

LIFE INSURANCE
Members automatically receive a $30,000 life insurance policy at no additional fee.

EXPANDED REPRESENTATION SERVICES
Including but not limited to potential advocacy in unlawful discrimination and sexual harassment claims, severe disciplinary action taken by management (i.e. discharge, reduction in class, suspensions of 6 days or more), and promotional exam disputes.

SOCIAL & INFORMATIONAL EVENTS
Including the annual CAPE Membership Dinner, Retirement Seminar, and other CAPE-sponsored events.

A COPY OF YOUR MOUs
Printed copies of the collective bargaining agreements that include the important wage, benefit, and working condition rights you as a CAPE member are entitled to.

VOTING PRIVILEGES
Only members can vote in contract ratification votes and Board of Director elections.

THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN UNION ACTIVITES
Members can participate in official CAPE meetings with county & department managers, or serve as a CAPE Delegate, Negotiating Team Member, or run for a seat on the CAPE Board of Directors.

CAREER GUIDANCE
CAPE’s professional staff provides members with career path counseling and important information regarding workplace rights. CAPE’s expert advice helps members better understand the county work environment and achieve career goals.

ENTERTAINMENT DISCOUNTS
Including movie theatre tickets, restaurants, theme parks and other local venues.

PDF iconCAPE Member Entertainment Discounts

PDF iconCAPE Movie Ticket Order Form