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After a long delay and countless requests, on Monday, July 15, CAPE finally received draft Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) from the County of Los Angeles for our bargaining Units.

On June 18, 2019, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a successor Fringe Benefit Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Coalition of County Unions: The term of the MOU, which c

CAPE MEMBERS TO VOTE ON SALARY CONTRACT RATIFICATION

The California Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) has reached a tentative agreement with Los Angeles County on contracts covering units 511 and 512.

The tentative agreement was agreed upon during a Negotiations session held at the CAPE office on Tuesday, April 16.

Below are highlights of important gains achieved by the Negotiating Team Members on behalf of its members in bargaining units 511/512:

This only includes the Unit Salary Contract, it does not include the Fringe Benefits Contract.

The California Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) has reached a tentative agreement with Los Angeles County on contracts covering units 501 and 502.

The tentative agreement was agreed upon during a Negotiations session held at the CAPE office on Tuesday, April 16.

Below are highlights of important gains achieved by the Negotiating Team Members on behalf of its members in bargaining units 501/502:

This only includes the Unit Salary Contract, it does not include the Fringe Benefits Contract.

After more than a year of bargaining, the Coalition of County Unions (CCU) has reached a Tentative Agreement (T/A) with the County of Los Angeles on a successor Fringe Benefit Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). This round of negotiations was particularly challenging because of the County’s mandate to lessen liability associated with the Flores v. City of San Gabriel, (9th Cir. 2016) case, specifically by reducing the cash back members received from the Choices plan.

The California Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) has reached a tentative agreement with Los Angeles County on contracts covering Appraisers and Supervisory Appraisers in bargaining units 131 and 132.

The tentative agreement was agreed upon during a mediation session held at the CAPE offices on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

This free three-day workshop is for union members who want to learn how to better serve the union and its membership.

The institute takes place May 3rd to May 5th, Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor.

The interactive curriculum and workshops will cover:

Interested in becoming one of the labor movement's "Rising Political Stars?" Then, sign up for the next 2019 classes for the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor's Civic Leadership Academy. The next academy starts June 8.

The academy is free to CAPE members and teaches participants the essentials of political campaigns and public service, from running field operations and building a winning coalition to the basics of policy and the responsibilities of civic commissions.

Volunteers needed May 11 - June 15 to help with the Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.