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***ELECTION RESULTS ARE IN***

The California Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) is pleased to announce the results of its 2020 CAPE Board of Directors Election.

Layoffs Loom as Super-Majority of County Supervisors Approve Secret Ballot Measure to Shift 10% of General Fund to Community Organizations

In an ongoing effort to meet the needs of the times, Blue Shield of California is extending cost-sharing wa

Throughout the month of August, L.A. County will be conducting webinars to help foster the financial wellness of employees with educational knowledge and tools that offer financial guidance, improve financial literacy, and help reach both day-to-day and long-term financial goals.

Statement from the CAPE Board of Directors in response to Los Angeles County's recent notice of financial hardship due to COVID-19

This morning, County CEO Sachi Hamai released a statement notifying employees that she intends to submit a budget to the Board of Supervisors on June 29 that will include not only program cuts, but also potential layoffs.

Learn how you can protect yourself, your community, and your patients from the novel coronavirus.

COVID-19 has altered all of our lives both personally and professionally and your Union is taking every possible step to be sure that your health and wellbeing is protected, and to be certain that your family is not harmed financially by the precautions ordered by CA Governor Gavin Newsom and being implemented by the County of Los Angeles.

L.A. County CEO Threatens Workers with Layoffs if Unions Don’t Agree to Immediate Pay Concessions Without Member Input or Approval

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of millions of working people and our families, and CAPE is working tirelessly to limit the impact of this crisis on our health and livelihoods.

*Read the latest updates on the newly passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

LA County families have been thrust into huge unexpected life changes the last few weeks amidst the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. Congress recently passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which will provide new emergency paid sick leave and childcare leave for employees affected by COVID-19. It will be in effect from April 1-December 31, 2020.

Herb Wesson has been a champion for Los Angeles working families for more than 30 years and will be a strong advocate for LA County on the Board of Supervisors.

Together we can help elect a strong ally to the Board of Supervisors.