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The election for the CAPE Board of Directors is approaching soon.  The terms of four (4) members of the Board of Directors expire as of September 2020.

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

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

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.

Great News! CAPE members in the Public Works Department can now apply for and receive a brand new bonus, simply for holding a specific license or certificate.

Here’s how to get our new bonus:

Step 1:  Download, print and fill out the following forms:

As you may be aware, L.A. County employees had the opportunity to join a lawsuit against the County of Los Angeles for underpaying overtime. Specifically, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) – the Country’s basic wage-and-hour law – describes how the overtime rate must be calculated and in a case known as Flores v. City of San Gabriel, the Federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the FLSA requires that health insurance cash-back payments (the amount of taxable cash you receive in your paycheck if unused to buy benefits in the Choices Plan) must be included in the overtime rate.

CAPE members in a variety of job classes will be receiving bonus pay as a result of the recently ratified salary contracts. Securing the bonuses was a tremendous victory, and CAPE members are justifiably asking when they should expect the bump in their paychecks.