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

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

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.

Ballots for the 2018 CAPE Board of Directors election were mailed on Monday, July 23 to CAPE members.

Be on the lookout for these ballots and be sure to VOTE! Completed ballots must be received at the election P.O. Box by noon on Aug. 23. (Ballots will NOT be accepted at the CAPE office.)

The ballot count will be held at 6 p.m. at the CAPE office in the Board Room on Aug. 23. Members are welcome to attend!



In celebration of the 4th of July holiday, the CAPE office will be closed on Wednesday.

Have a fun and safe 4th!

Dear Fellow CAPE Members,

By now you may have heard about a U.S. Supreme Court decision that came down today in a case known as Janus v. AFSCME.

CAPE-Represented Agency Fee Payers:

This notice is to advise you of a decision made June 27 in the U.S. Supreme Court Case of Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 and how it pertains to you and your fair share contributions to CAPE.

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The California Association of Professional Employees (CAPE) endorses the following candidates for election in the June Primary on Tuesday, June 5:

Hilda Solis (Board of Supervisors, First District)

Sheila Kuehl (Board of Supervisors, Third District)

John Chiang (Governor)

Mike Eng (State Senate, 22nd District)

Join CAPE on June 23 from 8 a.m. to noon for a members-only LACERA/Horizons retirement seminar.

This seminar is for members who are mid-career or close to retirement.

Attendees will learn:

What does the word “Union” mean to you?

As members of a labor union, we are part of a movement that provides us with better pay and working conditions. We have a voice where many do not.

But for CAPE members, I think sometimes the concept of being part of a union can get lost in the day-to-day demands of our jobs. It’s important to understand that CAPE membership is more than just discounted movie tickets.