2018 Contract Negotiations-Bargaining Updates

Bargaining Update:

This year, the California Association of Professional Employees will sit across the table from Los Angeles County management to negotiate successor agreements to its MOUs for units 131/132, 501/502 and 511/512.


The following is the latest schedule in contract negotiations with Los Angeles County:

Sept. 4: Units 131/132
Sept. 11: Units 501/502
Sept. 18: Units 511/512
Sept. 25: Units 131/132

All unit contracts expired Sept. 30.

Bookmark this page for the latest information.



Join us on Sept. 12 at 9:30 a.m. at the Hall of Administration, Grand Park Side (near Starbucks) for a Unity Break. Show your support for your union! Download the flier here.


From now until we win a fair contract with Los Angeles County, please wear BLUE every Wednesday (your CAPE polo shirt or anything that's blue) to show your unity with CAPE. 

Snap a photo of you and your colleagues in blue and tag us on social media (/capeunion on Facebook and @capeunion or Twitter and Instagram) and use the hashtag #CAPEBlueOut! 


Fringe Benefits Negotiations Update:

The County proposes to FREEZE Choices $$ at 2018 level = $207,006,901 PAY CUT

Click here more details.


Negotiations Timeline:

On March 29, negotiations commenced for the Fringe Benefits contract, which is bargained through the Coalition of County Unions (CCU). CAPE General Counsel and CCU chair Blaine Meek is the chief negotiator for the CCU. 

On March 22, CAPE conducted a Salary Inequities Seminar for members interested in presenting a salary inequity at negotiations.

On Feb. 24, CAPE Negotiations Team members met at the CAPE office for orientation and proposal development.

We have an enthusiastic team of members representing the interests of their fellow CAPE union members!

Check out photos of the teams at work on CAPE's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CAPEUnion/posts/1816617201682004

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At its January board meeting, the CAPE Board of Directors selected from a broad range of CAPE members. Click here to see your 2018 Negotiations Team.

The Coalition of County Unions, of which CAPE is a member, started negotiations with the County in March.

If you are a CAPE member and have suggestions for proposals, you're welcome to email us at 2018negotiations@capeunion.org.


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