CAPE News

One of the benefits of being a CAPE member is knowing that you will be compensated for the work you do, regardless of the situation.

For many members, working out-of-class or having additional responsibilities means they may be entitled to bonuses. CAPE negotiated a means for members to receive a two standard salary levels bonus (approximately 5.5...

More than 25 CAPE members learned the ins and outs of home buying and the Union Plus Mortgage Program at a seminar on March 28 at the union’s office in Pasadena.

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage reps Mary Niederhaus and Paul Wasserman walked attendees through the process of home buying and how to prepare for purchase. They also answered questions about...

Most of the work CAPE does on behalf of its members often goes unseen by the membership because cases tend to be single issues and confidential (unless the member allows the union to report their victory to the membership). At any given month, our business agents and general counsel are working on 30 or more member cases in various stages and degrees....

The 2017 CAPE Career Track Scholarships have been awarded to two students from California State University, Los Angeles (CSULA) and California State University, Northridge (CSUN).

The recipients, Dea Flores Zuniga, an Engineering student from CSULA, and Ariel Jones, an Urban Studies and Planning student from CSUN, were each awarded $2,500...

In March, the State Supreme Court published a decision that held that any records (emails, texts, etc.) on public employees’ private phones, computer or servers that relate to public business are public records and may be disclosed under the California Public Records Act (City of San Jose v. Superior Court).

Prior to this court decision, the state...

CAPE is watching movement of three pieces of legislature that would impact our membership. The union works hard to ensure our members’ interests are represented fairly, not only by elected county officials, but state representatives as well.

In May, we sent lawmakers in Sacramento a letter in support of SB 362, which would add Code Enforcement...

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