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CAPE welcomed Leslie Simmons on October 5 as its new communications & field services director. In her role, Simmons is overseeing the internal and external communication for the union, including member-to-member communication and education, social media, media relations, legislative activity and more. She fills the vacancy left with the departure of...

More than a dozen CAPE members joined thousands of walkers and runners for the United Way’s annual HomeWalk onNov. 19, which raises money for the organization’s programs to serve the homeless.

CAPE was a sponsor and participant of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s team, Homeless Heroes. The team is comprised of the federation’s labor...

Over the last two decades, the Board of Supervisors has continuously expanded the County’s ability to use an employee’s criminal history to deny promotions or transfers, leaving employees with little recourse to prove that his or her criminal record will not impact future career opportunities. Specifically, the County’s policy did not contain language...

Correction: In the print version of this article in the Winter/Spring 2017 newsletter, the retroactive date and year was incorrect. The bonuses are retroactive to January 2016.

For CAPE members Luis Orendain and Robert Cooney, December was a great month for bonuses.

The two members working in the Assessment Appeals Board (AAB) Unit...

DO YOU USE YOUR PERSONAL PHONE OR COMPUTER FOR YOUR WORK?

Watch Out! Your Comments Could Subject You to Discipline or Cause Problems at Work!

A new state Supreme Court decision published March 2, 2017 (City of San Jose v. Superior Court) held that any records (emails, texts, etc.) on public employees' private phones, computers...

In observance of Cesar Chavez Day our office will be closed on March 27.

This is the first year county employees will celebrate this great leader, following...

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