AFSCME District Council 36 represents over 6,000 Los Angeles County workers in nine local unions, including LA County Auto Equipment & Repair Local 119 (including Law Enforcement Vehicle and Paramedic Helicopter Mechanics), LA County Probation Officers Local 685, LA County Agricultural Inspectors Local 830, LA County Supervising Child Support Officers Local 1083, LA County Physicians' Assistants Local 1271, LA County PMA Professional Managers Association Local 1967, LA County Psychiatric Social Workers Local 2712, LA County Supervising Psychiatric Social Workers Local 3511, and LA County Child Support Attorneys.
Local 685 was founded in 1945 by a group of World War II veterans who sought to create an outstanding Probation Department for Los Angeles County. Local 685 is charged with the responsibility of protecting the rights of members within the L.A. County Probation Department, as well as those employed by the Department of Children and Family Services.
ALADS was formed in 1970 by ten deputy sheriffs who joined together to collectively resolve a dispute. ALADS has grown and now represents more than 7,500 Deputy Sheriffs and District Attorney Investigators.
CAPE was formed in 1964 and now represents a diverse group of more than 2,500 L.A. County professional engineers, technicians, appraisers and inspectors. CAPE members are responsible of the issuances of more than 25,000 building and construction permits every year throughout L.A. County.
CIR represents more than 1,500 resident physicians at Los Angeles county hospitals, LAC+USC and Harbor-UCLA. CIR has 14,000 members across the country, and the first doctor's union in the country to negotiate an agreement addressing patient care. CIR is the oldest and largest union of resident physicians in the U.S.
Local 1014 represents over 3,200 Fire Fighters, Supervising Fire Fighters, and union Fire Department personnel. Members serve and protect residents in the unincorporated areas of the County of Los Angeles and in 59 cities contracting with the County to provide fire protection and emergency medical services.
LACOLA represents more than 800 full- and part-time Ocean and Lake Lifeguards. Members provide public safety at 72 miles of County beaches from Zuma to Cabrillo, and the lakes of Castaic, Bonelli, and Santa Fe Dam. Members also provide lifeguards and paramedic services on Catalina Island, Avalon, and Isthmus.
Representing approximately 1,500 skilled craft workers employed by the County of Los Angeles. The Building Trades Council in Los Angeles and Orange Counties is made up of 46 affiliates representing approximately 140,000 members.
Local 501 represents approximately 200 members who are stationary engineers, dam operators, and wastewater treatment plant operators, most of whom complete a four-year apprenticeship program.
Founded in 1972, the Union of American Physicians and Dentists has grown into the largest union representing licensed doctors in the United States. UAPD members work for the State of California, California counties, the State of Washington, non-profit healthcare clinics, and in private practice.