The City of La Palma employs approximately 55 full-time employees who are represented by three recognized employee organizations: the La Palma General Employees Association (LPGEA), the La Palma Police Association (LPPA), and the La Palma Professional Employees Association (LPPEA). Additionally, there are approximately 7 management employees, the City Manager, and various part-time employees which are not represented by a formal organization.
This Association represents a variety of classifications, including: Administrative Secretaries, Deputy City Clerk/Executive Assistant, Human Resources Specialist, Maintenance Workers, Recreation Coordinators, Senior Office Assistants, and Water Workers.
This Association represents sworn and civilian employees in a variety of police classifications, including: Police Dispatcher, Police Officer, Police Corporal, Police Records Clerk, Police Sergeant, and Civilian Investigator.
La Palma Professional Employees Association (LPPEA)
This Association represents a variety of professional or supervisory classifications, including: Accounting Manager, Assistant to the City Manager, Maintenance Supervisor, Management Analyst, and Water Supervisor.
The City’s management employees are not represented by a formal association or MOU; however, a comprehensive agreement is prepared that list salaries, personnel practices, and benefits for management employees.
The City’s part-time employees are not represented by a recognized labor organization or association; however, a Salary Resolution is frequently prepared that list salaries, personnel practices, and benefits for these part-time employees.