Member News

Information is power, and OCEA members receive regular email, text and social media updates about workplace issues and news. Many of those emails are archived below.

Biometric Health Screenings begin June 1

May 24, 2017

OCEA supports voluntary and effective incentive-based wellness programs. However, OCEA has been and remains opposed to the punitive program adopted by the County, a program that by no realistic measure can be called “voluntary.”

OCEA to host Blood Donation Drive in association with the American Red Cross—June 22

May 18, 2017

OCEA members are standing together with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive at OCEA Headquarters on June 22. OCEA members give each day to the communities we serve, and this is another way we give back to those in need through our union.

Unfair Labor Charge Against Probation Resolved

April 20, 2017

Within the next few days, you and your coworkers should see a Notice to Employees posted on your work area bulletin boards. This notice is part of the settlement and resolution of the Complaint issued by the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) in connection with the Probation Department’s failure to meet and confer with us on the impacts of off-duty carry of Department-issued weapons.

Court executives arrogance continues

April 20, 2017

Court executives continue to show by their actions that they have little respect for Court workers. The latest insult occurred last Friday in the offices of the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB).

OCEA Leadership Conference—May 6—RSVP today!

April 5, 2017

Each year your OCEA Stewards and workplace leaders come together on a Saturday for an all-day training and workshop. This year we are opening participation to a limited number of OCEA members. Join us for what we believe will be an amazing opportunity to learn more about being an active OCEA member standing shoulder-to-shoulder with your co-workers to build a better workplace.

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