OCEA Media Brief
OCEA monitors local, state-wide and national news outlets to keep members up to date on the issues that impact working people. Media briefs are compiled and sent to members in a daily email blast. To receive OCEA media briefs, sign-up by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 1, 2018
Today: Echol Cole and Robert Walker, whose deaths sparked the 1968 I AM A MAN strike are remembered today; Minneapolis union workers are the unsung heroes of Super Bowl LII and Anaheim approves homelessness policies focused on housing.
January 31, 2018
Today: Working in California gets safer even as job count grows; Ride-sharing program and street car are among transportation agency’s top priorities and Metroplex flight paths from John Wayne Airport are approved.
January 30, 2018
Today: Lawsuit seeks end to riverbed homeless evictions; will streetcars or express buses fix Harbor Boulevard’s congestion? and is the high-priced California vibe worth it to retirees?
January 29, 2018
Today: Homeless people slowly leave Santa Ana riverbed but where can they go?; Report: Asian Americans, now a fifth of OC’s population, and Southern California’s job growth only boosts its unaffordability.
January 26, 2018
Today: Fountain Valley Regional’s Sodexo workers to strike over poverty wages – Jennifer Beuthin; OC Supervisors quietly deleted plan to end homelessness from goals and California county evicts hundreds from homeless camp – with few beds to offer.