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June 1, 2023

County Negotiations Update: June 1, 2023

Last week the OCEA team reported that the pace of negotiations had slowed. On Wednesday, May 31,...

May 31, 2023

June 8: OC SAN BBQ & Membership Meeting

It's OCEA Hot Dog Day + we'll have a membership update in the Board Room. View the flyer for...

May 28, 2023

BCEA Negotiations Update: May 26, 2023

Your BCEA Negotiations Team met with the City for our third negotiations session on Thursday, May...

May 26, 2023

Please Complete This Survey: Orangewood Facility Safety

Your participation and ideas are needed as we continue to advocate for the safety of you and your...

Upcoming Event

County New Employee Orientation

OCEA invites you to join us for a special Zoom meeting to learn more about the exclusive benefits available to members. As an OCEA member, not only do you have a right to vote regarding pay and benefits during contract negotiations, you also have access to leadership opportunities and training. Come learn more about dental, vision, and life insurance benefits available exclusively to members. You will also hear about scholarship opportunities for students, as well as our extensive ticketing program which provides discounted access to entertainment and sporting events throughout Southern California.

Date: June 5, 2023

Time: 1–1:45 p.m.

Location: Zoom

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