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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...

May 25, 2023

County Negotiations Update: May 25, 2023

The OCEA Negotiations team met with the County on Wednesday, May 24 for our sixth formal...

May 15, 2023

BCEA—Negotiations Session Cancelled

The May 9, 2023, scheduled negotiations session was cancelled by the City, as was a tentatively...

May 12, 2023

OCEA VIDEO UPDATE: Here's the Current State of Negotiations

OCEA’s General Manager and lead negotiator, Charles Barfield, provides an overview of the current...

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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