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The Orange County Employees Association is comprised of thousands of public health nurses, social workers, law enforcement officers, health inspectors and other dedicated workers who keep our communities safe and healthy. Standing together, we advocate for fairness at work and fairness in the communities we serve.
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November 14, 2019
Take a look at your paycheck this Friday
When you receive your regularly scheduled paycheck this Friday, you will be happy to see the...
November 13, 2019
You're invited! Retirees in Action November meeting with special guest from CARA
We have again spoken to Human Resources and have been advised that workers should contact their...
November 5, 2019
OCEA v. County of Orange Oral Argument Scheduled
We have just received notice that oral argument in our case against the County has been scheduled...
OCEA Members Only: A New Way to Vote in OC
Your voice. Your vote. Your choice. The 2020 Elections will be historic for Orange County voters. For the first time, traditional polling places used for decades are being replaced with Vote Centers—more than 180 of them—at convenient locations across the County. You can learn all about these changes at an exclusive “members only” seminar at OCEA. The experts at the Orange County Registrar of Voters will be making the free presentation. Find out how Orange County is making it easier to exercise one of our most fundamental democratic rights—voting.
Date: December 12, 2019
Time: Noon–1 p.m.
Location: OCEA Assembly Room, 830 N. Ross St., Santa Ana, CA 92701