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.
Update! Court Re-open Plan
May 29, 2020
Over the past ten (10) weeks, we have witnessed unprecedented events related to the COVID-19 pandemic. As you enter the workplace, it is more important than ever for the Court to apply a common sense approach in providing a safe work environment.
Memorial Day and the meaning of sacrifice
May 25, 2020
Our national holidays can provide you, me, and every American an opportunity to put aside our differences and remember those things that bind us together as a nation. Even as our country stands divided in one of the most politically polarized environments since the 1960s, we can all stand together to honor and respect the sacrifices made by so many to preserve our American values and keep our country safe.
Update: AMEA Executive Board discussion with City Manager
May 25, 2020
We hope this email finds you and your family safe. The events of the past few months have been both highly unique and highly unsettling. First the COVID-19 crisis hit, then the City changed City Managers. Disneyland closed, the Convention Center effectively shut down, and hotels either closed or continued to operate with drastically reduced occupancy.
Fiscal year vacation use deadline coming up!
May 22, 2020
This is clearly a time of uncertainty and workplace disruption. Your family, your safety, and your job security are all paramount. Vacation hours and usage may not be at the top of everyone's mind.
Newport Rib Co's Memorial Day offer benefitting Heroes Hall
May 21, 2020
One of Orange County's premiere restaurants, the Newport Rib Company, is hosting a Memorial Day fundraiser for the Heroes Hall Foundation—the organization that manages the Heroes Hall Veterans Museum in Costa Mesa.