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.
OCEA Update - Safety Survey Results!
May 4, 2020
Thank you to everyone who completed the OCEA Safety Survey last week. As evidenced by the statistics and testimony from public workers, massive safety gaps exist for essential frontline workers.
Update - Confirmed COVID-19 cases at the Jails
April 28, 2020
We wanted to provide you with an update on workplace safety conditions among the Orange County Jail’s Correctional Health staff.
Reminder: Take the OCEA Safety Survey
April 25, 2020
Thank you for continued leadership and service during this public health crisis. In the past weeks, workers have fought for additional safety measures in their workplace resulting in modified work arrangements, social distancing in the workplace, and additional protection for essential frontline workers who cannot telecommute.
Editorial: Keep Public Servants Working to Keep Our Communities Safe
April 24, 2020
The Voice of OC digital news publication posted an editorial written by OCEA General Manager Charles Barfield. CB advocates that Washington D.C. provide additional critical financial support for local government in response to the pandemic.
Orangewood Update - COVID-19
April 23, 2020
We have received numerous inquiries from OCEA members at Orangewood concerned about exposure to the COVID-19 virus and threats to their health.