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.
New Year brings negotiations for OCWD members
December 28, 2020
The New Year brings negotiations for Orange County Water District workers as our contract with the District expires in June 2021. To fire up the process, we want to hear from you.
COVID-19 vaccine availability update
December 24, 2020
The County has received its first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine - both the two-part Pfizer brand vaccine and the two-part Moderna vaccine – intended for distribution to frontline workers across the County employed by hospitals, clinics, and the County itself. OC Health Officer Dr. Clayton Chau told the press the County had received approximately 74,000 doses by the initial rollout this week. However, according to Dr. Chau, there are approximately 200,000 health care workers in Orange County.
Court Mediator Market Study
December 23, 2020
The Court Mediator Market Study process takes another step forward with a meeting on Jan. 6, 2021, at 3 p.m. to review the information that formed the basis of recommendations made by Human Resources. To do that, we need feedback from subject matter experts like you.
PORAC Update - Scholarships available, Annual Report released
December 21, 2020
Keeping the American Dream alive for young people can often mean a college education. Yet the cost of higher education can pose a nearly insurmountable barrier for many working families. The OCEA-affiliated Peace Officers Research Association of California PORAC), offers scholarships annually to help working people meet this economic challenge.
OCEA members invited to Coffee Talk with Veterans
December 17, 2020
If you are a veteran of our country’s military or care about someone who is, we want to share an upcoming event that may be of interest to you.