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.
Court MOUs Ratified
November 1, 2019
I am writing to let you know that members of all three OCEA-Court bargaining units have ratified their tentative agreements with the Court. All workers in the General, Court Clerk, and Supervisor Units will see the terms and conditions of the new contract go into effect in the pay period starting November 8, 2019.
Voting continues through Thursday, Oct. 31 at 5 p.m.
October 29, 2019
I want to thank the OCEA members who attended our membership meetings yesterday at OCEA. Based on some questions and comments at those meetings, I want to clarify a few things about the tentative agreement so you can base your vote on accurate facts.
OCEA Endorses Hinkle for San Clemente City Council
October 29, 2019
On Tuesday, November 5th, the City of San Clemente is holding a special election. The winner will fill a vacancy on the City Council created by the untimely death of Steven Swartz who was serving as Mayor at the time. Voting is taking place by mail only, and you should have received your ballot by now.
Reminder! Court membership meeting on Monday, Oct. 28
October 25, 2019
Earlier this week, OCEA and the Superior Court reached a Tentative Agreement on a successor MOU for OCEA represented employees in the Court. The agreement includes base building wages, meaningful savings on retirement costs, a one-time signing bonus for ALL workers, and an extra week of vacation to reward long-serving workers. The OCEA Bargaining Team recommends a “Yes” vote on the MOU.
OCEA, Superior Court reach Tentative Agreement
October 24, 2019
The OCEA bargaining team and the Orange County Superior Court reached a tentative agreement on a successor agreement to our Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The agreement terms can be viewed below. The bargaining team recommends a “Yes” vote on this agreement. Online voting begins at noon on Monday, Oct. 28 through 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31.