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.
TUESDAY, March 31: OCEA Membership Briefing Call-in
March 29, 2020
Our County, our state, our nation, and the entire planet faces an unprecedented challenge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past few weeks, each day has brought changes for every OCEA member.
COVID-19 update for Court workers
March 27, 2020
Today concludes week two of our response to the unprecedented workplace impacts triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a new development, California's Chief Justice has approved an extension on Court closures through April 24, 2020. You can read an email update sent today from the Court below.
County agendizes Emergency Paid Sick Leave for next weeks Board meeting
March 27, 2020
Today concludes week two of OCEA’s response to the unprecedented workplace impacts triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Protecting the community is what you and your coworkers signed up to do, and nurses, social workers, educators, public safety officials, and others are meeting that challenge every day. In a crisis like this, there are no “non-essential” public workers.
Superior Court: COVID-19 Payroll Coding Update
March 24, 2020
Thank you to the Court Stewards participating in today's conference call. One of the items reported by your workplace leaders is a gap that now exists in Court communications to its workers resulting from Justice Center closures. This afternoon, we received an email communication from the Court containing detailed information on completing your time cards.
OCEA demands protections for workers fighting the COVID-19 emergency
March 23, 2020
The past several weeks have been unprecedented for our nation and our union. We are adapting to new realities with the same values that have guided our union—advocacy, member involvement and strength in numbers.