OCEA members in the Probation Department are represented by union stewards and a professional staff of labor relations representatives. Standing together, every OCEA member in the Probation Department plays a role in achieving better wages, retirement security and fair rights on the job.
The information below is a resource for all OCEA members in the Probation Department. Below, you will find a list of stewards and staff representatives for OCEA members assigned to the Probation Department. You’ll also find the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which is the negotiated union contract that sets forth the wages, hours and working conditions guiding your employment. And you can also find updates and news from OCEA about what’s happening in your agency and across the County.
Stay informed: Union news that affects you!
Safety Conditions in OC Detention Facilities
April 6, 2020
As we enter a new week, I again want to say thank you for all you do for our community on the front-lines of the fight against COVID-19. You have all served with courage and professionalism in the face of the pandemic.
Public workers meet COVID-19 crisis head-on
April 3, 2020
The Voice of OC digital news publication printed an editorial written by OCEA that reflects the commitment, professionalism and dedication you and your fellow OCEA members have demonstrated to the community as the COVID-19 pandemic has unfolded. The article has my by-line but it is actually written by all of you and the work you do every day to keep Orange County safe in dangerous times.
RECAP—OCEA Membership Briefing Call-in
April 1, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis caused OCEA to examine how to successfully continue to do the essential work of advocating for your health and safety on the job. OCEA has led by example by closing our building to the public and providing all staff members with the ability to telecommute. Your health and safety remain our focus as the pandemic unfolds.
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.
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.