OCEA members in the Superior Courts are represented by union stewards and a professional staff of labor relations representatives. Standing together, every OCEA member in the Superior Courts 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 Superior Courts. Below, you will find a list of stewards and staff representatives for OCEA members assigned to the Superior Courts. 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!
Clarification on Court Pay Practices
April 8, 2020
First of all, let me say that OCEA hopes that each and every one of you are safe and healthy. Life, including work life, will resume to normal at some point in time. By closing nearly every aspect of Court operations and sending nearly all staff home with full pay, the Court has led the way in this instance, protecting their workforce from greater exposure to this virus.
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.
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.
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.
SUPERIOR COURTS STEWARDS
Alicia Du Bois