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CEMA Town Halls a Rousing Success

The CEMA Board and OE3/CEMA staff organized the first in a series of “CEMA Town Halls.” Over 200 CEMA members participated in the “Town...

CEMA Joins Local 3 at District 90 Picnic

CEMA and other OE3 Public Employee Division members joined District 90’s Summer Picnic. As many CEMA members know, we are an affiliate of OE3....

CEMA Articles of Incorporation Update and Revision Election Report

  CEMA Election Committee Jesse Castaneda, Committee Chair 1654 The Alameda, Ste. 110 San Jose, CA 95126   June 13, 2018     CEMA Executive Board Members 1654 The Alameda, Ste. 110 San Jose, CA...

OE3/CEMA Prepares for Bargaining

As our next (and last for this contract) OE3/CEMA negotiated increase gets ready to become effective in the last pay period of this Month...

CEMA member Dawna Mencimer Honored as Trade Unionist of Year!

CEMA liaison for Roads, Dawna Mencimer, was honored by the Monterrey Central Labor Council as Trade Unionist of the Year. Dawna was...

CEMA Meets CalPERS President

CEMA 1st Vice President Carla Collins and CEMA Liaison for the Assessor's’ Office Jared Gregory meet with the (first woman) President of the...

State of the Union

OE3/CEMA Ready to move forward United, Engaged, and Organized

We understand that this past few weeks and months have been difficult times for our organization, our members, and our staff. OE3 has been...

OE3/CEMA Office Hours @ Your Workplace

Your CEMA Business Agents have been hard at work creating new and innovated ways to better serve our members. Whether they be increased Labor...

Local 3 Scholarship Foundation Contest Rules for 2018

The Local 3 Officers, Executive Board and the Scholarship Board of Directors understand that the workplace is rapidly changing, and many jobs require skills...

OE3 and CEMA Stands Together Against Threats

We here at CEMA/OE3 were disheartened to learn that a fellow CEMA/OE3 member was threatened this past week. OE3/CEMA condemns any threatening or...

OE3 shows its Value to CEMA members!

Some members have asked for more information about how OE3 spends funds on behalf of CEMA. Please refer to the expense graphic and...

CEMA – OE3 Affiliation Agreement

WE Are Stronger Together

CEMA BY Laws

OE3 Responds Quickly to CEMA Members’ Concerns

Yesterday morning CEMA members were shocked and dismayed to learn that CEMA President Vincent Reyna and Board member Dania Shaffer sent out notices to...

OE3 Pays Big Dividends for CCS Staff

A small but organized group of Supervising CCS Therapist and Chief Therapist have secured an agreement with ESA to right a historical wrong. For...

Professional Development Event was a great Success

The CEMA Professional Development Committee held its Fall Luncheon this past Friday, Oct 13, 2017, at the Holiday Inn San Jose – Silicon...

On-Call for the County

As many of you know the Santa Clara Board of Supervisors has passed the 24 Hour or On-Call pay for the OE3/CEMA bargaining unit....

CEMA Members Highlighted on OE3.org

If you have not had the chance to look at OE3.org your missing something special. OE3 often post pictures of OE3 members at their...

Upcoming CEMA Election

Please read! Very Important! It is time for CEMA to elect the next Executive Board.  The election will occur this fall and will be done...

OE3/CEMA Forces Public Health to Halt “Blanket Denial” of AWS

A couple of weeks ago CEMA began to receive emails and phone calls about a rumored “blanket denial” of AWS (Alternative Work Schedule) for...

Parkmoor Move Triggers Discussion with CEMA PHD Staff, the Department...

A couple weeks ago CEMA heard rumors from our members who work at the Sabrato Center for Nonprofits about an “eminent move” to a...

TSS PSJ Move to 990 Race Street – A Temporary Move

CEMA / OE3 met with TSS (former ISD) to discuss the  move of CEMA staff from 400 Race Street to  990 First Street.  CEMA...

CEMA PAC holds joint Meeting with OE3 District 90

In an effort to increase and solidify CEMA’s political power and influence in Santa Clara County the CEMA Political Action Committee meet with District...

CEMA Townhall Comes to Charcot

CEMA prepares for 2019 Contract bargaining will are beginning a listening tour. Join your CEMA Executive Board and OE3/CEMA Staff as we lead a discussion...

Supreme Court Issues Ruling in Janus v. AFSCME

On June 27, 2018 the United States Supreme Court decided Janus v. AFSCME. The decision overturns more than 40 years of legal precedent, in...

CEMA/OE3 Bats 1000 in Primary Elections

CEMA goes 4 for 4 in June election. All of the CEMA Endorsed Candidates for County Positions secured their place in the general election...