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Skelly a Friend Indeed to CEMA Members

As a County of Santa Clara employee, once you have established permanent status your job is protected. What does that mean? In essence, public...

CEMA / OE3 Member Claire Chang Recognized at ISD “Lunch...

The below is largely excerpted from Interim CIO Lee Herrmann’s comments and publication: Recently, Claire Chang presented at the Lunch and Learn her “The One-Minute...

Paycheck Fariness Act

Join AFSCME in supporting the Paycheck Fairness Act. AFSCME Paycheck Fairness Act

CalPERS Debunks Myths!

In case you missed the Spring, 2016, edition of PERSpective, CalPERS did an excellent job of providing facts and debunking "myths" that periodically surface...

CEMA Gears up for Waves of Executive Retirements

All throughout the County and Court scores of employees are retiring, and Executive Ranks are no exception.  Traditionally CEMA has participated in these Executive...

Organizing for Power. Organizing for Bargaining.

CEMA has represented the second-largest bargaining unit in Santa Clara County since its inception in 1977. Since 2004, when CEMA affiliated with OE3, it...

CEMA Member Teresa Castellanos names “Woman of the Year”

Proud CEMA/OE3 Member Teresa Castellanos of the Office of Immigrant Relations was named “Woman of the Year” in Senator Jim Beall’s district.  Teresa has...

CEMA Begins PAC Interview Process – Mike Honda Hails CEMA as...

On Tuesday April 5, 2016 CEMA interviewed Congressman Mike Honda and San Jose City District 2 Candidates Elias Perales and Sergio Jimenez.  A dozen...

CEMA/OE3 wins commitment from ESA to PCQ (Reclassification) Timeline

CEMA members who have found themselves with the need to file a PCQ (the Position Classification Questionnaire) can attest to the frustration of what...

CEMA Political Endorsements – Make Your Voice Heard

CEMA invites all dues paying members to participate in our a candidate interviews hosted by the CEMA Political Action Committee.  In the attached PDF...