Join us July 2nd for the 2nd annual Stars and Strides 5k/10k run/walk event in support of the VMC foundation. This event is a great opportunity to connect with fellow CEMA members and County employees, enjoy the sun and get light exercise. The event was well attended by CEMA members last year and supports Valley Medical Center.
This year we received over 30 scholarship applications for 13 awards. The CEMA Scholarship Committee scored all completed applications by the applicant’s weighted GPA, personal essay, and scholarship-specific essay.
CEMA is happy to announce its endorsements for 2022!
CEMA empowers our members to improve the quality of their professional lives by advocating for improvements in salary, benefits, working conditions, and professional environment.
Come Volunteer with CEMA!
Come support your union-endorsed candidates in three of our upcoming, important races. Claudia Rossi, RN for District 1 Supervisor, Kevin Jensen for Sheriff, and Jeff Rosen for District Attorney.
Santa Clara County unions are working together to elect candidates that will support working families and County employees.
CEMA Endorses Candidates for a Stronger Contract in Santa Clara County
CEMA prides itself on well researched, argued and presented proposals that we bring before the Board of Supervisors in support of our contract or other workplace issues.
DEADLINE 4:00 PM May 6,2022
Currently, the committee is evaluating all submitted applications.
Announcements for awards will be shared by May 31, 2022
WHO MAY APPLY
Children (including stepchildren and foster children) of County Employees Management Association (CEMA) dues paying members may apply for the scholarships. The parent of the applicant must be a member of CEMA in good standing for at least one (1) year immediately preceding the date of the
Health Orders/Booster Mandates
CEMA members, the County issued a memo on January 4th (attached) detailing how the County will comply with recent state and local health orders. On December 22nd, the California Public Health Officer issued this updated health order mandating booster shots for employees in healthcare/residential settings.
Please access the forms below as needed. You can use the toolbar above each to download or print.
CharitoGarcia RA form A 21.pdf
mandatory vaccine BOS letter 8-6-2021.pdf
Medical or Disability Request Form and Certification from Medical Professional Form - Fillable - 8.6.21.
Good afternoon CEMA members,
CEMA has heard loudly and clearly that many of you are concerned about yesterday's announcement that the County will be mandating vaccines. CEMA membership is overall pro-vaccine with an estimated 84% vaccination rate but we must preserve our members’ rights and the County ignoring the mandatory meet and confer process is not acceptable.
Up to fourteen (14) academic scholarships of $1,000-$3,000.00 each will be awarded. These scholarships can only be used for study at an accredited college, university, or technical school. If there are no qualified applicants in one category, the scholarship may be awarded to qualified candidates in other categories.
County Pay Increases - Viewable NEXT Pay Advice
County CEMA folks will see their pay increase on NEXT pay periods pay advice, not on this one. The language from our contract is:
"Effective Pay Period 21/14, June 28, 2021, the County will provide a 3.