General Membership Minutes 2016 – CEMA Convenes First Meeting In Over...

It’s hard to believe that we’ll already be in March next week! As the year is beginning to fly by, I thought it would...

Civil Rights and the Labor Movement

As February comes to an end, so does Black History Month.  It is fitting to reflect on the role that the Labor Movement played...

CEMA Seeks Volunteers for Unit Based Team (UBT) Facilitator Training

The UBT Facilitator Program has successfully moved from a pilot program to a permanent feature of the UBT landscape.  With over a dozen CEMA...

Members’ Dues Will Be Increasing

CEMA members voted overwhelmingly for a multi-year dues increase a few years ago.   Beginning with the next pay period, the last of the...

CEMA Unleashes The Power Of Collective Action.

IIn this day in age the word unity can seem like a dirty word. When you have some people wanting to scapegoat the most...

CEMA Continues UBT Push

The third wave of unit based teams (UBT) has launched. Here are two quick updates.   California Children’s Services (CCS) joined the Unit Based Team (UBT)...

CEMA Adds More to the Tuition Reimbursement Fund

Good news, unlike in years past CEMA Members have used the entire Tuition Reimbursement Fund.  This is welcome news as historically we have only...

CEMA Scholarship Deadline Extended

CEMA has extended the deadline for the CEMA Scholarship applications to May 1, 2016. The application is available here. Each scholarship is for a...

CEMA Liaison Committee

The CEMA Liaison Committee will be holding its first full meeting of 2016. The meeting will be held on February 26, 2016, at the...