First Liaison Committee Meeting of the Year

CEMA Liaison’s 1st Meeting of 2016 was an Incredible Success! Dozens of our members from throughout the County gathered last Friday at the SSA Auditorium...

Our Union Flexes Its Muscle Through Unity and Organization at VMC

CEMA/OE3 staff worked with members acting as leaders at VMC to ensure that they were prepared for, and protected from, any possible reprisal from...

OE3 Offers Dues Relief While Ill

A little known benefit of membership is the dues relief during illness via the certificate of illness form (below). When out ill for an...

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)...