Bargaining Pledge Card Solidarity Drive continues

Posted Dec. 19, 2023 by

Pledge your support for your Bargaining Team: Learn how!

OCSEA's Bargaining Pledge Card Solidarity Drive is underway through January 12! This Pledge Card drive is the first of many ways your OCSEA Bargaining Team, working with the local chapters, will be reaching out to members to build support. Every chapter was given enough pledge cards for every member of their chapter to sign one and continues to reach out to members asking for your tried and true support of the OCSEA Bargaining Team!

Every member who signs a card of support will not only help build strength for a strong contract but will also be entered to win prizes weekly!!!

It's your OCSEA Bargaining Team's goal to cover the walls of OCSEA’s Headquarters with the signed pledge card section so when we negotiate in our Union Hall, management will see that our Bargaining Team has the support of the entire OCSEA membership behind them. It’s symbolic, yes. But it’s much more than that. No one can stand on the sidelines. We need everyone involved in this fight.

So, it may start with a Pledge Card Drive, but next time it could be asking everyone to wear a button or sticker or wear an OCSEA t-shirt. Later, we may need members at a rally or a demonstration or to take some other action. This is going to be a contract negotiations like none other.

🏆 Pledge Card Weekly Raffle

Besides building our solidarity, the Pledge Card Drive will give you a chance to win prizes each week.

OCSEA members who sign a pledge card will be entered into a weekly drawing for gift cards, laptops, and other electronic devices. There will be drawings for eight weeks. Two gift cards and an electronic prize will awarded to members EACH WEEK!

The sooner we receive your card, the more chance you have of winning a prize. Members who sign a card will stay in the drawing for the entire length of the raffle campaign or until they win! It is recommended that you sign your pledge card immediately and hand it directly to your chapter leader so they can return it quickly.

If you have any questions about the process, please contact chapter president or contact the Member Resource Center at 888-OCSEA11(627-3211) or

Bargaining To-Do list: Solidarity in action!

The support and involvement of EVERY member is key to building a strong contract. Here's what you can do RIGHT NOW to support your Bargaining Team:

  1. Opt in to State bargaining mobile alerts. Text OCSEA2024 (no spaces) to 237-263.
  2. Sign up for bargaining email updatesSign up HERE. 
  3. Get bargaining updates at
  4. SHARE your support. Update your Facebook and Instagram profile pics to show support for the OCSEA Bargaining Team throughout bargaining. Like and post shareable graphics, stories and reels! Facebook Profile Pic | Facebook Support Post | Facebook Cover Photo | Instagram Profile Pic 
  5. Share your photo. We need images of members in uniform or wearing OCSEA shirts. Contact These will be used in bargaining media campaigns, specifically billboards and social media ads. 
  6. Download the OCSEA Bargaining 2024 Social Media Toolkit HERE. All is included in a ZIP file that you can save to your computer or phone. It includes flyers, logos, shareable graphics and more. 
  7. Update your contact information in your MyOCSEA profile at Want to update over the phone? Call the Member Resource Center (MRC) at 888-OCSEA11 (627-3211).