WAC Conference, June 7-9April 15, 2013The WAC Conference is happening now! Download the agenda here.
Lobby Day registration opens at 8:30 a.m.April 10, 2013As the state budget process moves along, it's more important than ever to tell legislators to stop cuts to state jobs and the state services public employees provide.
Attend rally to expand MedicaidApril 8, 2013Tell your legislators to choose people over politics and support Medicaid Expansion.
Press Release: Twenty years after Lucasville riot, DR&C gets failing grades in security and staffingApril 4, 2013Twenty years after one of the deadliest riots in U.S. history, the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction continues to put staff and inmates at risk, according to a report card issued by the union representing the majority of Ohio’s Corrections employees.
Your Job is a Job too! Speak up at April 11 Lobby Day!April 2, 2013As the state budget process moves along, it’s more important now than ever to tell legislators to stop cuts to state jobs and state services. Join hundreds of union activists at OCSEA's Lobby Day on Thursday, April 11 in Columbus.
Wisconsin falls to 44th in job creationApril 2, 2013Since Wisconsin’s --- and Gov. Scott Walker’s historic elimination of public worker collective bargaining just two years ago, the state has fallen from 11th to 44th in job creation.
Union proposes state-operated, community facilities for individuals living in state Developmental CentersMarch 29, 2013Union leaders are delivering a "Statement of Interest" to propose that individuals with profound developmental disabilities cared for in 10 state-operated Developmental Centers continue to receive care from their state employee caregivers, but in smaller community settings.
Next Wave Conference July 12 - 14March 29, 2013Are you a Next Wave activist or do you have Next Wave activists in your chapter who want to get more involved in the union? AFSCME International will be holding their national Next Wave Conference in July 12-14 in Detroit.
Pride@Work: LBGT and Labor unitedMarch 26, 2013Did you know that in 30 states, it is legal to fire someone because of their sexual orientation? Pride@Work, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered affiliate group of the AFL-CIO, is fighting to change this!
Top 10: Closing budget loopholesMarch 26, 2013Own a private jet or a racecar? Work as a big time Washington D.C. lobbyist? Have a second home in Florida? Just a guess, but we're pretty sure most of you answered "no" to these questions.
Lobby Day Everyone has a story to tellMarch 26, 2013We ALL have a place in the budget process and it's our duty to speak UP and speak LOUD about budget issues that impact our lives, our families and those Ohioans we service.
OCSEA Lobby Day is April 11March 22, 2013Stand side-by-side with hundreds of union activists at OCSEA's Lobby Day on Wednesday April 11.
Ohio legislature limits citizen's veto powerMarch 21, 2013Instead of protecting our Constitutional right to a referendum and initiative, Ohio legislators passed a shameful piece of legislation, Ohio Senate Bill 47 --- limiting the rights of voters to "kill bills" like SB 5.
It's not too late: RSVP for OCSEA Retiree luncheonMarch 14, 2013OCSEA retirees or soon-to-be retirees won't want to miss OCSEA's second retiree luncheon coming up on Wed., March 27.
Medicaid expansion advocacy event in ColumbusMarch 12, 2013The Medicaid expansion in this year's state budget will extend health coverage to 275,000 Ohioans. Attend the advocacy day on March 20 to urge legislators to keep it in the budget.
CMCA Conference AgendaMarch 12, 2013OCSEA's Minority and Community Affairs Conference will take place March 15-17, 2013 at the Holiday Inn French Quarter in Perrysburg, OH. The conference theme is: Justice, Faith, Power!
New Directions available for downloadMarch 6, 2013Download the February 28 issue of New Directions, an OCSEA publication for leaders and activists.
Upcoming Budget Town HallsFeb. 26, 2013Want to talk about Ohio's budget and how it affects you? Attend an upcoming Budget Town Hall near you.
Medicaid Expansion Day of Action is ThursdayFeb. 26, 2013One aspect of the proposed budget that will actually help strengthen Ohio is the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Urge your legislator to keep the expansion in the budget.
Stand up against ODJFS consolidationFeb. 26, 2013Governor Kasich's plan to consolidate and close ODJFS offices around the state will affect more than 500 workers and have dire consequences on our communities. Write a letter to your local paper urging Governor Kasich and ODJFS to reconsider this plan.