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CSEW CELEBRATION DINNER & MEETING

CSEW CELEBRATION DINNER & MEETING

Just a reminder that the CSEW Celebration Dinner & chapter meeting is on Tuesday, May 21, 2019

We will be celebrating the service, support, and commitment of our Classified Staff. Dinner provided by Ontario favorite, Vince's Spaghetti!

Scholarship awards will also be presented during this meeting.

The meeting will be held at:
OMSD Conference Rooms B1 & B2
950 West D Street
Ontario, CA 91762
starting at 4:45 PM.

THANK YOU MEMBERS FOR YOUR AMAZING SUPPORT @ OMSD's BOARD MEETING RALLY!

THANK YOU MEMBERS FOR YOUR AMAZING SUPPORT @ OMSD's BOARD MEETING RALLY!

We definitely could not have done it with out you! On May 2, 2019, we displayed a powerful and respectful united front, with Classified Employees from all OMSD Sites/departments.

A special thanks to those members that spoke in front of the board and large audience - it takes courage! One HUGE thank you to all CSEA members from various chapters in the Southland that supported us on this empowering night. This rally was memorable and impactful.

Negotiations with OMSD resume on May 15, 2019.

*URGENT: NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE!*

*URGENT: NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE!*

• Members WILL receive an on-going salary increase!
• The 3.5% salary increase is on-going and NOT a one-time bonus (Retroactive to July 2018).
• If we separated salary and benefits, the benefit percentage would NOT go into your retirement.
• Maintaining the 3.5% salary increase together will ensure more money into your retirement.
• We reconvene with the District to continue negotiations on May 15, 2019.
• We will continue to discuss health benefits at our next negotiation session.
• We are currently negotiating for the 2018-2019 school year; we are one school year behind.
• We will negotiate for the 2019-2020 school year when we return in the Fall.

A Vote, a Voice and Value!

Your CSEA Chaper 108 E-Board is excited to welcome new members to our amazing chapter. You work hard to improve the lives of the students you serve. CSEA members perform a wide range of essential work in our public schools. That's why we work hard to improve the lives of the members we serve. Being part of CSEA, gives you a vote in our democratic union, a voice backed by our collective strength and value through our exclusive member benefits and discount programs.

Executive Board

 
CHAPTER PRESIDENT
CHRISTIAN VARGAS ROJAS

1ST VICE PRESIDENT
ESTELA LIRA

2ND VICE PRESIDENT
JUAN VILLALOBOS

CHAPTER SECRETARY
TINA BREAZEAL

CHAPTER TREASURER
MARIA CHAVEZ

SITE RESOURCE MEMBER COORDINATOR
LETICIA RODRIGUEZ

CHIEF STEWARD
MANUEL VASQUEZ

CHAPTER WEBMASTER (appointed)
IVANNIA RAMIREZ

Union Contacts


AREA F

AREA DIRECTOR
CLIFFORD SORENSON

REGION 55

REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE
JOSHUA LEIMANN

FIELD OFFICE
RANCHO CUCAMONGA
10211 TRADEMARK ST UNIT A
RANCHO CUCAMONGA  91730
(800) 526-9297

FIELD DIRECTOR


LABOR RELATIONS REPRESENTATIVE
NATALIE DORADO

Employer(s) / District(s)


ONTARIO-MONTCLAIR

 


Ontario-Montclair #108

1515 South Bon View Ave
Ontario, CA 91761
Phone: (909) 930-6795
Email: chapter108@csea.com

Facebook: CSEA108

Instagram: @csea_108 

Don't forget to tag us and use hashtag #108isgr8!

Dale Sorenson represents our area on the Association State Board. Like us Dale is a Classified Employee. He works for the Silver Valley School District in Yermo California as a Paraeducator. Dale has consistently shown his dedication and loyalty to members all across CSEA and is a great asset to our area. We would like to thank him for all of hard work.

Member Training

Site Resource Member Training

We are excited to share that your Executive Board planned Site a Resource Member Training exclusively tailored for our chapter.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
12:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.
Briggs Conference Rooms B1 & B2
950 West D Street, Ontario, CA 91762

CSEA Chapter #108 Ontario-Montclair’s mission is to engage and equip our members with the necessary  information about their rights, their contract, and important decisions affecting them. Our union’s strength will increase by bridging the communication between our chapter leadership and our members.

Below are some important points about this training:

·  You will receive Release Time to attend this training.
·  Our chapter will provide lunch and refreshments for this training.
·  You will also get paid mileage, to and from your site/department, for attending.

Here is a link to RSVP for this training. Please complete the RSVP Form by Friday, May 10, 2019: https://forms.gle/mk7W1XbwDjgEhZ5ZA

Apply to CSEA's Member Intern Program!

The CSEA Member Intern Program (MIP) is designed to provide selected interns a chance to explore various job assignments, to be exposed to the world of CSEA work, to serve alongside professionals whom they respect and hope to emulate, and to be challenged and stretched. It is an internship requiring a tremendous investment of time and energy. The MIP provides members a real and practical learning experience.

The internship will last approximately 100 calendar days. If selected for the program, you will be provided with a meaningful and exciting opportunity to develop your skills in the field of organized labor. You will work alongside a CSEA staff professional, who will assist you in acquiring knowledge and skills to help you realize your career goals – possibly with CSEA. Completing an internship will give you an exciting new perspective and tool box of skills that will help you represent yourself and other members more effectively.

Please visit the Application Website to apply. For more information about the program, please visit the website at https://www.csea.com/web/Training/Member-Intern-Program or contact Nancy Hurd at (800) 632-2128, ext. 1210.

Application Deadline is on May 10, 2019

Member Benefits
CSEA Member Benefits Information Member Benefits Video

CSEA Free College Benefit

The CSEA Free College Benefit, in partnership with Union Plus and Eastern Gateway Community College, offers CSEA members and their families an accessible, debt-free and convenient higher education opportunity. You, your spouse, children, grandchildren, and financial dependents can all take advantage of this exciting opportunity. 

Note: Your children and grandchildren do NOT need to be your financial dependents or living with you to qualify for this benefit.

 

Zero Out of Pocket Costs
Members and their families can earn an Associate Degree online, with no out of pocket costs. What is called a “last-dollar scholarship” covers the difference between any Federal Grants and your tuition, books, fees, and e-books at Eastern Gateway Community College.

 

For more information, visit www.csea.com/freecollege.

Here is a video created by CSEA to ensure you are aware of all the benefits offered to you.

 

Here are only a few of the benefits that are offered to you as a member for a full benefits guide click here.

 

If you have any questions regarding use or purchase of any benefits offered to you please contact our Rancho Cucamonga Field office at 800-526-9297.

Victory Club
Are You A Victory Club Member? How Much Does It Cost?

Please join the non-partisan CSEA Political Education Fund, the expanded Victory Club, that enables CSEA’s political arm to reach federal as well as state and local candidates. Together we can win the rights, retirement and respect that classified employees have earned through their dedication to public education and the students we serve. Upon joining, you will receive the newly designed Victory Club pin in recognition of your important contribution. If you are already a member, please submit the new Victory Club application today so that CSEA can convert your membership to the new Victory Club and send you the new Victory Club pin. 

Victory Club funds help us to:  

  • Fully fund education and insure that the promise of full funding for our schools is kept.
  • Protect and preserve our pensions. We need to stop legislation and initiatives to take away guaranteed pensions and force employees into risky 401k style plans.
  • Provide access to affordable health care. We need to campaign for legislation and ballot measures to insure every classified employee has quality, affordable health care.
  • Elect lawmakers and school board members who support public education, classified employees and organized labor.
  • Pass school bonds, so we can build, update and renovate our school facilities.
  • Stop privatization and outsourcing of classified jobs to the private sector.

 

 

CSEA Victory Club members contribute a few dollars to the Victory Club through payroll deduction, yet the combined contributions of tens of thousands of Victory Club members makes a big difference, bringing in close to one million dollars a year. This means political power for CSEA in Sacramento and in Washington D.C. CSEA encourages members to join at the $3.00/month or higher contribution level. See Victory Club application for more contribution information.

How is the money spent?
The Victory Club helps fund school board campaigns, school bond elections, statewide ballot campaigns, congressional and legislative races. Victory Club money cannot be spent on CSEA operational expenses.

How To Join The Victory Club 
To become a member of the Victory Club simply Click Here to be directed to the online form.

 

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