Premium Legal Representation
As a member of CCSO, you will receive premium legal representation (at no additional cost to you) through attorneys and or labor representation specialists. Whatever the labor issue is, your membership with CCSO gets you immediate access to an attorney who is well qualified to advise you on your rights and represent you at hearings.
- We provide Premium Legal Representation at no additional cost to you
- Office of Internal Affairs – we provide legal representation for you at the Internal Affairs Investigatory Interview at both local and state levels
- Equal Employment Opportunity – we provide legal representation for EEO complaints
- Skelly Hearings – we provide legal representation for Skelly Hearing
- SPB – we provide legal representation for State Personnel Board hearings
- Lybarger Warning – we provide legal representation for Lybarger Warnings
CCSO maintains an active legislative advocacy program to fight for the rights of our members. CCSO is the only statewide organization that is 100% focused on promoting the issues of Correctional Supervisors in the legislature.
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Through your contribution, CCSO PAC sends a message to policy-makers that California Correctional Supervisors are united and provides an opportunity to positively impact the election of candidates who recognize and support issues we care about.
CCSO maintains 45 chapters, 34 at prisons with the remaining belonging to the Training Academy at Galt, Northern CA Youth Center & Clinic, N.A. Chaderjian, O.H. Close Youth Correctional Facility, Ventura Youth Correctional Facility, California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation – Headquarters, California Correctional Health Care Services – Headquarters, California Health Care Facility, Community Correctional Facilities, Department of State Hospitals Atascadero, Metropolitan, Napa and Coalinga. Each chapter elects a president and holds regular meetings to discuss local and statewide issues.
Annual Meeting and Legislative Day
Each year CCSO hosts an annual meeting. In addition, we coordinate an annual legislative day to meet with legislators and staff to educate, lobby and advocate about issues that are important to our members.
CCSO provides all members with access to group insurance benefits at discounted prices, including: Long term care plan, piggyback dental, personal accident, short term disability, PPO supplement, personal cancer indemnity plan, life insurance, Public Safety Survivor Benefits(PSSB) and GunTrusts. Information is also available on living trusts & estate planning solutions. In addition, CCSO provides each active and retired member with death benefits.
The CCSO Scholarship Fund was established to recognize outstanding high school student who have a solid GPA, active in the community and who have a determination and drive for excellence. The CCSO scholarship program is open to the immediate families of CCSO members.
CLEA CHILDREN’S SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
CLEA is pleased to announce a special Children’s Scholarship Program donated by the Long Term Disability Plan Administrators, California Administration Insurance Services, Inc. Scholarship distribution will consist of $3,000 – Six awards of $500 each. 5 Scholarships available to High School Seniors and 1 Scholarship available to sophomores and juniors in College. Applicants must be the child of a CLEA Plan Participant who has been a Plan Participant for a minimum of one year prior to April 1st, or a retired CLEA Plan Participant who is currently a Participant in the NPFBA Long Term Care program.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 1st
Information on eligibility and a downloadable application are available at www.CLEA.org/scholarship.html
Who Can Join?
Membership in CCSO is only open to CDCR and DSH supervisors and managers. Why? This way there is never a conflict of interest in the representation of our membership in any workplace legal action. Our members will always come first. To become a CCSO member, Click here and complete our online application form. Once you are enrolled, your benefits will begin immediately.