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  • CSEA accepting Irene Carr Leadership Award nominations Do you know someone who we can count on to take the lead, speak out and take action on issues of concern to women and families today? These are the individuals CSEA honors with the Irene Carr Leadership Award. Nominations are currently being accepted for this award. This award, named for former CSEA Statewide Secretary Irene Carr, ... Read more...
  • Urge the governor to make child protective safety a priority! CSEA has launched a statewide campaign to help address growing concerns about child abuse statewide. The union is calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the Child Protective Services Safety Act, which was approved with strong support in both the state Assembly and Senate last spring. CSEA-represented child protective services workers are overwhelmed by caseloads that ... Read more...
  • Controversial Start-up New York program shows dismal results The Cuomo administration used the long holiday weekend to try to bury the long-awaited news on the dismal progress of its controversial Start-up New York tax giveaway. Only 332 jobs have been created under the program to go with the 76 jobs that had previously been reported. The administration has spent more than $53 million ... Read more...
  • Important information about contract negotiations between Empire BlueCross/BlueShield and Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley As of June 2, 2016, no agreement has been reached between Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield (the Empire Plan’s hospital administrator) and the Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley, a hospital group that includes the following facilities in Ulster and Delaware counties: Health Alliance Hospital’s St. Mary’s Ave. and Broadway campuses in Kingston, and Margaretville Hospital ... Read more...
  • 2016 NYS Contract Negotiations Begin CSEA opens negotiations with New York State on new contract for 66,000 Executive Branch employees ALBANY — CSEA – New York’s leading union – has begun negotiations with the Cuomo administration on a new contract for 66,000 New York State Executive Branch employees. The current agreement expires March 31. “CSEA members are on the job for New ... Read more...
  • Giving a nod to those who give high school sports a boost: Excelsior Award nominations sought Do you know a CSEA member who is making a difference in high school athletics, whether through promoting school spirit, coaching a team or volunteering time in school sports programs? If so, nominate him or her for the 6th annual Excelsior Award, co-sponsored by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) and CSEA. ... Read more...
  • Join the fight for a living wage for all workers on Nov. 10! CSEA and its allies will join on Nov. 10 in a National Day of Action in the ongoing battle for a living wage for all workers. Many people working in public and private-sector jobs, including some CSEA members, are grossly undervalued. Being fairly paid for the work they do would not only allow them to better ... Read more...