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For in-person workshops please visit https://cseany.org/workshop-schedule.

PLEASE NOTE the order in which workshops are listed has changed to reflect the workshops with the dates furthest in the future first.

Webinars for members in ALL Regions

To Register please call your region or use the link provided with the webinar you wish to attend.

REGION 1 – 631-600-4800 REGION 2 – 646-527-6500 REGION 3– 845-831-1000
REGION 4 – 518-782-4400 REGION 5 – 315-728-3360 REGION 6 – 716-799-8040


Sexual Harassment: What Union Officers & Activists Should Know

In order to address sexual harassment when / if it occurs, our CSEA leaders, activists and members should be aware of their rights, roles and responsibilities and are encouraged to assert their rights. This workshop is designed to provide CSEA leaders, Activists and members with basic information to identify various forms of sexual harassment and avenues to address it.  Participants will review legal definitions of sexual harassment, policies, procedures, and laws that dictate their rights, and discuss steps Activists and employees should take.  Please note that this workshop is not intended to provide specific legal advice regarding specific workplace situations or pending cases.

Tuesday, February 28, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=844

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Mon Feb 27 and Tue Feb 28, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=843

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations  

Do you know your rights in a disciplinary investigation? Want to make sure your co-workers don’t get railroaded in an interrogation? Every day, CSEA discipline representatives educate and advocate for their co-workers. In this two-part webinar, you will learn about your discipline procedure, your rights, and how to effectively represent your co-workers. This workshop meets Local and Unit officers’ disciplinary training requirement. 

This workshop is for ALL Local Government, NYS Authorities and Canals bargaining unit officers and activists who want to represent members in disciplinary matters.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=842

Registration deadline: Thursday February 16

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers

Want to identify issues that present organizing opportunities and plan strategic campaigns that use escalating tactics to pressure management into improving the workplace? This workshop will cover the importance of one-on-one conversations, small meetings, and rank-and-file activism in establishing the foundation of a thriving union. Completion of this workshop does not comply with the grievance representation training requirement as outlined in the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article V, Section 6.

This workshop is open to CSEA Officers and activists who have completed the 2-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=841

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Feb 21 and Wed Feb 22, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=840

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Contract Negotiations: Team Training

This interactive workshop is designed for local government and private sector officers and activists who wish to develop a strategy for the Contract Negotiating Team that accompanies the Labor Relations Specialist to the bargaining table to negotiate the bargaining unit’s collective bargaining agreement.

Wed Feb 15 and Thu Feb 16, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=839

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Conducting Successful Meetings

Much of the business of the union is done during meetings–general membership meetings, executive board meetings, committee meetings, steward meetings and many other types of meetings. In order for these meetings to be productive and useful, the leaders and participants of the meetings must be aware of some basic information. In this workshop, we will identify the characteristics of successful meetings, examine the different types of meetings held within the union context, learn the basics of parliamentary procedure, and practice meeting preparation and participation techniques.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=838

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Monday, February 13, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=837

Private Sector Discipline: Representing Members in Interrogations

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this webinar, you will review the elements of your contractual disciplinary procedure and your rights as union representatives in interrogations/investigatory interviews. Also learn how to defend the rights of members in interrogations/investigatory interviews and how to distinguish between an interrogation/investigatory interview and other supervisory discussions that do not entitle workers to union representation.

This workshop is for private sector local officers and activists.

Thursday, February 9, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=836

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Wed Feb 8 and Thu Feb 9, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=835

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this 2-part webinar, you will review the elements of your contract’s disciplinary procedure, you will learn how to investigate disciplinary grievances and distinguish between an interview and an interrogation. Also, you will learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

This workshop is for CSEA State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU) Officers and activists who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

Mon Feb 6 and Tue Feb 7, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=834

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

The 7 Tests of Just Cause  

In this webinar, you will learn about the seven tests management must meet in order to discipline an employee.  This will be especially useful for members who have already taken a Discipline and Interrogation workshop from the Education and Training department.  Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

Thursday, February 2, 2023, from 4 to 5 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=833

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic workshop. Participants will have an opportunity to review their role and employee rights within the disciplinary process and practice their skills in preparing for and representing members during disciplinary interrogations.

Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6. To be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic discipline and Interrogation workshop.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=831

Contract Negotiation Strategies: Maximizing Our Leverage

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Want to maximize the union’s leverage in contract negotiations by organizing a contract committee, sometimes referred to as a Contract Action Team or CAT? A CAT is a representative group of local/unit activists who help to plan and implement both the contract negotiations and the contract campaign that accompanies the negotiations.

Mon Jan 30 and Tue Jan 31 from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=810

Grievance Representation Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic grievance representation workshop. In this interactive workshop, participants will practice reviewing fact patterns, conduct a grievance investigation, apply applicable contract language, and discuss the basics of presenting a grievance to management. Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the two-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wednesday, January 25, from 10 to 12 am.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=811

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Jan 24 and Wed Jan 25, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=809

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

                               

Grievance Representation

Want a stronger union? Attend this upcoming Grievance Representation workshop!  Help enforce the contractual rights you and your co-workers have won.  Every day, CSEA grievance representatives represent their co-workers in contract grievance procedures. In this new and exciting two-part webinar, you will learn how to follow a contractual grievance procedure, investigate a case, write a grievance, and present a grievance to management.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. To be appointed as a certified grievance representative, participants must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local or Unit president.

This workshop is designed for Local Government, Private Sector, and New York State Authority officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other workplace violations.

Wed Jan 18 and Thu Jan 19, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=807

Registration deadline is January 16, 2023

 

Inside the Time and Attendance Process

This advanced workshop is designed to provide State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives with basic knowledge and skills necessary to represent members under the Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure. In this workshop participants will review the elements of Article 33.5 and discuss basic steps and rights of union representatives and employees under this procedure with a focus on Settlements and the Hearing Process. Participants must complete this workshop and be designated by their Local/Unit President to represent members under this procedure.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives that have completed the CSEA State Government Discipline and Interrogation Workshop and are designated to represent members under Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure.

Tue Jan 17 and Wed Jan 18, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=806

** must attend both nights

(Zoom links for Education and Training Webinar are sent from education.training@no-reply.zoom.us)

 

Long Island Region

TO REGISTER FOR WEBINARS IN REGION 1 CALL  631-600-4800 OR USE THE LINK PROVIDED FOR EACH WEBINAR

Sexual Harassment: What Union Officers & Activists Should Know

In order to address sexual harassment when / if it occurs, our CSEA leaders, activists and members should be aware of their rights, roles and responsibilities and are encouraged to assert their rights. This workshop is designed to provide CSEA leaders, Activists and members with basic information to identify various forms of sexual harassment and avenues to address it.  Participants will review legal definitions of sexual harassment, policies, procedures, and laws that dictate their rights, and discuss steps Activists and employees should take.  Please note that this workshop is not intended to provide specific legal advice regarding specific workplace situations or pending cases.

Tuesday, February 28, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=844

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Mon Feb 27 and Tue Feb 28, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=843

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations  

Do you know your rights in a disciplinary investigation? Want to make sure your co-workers don’t get railroaded in an interrogation? Every day, CSEA discipline representatives educate and advocate for their co-workers. In this two-part webinar, you will learn about your discipline procedure, your rights, and how to effectively represent your co-workers. This workshop meets Local and Unit officers’ disciplinary training requirement. 

This workshop is for ALL Local Government, NYS Authorities and Canals bargaining unit officers and activists who want to represent members in disciplinary matters.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=842

Registration deadline: Thursday February 16

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers

Want to identify issues that present organizing opportunities and plan strategic campaigns that use escalating tactics to pressure management into improving the workplace? This workshop will cover the importance of one-on-one conversations, small meetings, and rank-and-file activism in establishing the foundation of a thriving union. Completion of this workshop does not comply with the grievance representation training requirement as outlined in the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article V, Section 6.

This workshop is open to CSEA Officers and activists who have completed the 2-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=841

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Feb 21 and Wed Feb 22, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=840

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Contract Negotiations: Team Training

This interactive workshop is designed for local government and private sector officers and activists who wish to develop a strategy for the Contract Negotiating Team that accompanies the Labor Relations Specialist to the bargaining table to negotiate the bargaining unit’s collective bargaining agreement.

Wed Feb 15 and Thu Feb 16, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=839

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Conducting Successful Meetings

Much of the business of the union is done during meetings–general membership meetings, executive board meetings, committee meetings, steward meetings and many other types of meetings. In order for these meetings to be productive and useful, the leaders and participants of the meetings must be aware of some basic information. In this workshop, we will identify the characteristics of successful meetings, examine the different types of meetings held within the union context, learn the basics of parliamentary procedure, and practice meeting preparation and participation techniques.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=838

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Monday, February 13, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=837

Private Sector Discipline: Representing Members in Interrogations

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this webinar, you will review the elements of your contractual disciplinary procedure and your rights as union representatives in interrogations/investigatory interviews. Also learn how to defend the rights of members in interrogations/investigatory interviews and how to distinguish between an interrogation/investigatory interview and other supervisory discussions that do not entitle workers to union representation.

This workshop is for private sector local officers and activists.

Thursday, February 9, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=836

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Wed Feb 8 and Thu Feb 9, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=835

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this 2-part webinar, you will review the elements of your contract’s disciplinary procedure, you will learn how to investigate disciplinary grievances and distinguish between an interview and an interrogation. Also, you will learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

This workshop is for CSEA State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU) Officers and activists who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

Mon Feb 6 and Tue Feb 7, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=834

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

The 7 Tests of Just Cause  

In this webinar, you will learn about the seven tests management must meet in order to discipline an employee.  This will be especially useful for members who have already taken a Discipline and Interrogation workshop from the Education and Training department.  Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

Thursday, February 2, 2023, from 4 to 5 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=833

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic workshop. Participants will have an opportunity to review their role and employee rights within the disciplinary process and practice their skills in preparing for and representing members during disciplinary interrogations.

Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6. To be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic discipline and Interrogation workshop.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=831

Contract Negotiation Strategies: Maximizing Our Leverage

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Want to maximize the union’s leverage in contract negotiations by organizing a contract committee, sometimes referred to as a Contract Action Team or CAT? A CAT is a representative group of local/unit activists who help to plan and implement both the contract negotiations and the contract campaign that accompanies the negotiations.

Mon Jan 30 and Tue Jan 31 from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=810

Grievance Representation Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic grievance representation workshop. In this interactive workshop, participants will practice reviewing fact patterns, conduct a grievance investigation, apply applicable contract language, and discuss the basics of presenting a grievance to management. Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the two-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wednesday, January 25, from 10 to 12 am.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=811

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Jan 24 and Wed Jan 25, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=809

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

                               

Grievance Representation

Want a stronger union? Attend this upcoming Grievance Representation workshop!  Help enforce the contractual rights you and your co-workers have won.  Every day, CSEA grievance representatives represent their co-workers in contract grievance procedures. In this new and exciting two-part webinar, you will learn how to follow a contractual grievance procedure, investigate a case, write a grievance, and present a grievance to management.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. To be appointed as a certified grievance representative, participants must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local or Unit president.

This workshop is designed for Local Government, Private Sector, and New York State Authority officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other workplace violations.

Wed Jan 18 and Thu Jan 19, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=807

Registration deadline is January 16, 2023

 

Inside the Time and Attendance Process

This advanced workshop is designed to provide State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives with basic knowledge and skills necessary to represent members under the Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure. In this workshop participants will review the elements of Article 33.5 and discuss basic steps and rights of union representatives and employees under this procedure with a focus on Settlements and the Hearing Process. Participants must complete this workshop and be designated by their Local/Unit President to represent members under this procedure.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives that have completed the CSEA State Government Discipline and Interrogation Workshop and are designated to represent members under Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure.

Tue Jan 17 and Wed Jan 18, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=806

** must attend both nights

(Zoom links for Education and Training Webinar are sent from education.training@no-reply.zoom.us)

Metropolitan Region

TO REGISTER FOR WEBINARS IN REGION 2 CALL  646-527-6500 OR USE THE LINK PROVIDED FOR EACH WEBINAR

Sexual Harassment: What Union Officers & Activists Should Know

In order to address sexual harassment when / if it occurs, our CSEA leaders, activists and members should be aware of their rights, roles and responsibilities and are encouraged to assert their rights. This workshop is designed to provide CSEA leaders, Activists and members with basic information to identify various forms of sexual harassment and avenues to address it.  Participants will review legal definitions of sexual harassment, policies, procedures, and laws that dictate their rights, and discuss steps Activists and employees should take.  Please note that this workshop is not intended to provide specific legal advice regarding specific workplace situations or pending cases.

Tuesday, February 28, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=844

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Mon Feb 27 and Tue Feb 28, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=843

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations  

Do you know your rights in a disciplinary investigation? Want to make sure your co-workers don’t get railroaded in an interrogation? Every day, CSEA discipline representatives educate and advocate for their co-workers. In this two-part webinar, you will learn about your discipline procedure, your rights, and how to effectively represent your co-workers. This workshop meets Local and Unit officers’ disciplinary training requirement. 

This workshop is for ALL Local Government, NYS Authorities and Canals bargaining unit officers and activists who want to represent members in disciplinary matters.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=842

Registration deadline: Thursday February 16

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers

Want to identify issues that present organizing opportunities and plan strategic campaigns that use escalating tactics to pressure management into improving the workplace? This workshop will cover the importance of one-on-one conversations, small meetings, and rank-and-file activism in establishing the foundation of a thriving union. Completion of this workshop does not comply with the grievance representation training requirement as outlined in the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article V, Section 6.

This workshop is open to CSEA Officers and activists who have completed the 2-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=841

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Feb 21 and Wed Feb 22, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=840

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Contract Negotiations: Team Training

This interactive workshop is designed for local government and private sector officers and activists who wish to develop a strategy for the Contract Negotiating Team that accompanies the Labor Relations Specialist to the bargaining table to negotiate the bargaining unit’s collective bargaining agreement.

Wed Feb 15 and Thu Feb 16, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=839

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Conducting Successful Meetings

Much of the business of the union is done during meetings–general membership meetings, executive board meetings, committee meetings, steward meetings and many other types of meetings. In order for these meetings to be productive and useful, the leaders and participants of the meetings must be aware of some basic information. In this workshop, we will identify the characteristics of successful meetings, examine the different types of meetings held within the union context, learn the basics of parliamentary procedure, and practice meeting preparation and participation techniques.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=838

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Monday, February 13, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=837

Private Sector Discipline: Representing Members in Interrogations

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this webinar, you will review the elements of your contractual disciplinary procedure and your rights as union representatives in interrogations/investigatory interviews. Also learn how to defend the rights of members in interrogations/investigatory interviews and how to distinguish between an interrogation/investigatory interview and other supervisory discussions that do not entitle workers to union representation.

This workshop is for private sector local officers and activists.

Thursday, February 9, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=836

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Wed Feb 8 and Thu Feb 9, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=835

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this 2-part webinar, you will review the elements of your contract’s disciplinary procedure, you will learn how to investigate disciplinary grievances and distinguish between an interview and an interrogation. Also, you will learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

This workshop is for CSEA State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU) Officers and activists who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

Mon Feb 6 and Tue Feb 7, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=834

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

The 7 Tests of Just Cause  

In this webinar, you will learn about the seven tests management must meet in order to discipline an employee.  This will be especially useful for members who have already taken a Discipline and Interrogation workshop from the Education and Training department.  Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

Thursday, February 2, 2023, from 4 to 5 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=833

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic workshop. Participants will have an opportunity to review their role and employee rights within the disciplinary process and practice their skills in preparing for and representing members during disciplinary interrogations.

Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6. To be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic discipline and Interrogation workshop.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=831

Contract Negotiation Strategies: Maximizing Our Leverage

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Want to maximize the union’s leverage in contract negotiations by organizing a contract committee, sometimes referred to as a Contract Action Team or CAT? A CAT is a representative group of local/unit activists who help to plan and implement both the contract negotiations and the contract campaign that accompanies the negotiations.

Mon Jan 30 and Tue Jan 31 from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=810

Grievance Representation Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic grievance representation workshop. In this interactive workshop, participants will practice reviewing fact patterns, conduct a grievance investigation, apply applicable contract language, and discuss the basics of presenting a grievance to management. Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the two-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wednesday, January 25, from 10 to 12 am.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=811

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Jan 24 and Wed Jan 25, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=809

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

                               

Grievance Representation

Want a stronger union? Attend this upcoming Grievance Representation workshop!  Help enforce the contractual rights you and your co-workers have won.  Every day, CSEA grievance representatives represent their co-workers in contract grievance procedures. In this new and exciting two-part webinar, you will learn how to follow a contractual grievance procedure, investigate a case, write a grievance, and present a grievance to management.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. To be appointed as a certified grievance representative, participants must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local or Unit president.

This workshop is designed for Local Government, Private Sector, and New York State Authority officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other workplace violations.

Wed Jan 18 and Thu Jan 19, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=807

Registration deadline is January 16, 2023

 

Inside the Time and Attendance Process

This advanced workshop is designed to provide State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives with basic knowledge and skills necessary to represent members under the Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure. In this workshop participants will review the elements of Article 33.5 and discuss basic steps and rights of union representatives and employees under this procedure with a focus on Settlements and the Hearing Process. Participants must complete this workshop and be designated by their Local/Unit President to represent members under this procedure.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives that have completed the CSEA State Government Discipline and Interrogation Workshop and are designated to represent members under Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure.

Tue Jan 17 and Wed Jan 18, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=806

** must attend both nights

(Zoom links for Education and Training Webinar are sent from education.training@no-reply.zoom.us)

Southern Region

TO REGISTER FOR WEBINARS IN REGION 3 CALL  845-831-1000 OR USE THE LINK PROVIDED FOR EACH WEBINAR

Sexual Harassment: What Union Officers & Activists Should Know

In order to address sexual harassment when / if it occurs, our CSEA leaders, activists and members should be aware of their rights, roles and responsibilities and are encouraged to assert their rights. This workshop is designed to provide CSEA leaders, Activists and members with basic information to identify various forms of sexual harassment and avenues to address it.  Participants will review legal definitions of sexual harassment, policies, procedures, and laws that dictate their rights, and discuss steps Activists and employees should take.  Please note that this workshop is not intended to provide specific legal advice regarding specific workplace situations or pending cases.

Tuesday, February 28, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=844

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Mon Feb 27 and Tue Feb 28, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=843

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations  

Do you know your rights in a disciplinary investigation? Want to make sure your co-workers don’t get railroaded in an interrogation? Every day, CSEA discipline representatives educate and advocate for their co-workers. In this two-part webinar, you will learn about your discipline procedure, your rights, and how to effectively represent your co-workers. This workshop meets Local and Unit officers’ disciplinary training requirement. 

This workshop is for ALL Local Government, NYS Authorities and Canals bargaining unit officers and activists who want to represent members in disciplinary matters.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=842

Registration deadline: Thursday February 16

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers

Want to identify issues that present organizing opportunities and plan strategic campaigns that use escalating tactics to pressure management into improving the workplace? This workshop will cover the importance of one-on-one conversations, small meetings, and rank-and-file activism in establishing the foundation of a thriving union. Completion of this workshop does not comply with the grievance representation training requirement as outlined in the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article V, Section 6.

This workshop is open to CSEA Officers and activists who have completed the 2-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=841

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Feb 21 and Wed Feb 22, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=840

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Contract Negotiations: Team Training

This interactive workshop is designed for local government and private sector officers and activists who wish to develop a strategy for the Contract Negotiating Team that accompanies the Labor Relations Specialist to the bargaining table to negotiate the bargaining unit’s collective bargaining agreement.

Wed Feb 15 and Thu Feb 16, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=839

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Conducting Successful Meetings

Much of the business of the union is done during meetings–general membership meetings, executive board meetings, committee meetings, steward meetings and many other types of meetings. In order for these meetings to be productive and useful, the leaders and participants of the meetings must be aware of some basic information. In this workshop, we will identify the characteristics of successful meetings, examine the different types of meetings held within the union context, learn the basics of parliamentary procedure, and practice meeting preparation and participation techniques.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=838

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Monday, February 13, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=837

Private Sector Discipline: Representing Members in Interrogations

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this webinar, you will review the elements of your contractual disciplinary procedure and your rights as union representatives in interrogations/investigatory interviews. Also learn how to defend the rights of members in interrogations/investigatory interviews and how to distinguish between an interrogation/investigatory interview and other supervisory discussions that do not entitle workers to union representation.

This workshop is for private sector local officers and activists.

Thursday, February 9, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=836

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Wed Feb 8 and Thu Feb 9, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=835

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this 2-part webinar, you will review the elements of your contract’s disciplinary procedure, you will learn how to investigate disciplinary grievances and distinguish between an interview and an interrogation. Also, you will learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

This workshop is for CSEA State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU) Officers and activists who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

Mon Feb 6 and Tue Feb 7, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=834

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

The 7 Tests of Just Cause  

In this webinar, you will learn about the seven tests management must meet in order to discipline an employee.  This will be especially useful for members who have already taken a Discipline and Interrogation workshop from the Education and Training department.  Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

Thursday, February 2, 2023, from 4 to 5 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=833

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic workshop. Participants will have an opportunity to review their role and employee rights within the disciplinary process and practice their skills in preparing for and representing members during disciplinary interrogations.

Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6. To be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic discipline and Interrogation workshop.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=831

Contract Negotiation Strategies: Maximizing Our Leverage

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Want to maximize the union’s leverage in contract negotiations by organizing a contract committee, sometimes referred to as a Contract Action Team or CAT? A CAT is a representative group of local/unit activists who help to plan and implement both the contract negotiations and the contract campaign that accompanies the negotiations.

Mon Jan 30 and Tue Jan 31 from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=810

Grievance Representation Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic grievance representation workshop. In this interactive workshop, participants will practice reviewing fact patterns, conduct a grievance investigation, apply applicable contract language, and discuss the basics of presenting a grievance to management. Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the two-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wednesday, January 25, from 10 to 12 am.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=811

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Jan 24 and Wed Jan 25, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=809

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

                               

Grievance Representation

Want a stronger union? Attend this upcoming Grievance Representation workshop!  Help enforce the contractual rights you and your co-workers have won.  Every day, CSEA grievance representatives represent their co-workers in contract grievance procedures. In this new and exciting two-part webinar, you will learn how to follow a contractual grievance procedure, investigate a case, write a grievance, and present a grievance to management.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. To be appointed as a certified grievance representative, participants must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local or Unit president.

This workshop is designed for Local Government, Private Sector, and New York State Authority officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other workplace violations.

Wed Jan 18 and Thu Jan 19, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=807

Registration deadline is January 16, 2023

 

Inside the Time and Attendance Process

This advanced workshop is designed to provide State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives with basic knowledge and skills necessary to represent members under the Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure. In this workshop participants will review the elements of Article 33.5 and discuss basic steps and rights of union representatives and employees under this procedure with a focus on Settlements and the Hearing Process. Participants must complete this workshop and be designated by their Local/Unit President to represent members under this procedure.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives that have completed the CSEA State Government Discipline and Interrogation Workshop and are designated to represent members under Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure.

Tue Jan 17 and Wed Jan 18, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=806

** must attend both nights

(Zoom links for Education and Training Webinar are sent from education.training@no-reply.zoom.us)

Capital Region

TO REGISTER FOR WEBINARS IN REGION 4 CALL  518-782-4400 OR USE THE LINK PROVIDED FOR EACH WEBINAR

Sexual Harassment: What Union Officers & Activists Should Know

In order to address sexual harassment when / if it occurs, our CSEA leaders, activists and members should be aware of their rights, roles and responsibilities and are encouraged to assert their rights. This workshop is designed to provide CSEA leaders, Activists and members with basic information to identify various forms of sexual harassment and avenues to address it.  Participants will review legal definitions of sexual harassment, policies, procedures, and laws that dictate their rights, and discuss steps Activists and employees should take.  Please note that this workshop is not intended to provide specific legal advice regarding specific workplace situations or pending cases.

Tuesday, February 28, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=844

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Mon Feb 27 and Tue Feb 28, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=843

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations  

Do you know your rights in a disciplinary investigation? Want to make sure your co-workers don’t get railroaded in an interrogation? Every day, CSEA discipline representatives educate and advocate for their co-workers. In this two-part webinar, you will learn about your discipline procedure, your rights, and how to effectively represent your co-workers. This workshop meets Local and Unit officers’ disciplinary training requirement. 

This workshop is for ALL Local Government, NYS Authorities and Canals bargaining unit officers and activists who want to represent members in disciplinary matters.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=842

Registration deadline: Thursday February 16

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers

Want to identify issues that present organizing opportunities and plan strategic campaigns that use escalating tactics to pressure management into improving the workplace? This workshop will cover the importance of one-on-one conversations, small meetings, and rank-and-file activism in establishing the foundation of a thriving union. Completion of this workshop does not comply with the grievance representation training requirement as outlined in the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article V, Section 6.

This workshop is open to CSEA Officers and activists who have completed the 2-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=841

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Feb 21 and Wed Feb 22, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=840

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Contract Negotiations: Team Training

This interactive workshop is designed for local government and private sector officers and activists who wish to develop a strategy for the Contract Negotiating Team that accompanies the Labor Relations Specialist to the bargaining table to negotiate the bargaining unit’s collective bargaining agreement.

Wed Feb 15 and Thu Feb 16, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=839

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Conducting Successful Meetings

Much of the business of the union is done during meetings–general membership meetings, executive board meetings, committee meetings, steward meetings and many other types of meetings. In order for these meetings to be productive and useful, the leaders and participants of the meetings must be aware of some basic information. In this workshop, we will identify the characteristics of successful meetings, examine the different types of meetings held within the union context, learn the basics of parliamentary procedure, and practice meeting preparation and participation techniques.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=838

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Monday, February 13, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=837

Private Sector Discipline: Representing Members in Interrogations

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this webinar, you will review the elements of your contractual disciplinary procedure and your rights as union representatives in interrogations/investigatory interviews. Also learn how to defend the rights of members in interrogations/investigatory interviews and how to distinguish between an interrogation/investigatory interview and other supervisory discussions that do not entitle workers to union representation.

This workshop is for private sector local officers and activists.

Thursday, February 9, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=836

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Wed Feb 8 and Thu Feb 9, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=835

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this 2-part webinar, you will review the elements of your contract’s disciplinary procedure, you will learn how to investigate disciplinary grievances and distinguish between an interview and an interrogation. Also, you will learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

This workshop is for CSEA State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU) Officers and activists who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

Mon Feb 6 and Tue Feb 7, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=834

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

The 7 Tests of Just Cause  

In this webinar, you will learn about the seven tests management must meet in order to discipline an employee.  This will be especially useful for members who have already taken a Discipline and Interrogation workshop from the Education and Training department.  Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

Thursday, February 2, 2023, from 4 to 5 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=833

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic workshop. Participants will have an opportunity to review their role and employee rights within the disciplinary process and practice their skills in preparing for and representing members during disciplinary interrogations.

Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6. To be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic discipline and Interrogation workshop.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=831

Contract Negotiation Strategies: Maximizing Our Leverage

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Want to maximize the union’s leverage in contract negotiations by organizing a contract committee, sometimes referred to as a Contract Action Team or CAT? A CAT is a representative group of local/unit activists who help to plan and implement both the contract negotiations and the contract campaign that accompanies the negotiations.

Mon Jan 30 and Tue Jan 31 from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=810

Grievance Representation Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic grievance representation workshop. In this interactive workshop, participants will practice reviewing fact patterns, conduct a grievance investigation, apply applicable contract language, and discuss the basics of presenting a grievance to management. Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the two-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wednesday, January 25, from 10 to 12 am.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=811

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Jan 24 and Wed Jan 25, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=809

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

                               

Grievance Representation

Want a stronger union? Attend this upcoming Grievance Representation workshop!  Help enforce the contractual rights you and your co-workers have won.  Every day, CSEA grievance representatives represent their co-workers in contract grievance procedures. In this new and exciting two-part webinar, you will learn how to follow a contractual grievance procedure, investigate a case, write a grievance, and present a grievance to management.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. To be appointed as a certified grievance representative, participants must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local or Unit president.

This workshop is designed for Local Government, Private Sector, and New York State Authority officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other workplace violations.

Wed Jan 18 and Thu Jan 19, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=807

Registration deadline is January 16, 2023

 

Inside the Time and Attendance Process

This advanced workshop is designed to provide State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives with basic knowledge and skills necessary to represent members under the Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure. In this workshop participants will review the elements of Article 33.5 and discuss basic steps and rights of union representatives and employees under this procedure with a focus on Settlements and the Hearing Process. Participants must complete this workshop and be designated by their Local/Unit President to represent members under this procedure.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives that have completed the CSEA State Government Discipline and Interrogation Workshop and are designated to represent members under Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure.

Tue Jan 17 and Wed Jan 18, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=806

** must attend both nights

(Zoom links for Education and Training Webinar are sent from education.training@no-reply.zoom.us)

Central Region

TO REGISTER FOR WEBINARS IN REGION 5 CALL  315-728-3360 OR USE THE LINK PROVIDED FOR EACH WEBINAR

Sexual Harassment: What Union Officers & Activists Should Know

In order to address sexual harassment when / if it occurs, our CSEA leaders, activists and members should be aware of their rights, roles and responsibilities and are encouraged to assert their rights. This workshop is designed to provide CSEA leaders, Activists and members with basic information to identify various forms of sexual harassment and avenues to address it.  Participants will review legal definitions of sexual harassment, policies, procedures, and laws that dictate their rights, and discuss steps Activists and employees should take.  Please note that this workshop is not intended to provide specific legal advice regarding specific workplace situations or pending cases.

Tuesday, February 28, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=844

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Mon Feb 27 and Tue Feb 28, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=843

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations  

Do you know your rights in a disciplinary investigation? Want to make sure your co-workers don’t get railroaded in an interrogation? Every day, CSEA discipline representatives educate and advocate for their co-workers. In this two-part webinar, you will learn about your discipline procedure, your rights, and how to effectively represent your co-workers. This workshop meets Local and Unit officers’ disciplinary training requirement. 

This workshop is for ALL Local Government, NYS Authorities and Canals bargaining unit officers and activists who want to represent members in disciplinary matters.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=842

Registration deadline: Thursday February 16

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers

Want to identify issues that present organizing opportunities and plan strategic campaigns that use escalating tactics to pressure management into improving the workplace? This workshop will cover the importance of one-on-one conversations, small meetings, and rank-and-file activism in establishing the foundation of a thriving union. Completion of this workshop does not comply with the grievance representation training requirement as outlined in the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article V, Section 6.

This workshop is open to CSEA Officers and activists who have completed the 2-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=841

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Feb 21 and Wed Feb 22, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=840

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Contract Negotiations: Team Training

This interactive workshop is designed for local government and private sector officers and activists who wish to develop a strategy for the Contract Negotiating Team that accompanies the Labor Relations Specialist to the bargaining table to negotiate the bargaining unit’s collective bargaining agreement.

Wed Feb 15 and Thu Feb 16, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=839

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Conducting Successful Meetings

Much of the business of the union is done during meetings–general membership meetings, executive board meetings, committee meetings, steward meetings and many other types of meetings. In order for these meetings to be productive and useful, the leaders and participants of the meetings must be aware of some basic information. In this workshop, we will identify the characteristics of successful meetings, examine the different types of meetings held within the union context, learn the basics of parliamentary procedure, and practice meeting preparation and participation techniques.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=838

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Monday, February 13, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=837

Private Sector Discipline: Representing Members in Interrogations

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this webinar, you will review the elements of your contractual disciplinary procedure and your rights as union representatives in interrogations/investigatory interviews. Also learn how to defend the rights of members in interrogations/investigatory interviews and how to distinguish between an interrogation/investigatory interview and other supervisory discussions that do not entitle workers to union representation.

This workshop is for private sector local officers and activists.

Thursday, February 9, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=836

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Wed Feb 8 and Thu Feb 9, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=835

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this 2-part webinar, you will review the elements of your contract’s disciplinary procedure, you will learn how to investigate disciplinary grievances and distinguish between an interview and an interrogation. Also, you will learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

This workshop is for CSEA State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU) Officers and activists who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

Mon Feb 6 and Tue Feb 7, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=834

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

The 7 Tests of Just Cause  

In this webinar, you will learn about the seven tests management must meet in order to discipline an employee.  This will be especially useful for members who have already taken a Discipline and Interrogation workshop from the Education and Training department.  Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

Thursday, February 2, 2023, from 4 to 5 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=833

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic workshop. Participants will have an opportunity to review their role and employee rights within the disciplinary process and practice their skills in preparing for and representing members during disciplinary interrogations.

Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6. To be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic discipline and Interrogation workshop.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=831

Contract Negotiation Strategies: Maximizing Our Leverage

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Want to maximize the union’s leverage in contract negotiations by organizing a contract committee, sometimes referred to as a Contract Action Team or CAT? A CAT is a representative group of local/unit activists who help to plan and implement both the contract negotiations and the contract campaign that accompanies the negotiations.

Mon Jan 30 and Tue Jan 31 from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=810

Grievance Representation Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic grievance representation workshop. In this interactive workshop, participants will practice reviewing fact patterns, conduct a grievance investigation, apply applicable contract language, and discuss the basics of presenting a grievance to management. Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the two-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wednesday, January 25, from 10 to 12 am.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=811

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Jan 24 and Wed Jan 25, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=809

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

                               

Grievance Representation

Want a stronger union? Attend this upcoming Grievance Representation workshop!  Help enforce the contractual rights you and your co-workers have won.  Every day, CSEA grievance representatives represent their co-workers in contract grievance procedures. In this new and exciting two-part webinar, you will learn how to follow a contractual grievance procedure, investigate a case, write a grievance, and present a grievance to management.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. To be appointed as a certified grievance representative, participants must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local or Unit president.

This workshop is designed for Local Government, Private Sector, and New York State Authority officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other workplace violations.

Wed Jan 18 and Thu Jan 19, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=807

Registration deadline is January 16, 2023

 

Inside the Time and Attendance Process

This advanced workshop is designed to provide State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives with basic knowledge and skills necessary to represent members under the Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure. In this workshop participants will review the elements of Article 33.5 and discuss basic steps and rights of union representatives and employees under this procedure with a focus on Settlements and the Hearing Process. Participants must complete this workshop and be designated by their Local/Unit President to represent members under this procedure.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives that have completed the CSEA State Government Discipline and Interrogation Workshop and are designated to represent members under Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure.

Tue Jan 17 and Wed Jan 18, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=806

** must attend both nights

(Zoom links for Education and Training Webinar are sent from education.training@no-reply.zoom.us)

Western Region

TO REGISTER FOR WEBINARS IN REGION 6 CALL  716-799-8040 OR USE THE LINK PROVIDED FOR EACH WEBINAR

Sexual Harassment: What Union Officers & Activists Should Know

In order to address sexual harassment when / if it occurs, our CSEA leaders, activists and members should be aware of their rights, roles and responsibilities and are encouraged to assert their rights. This workshop is designed to provide CSEA leaders, Activists and members with basic information to identify various forms of sexual harassment and avenues to address it.  Participants will review legal definitions of sexual harassment, policies, procedures, and laws that dictate their rights, and discuss steps Activists and employees should take.  Please note that this workshop is not intended to provide specific legal advice regarding specific workplace situations or pending cases.

Tuesday, February 28, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=844

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Mon Feb 27 and Tue Feb 28, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=843

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations  

Do you know your rights in a disciplinary investigation? Want to make sure your co-workers don’t get railroaded in an interrogation? Every day, CSEA discipline representatives educate and advocate for their co-workers. In this two-part webinar, you will learn about your discipline procedure, your rights, and how to effectively represent your co-workers. This workshop meets Local and Unit officers’ disciplinary training requirement. 

This workshop is for ALL Local Government, NYS Authorities and Canals bargaining unit officers and activists who want to represent members in disciplinary matters.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=842

Registration deadline: Thursday February 16

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers

Want to identify issues that present organizing opportunities and plan strategic campaigns that use escalating tactics to pressure management into improving the workplace? This workshop will cover the importance of one-on-one conversations, small meetings, and rank-and-file activism in establishing the foundation of a thriving union. Completion of this workshop does not comply with the grievance representation training requirement as outlined in the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article V, Section 6.

This workshop is open to CSEA Officers and activists who have completed the 2-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wed Feb 22 and Thu Feb 23, 2023, from 6-8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=841

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Feb 21 and Wed Feb 22, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=840

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Contract Negotiations: Team Training

This interactive workshop is designed for local government and private sector officers and activists who wish to develop a strategy for the Contract Negotiating Team that accompanies the Labor Relations Specialist to the bargaining table to negotiate the bargaining unit’s collective bargaining agreement.

Wed Feb 15 and Thu Feb 16, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=839

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

Conducting Successful Meetings

Much of the business of the union is done during meetings–general membership meetings, executive board meetings, committee meetings, steward meetings and many other types of meetings. In order for these meetings to be productive and useful, the leaders and participants of the meetings must be aware of some basic information. In this workshop, we will identify the characteristics of successful meetings, examine the different types of meetings held within the union context, learn the basics of parliamentary procedure, and practice meeting preparation and participation techniques.

Tuesday, February 14, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=838

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Monday, February 13, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=837

Private Sector Discipline: Representing Members in Interrogations

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this webinar, you will review the elements of your contractual disciplinary procedure and your rights as union representatives in interrogations/investigatory interviews. Also learn how to defend the rights of members in interrogations/investigatory interviews and how to distinguish between an interrogation/investigatory interview and other supervisory discussions that do not entitle workers to union representation.

This workshop is for private sector local officers and activists.

Thursday, February 9, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=836

Steward

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Every day, CSEA stewards make this happen at worksites throughout the state. In this two-part workshop, you will learn more about our union and how stewards build power by organizing, educating, and communicating with coworkers.

This workshop is for all CSEA Members who want to build a stronger union.

Wed Feb 8 and Thu Feb 9, 2023, from 12 to 2 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=835

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation

Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this 2-part webinar, you will review the elements of your contract’s disciplinary procedure, you will learn how to investigate disciplinary grievances and distinguish between an interview and an interrogation. Also, you will learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

This workshop is for CSEA State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU) Officers and activists who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

Mon Feb 6 and Tue Feb 7, 2023, from 6 to 8 pm**

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=834

**This is a 2-part workshop, must participate in both parts to receive credit

The 7 Tests of Just Cause  

In this webinar, you will learn about the seven tests management must meet in order to discipline an employee.  This will be especially useful for members who have already taken a Discipline and Interrogation workshop from the Education and Training department.  Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

Thursday, February 2, 2023, from 4 to 5 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=833

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic workshop. Participants will have an opportunity to review their role and employee rights within the disciplinary process and practice their skills in preparing for and representing members during disciplinary interrogations.

Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6. To be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic discipline and Interrogation workshop.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023, from 10 am to 12 pm

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=831

Contract Negotiation Strategies: Maximizing Our Leverage

Our union is strongest when our members come together, ready to fight for what’s right. Want to maximize the union’s leverage in contract negotiations by organizing a contract committee, sometimes referred to as a Contract Action Team or CAT? A CAT is a representative group of local/unit activists who help to plan and implement both the contract negotiations and the contract campaign that accompanies the negotiations.

Mon Jan 30 and Tue Jan 31 from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=810

Grievance Representation Recertification

This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic grievance representation workshop. In this interactive workshop, participants will practice reviewing fact patterns, conduct a grievance investigation, apply applicable contract language, and discuss the basics of presenting a grievance to management. Completion of this workshop will ensure compliance with the CSEA Local and Unit Constitutions’ Article 5, Section 6.

This workshop is for ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the two-part basic grievance representation workshop.

Wednesday, January 25, from 10 to 12 am.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=811

State Government Grievance Representation

Have you ever wondered what recourse you have when you are wronged in the workplace?  Are you interested in gaining a better understanding of what your contractual rights are?  In this new and exciting 2-part webinar, you will learn to work with your contract and identify your contract’s grievance procedure, while understanding your role and responsibility as a Grievance Representative.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6.  To be appointed as a certified Grievance Representative, members must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit (ASU, ISU, OSU & DMNA) officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

Tue Jan 24 and Wed Jan 25, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=809

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation

With the Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME, it is more important than ever that we introduce new employees to the benefits we have fought for and won.  This program is designed to give you the resources necessary to implement and build your own new member orientation program for your local or unit.

This workshop is for Local and Unit officers and activists who are interested in building a more effective New Member Orientation Program.

Tuesday January 24, from 10 am to 12 pm.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=808

                               

Grievance Representation

Want a stronger union? Attend this upcoming Grievance Representation workshop!  Help enforce the contractual rights you and your co-workers have won.  Every day, CSEA grievance representatives represent their co-workers in contract grievance procedures. In this new and exciting two-part webinar, you will learn how to follow a contractual grievance procedure, investigate a case, write a grievance, and present a grievance to management.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. To be appointed as a certified grievance representative, participants must complete this workshop and be appointed by their Local or Unit president.

This workshop is designed for Local Government, Private Sector, and New York State Authority officers and activists who have little or no experience handling grievances and other workplace violations.

Wed Jan 18 and Thu Jan 19, from 6 to 8 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=807

Registration deadline is January 16, 2023

 

Inside the Time and Attendance Process

This advanced workshop is designed to provide State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives with basic knowledge and skills necessary to represent members under the Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure. In this workshop participants will review the elements of Article 33.5 and discuss basic steps and rights of union representatives and employees under this procedure with a focus on Settlements and the Hearing Process. Participants must complete this workshop and be designated by their Local/Unit President to represent members under this procedure.

This workshop is for State Government bargaining unit officers and disciplinary representatives that have completed the CSEA State Government Discipline and Interrogation Workshop and are designated to represent members under Article 33 Time and Attendance Procedure.

Tue Jan 17 and Wed Jan 18, from 12 to 2 pm. **

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=806

** must attend both nights

(Zoom links for Education and Training Webinar are sent from education.training@no-reply.zoom.us)

Participants must use their own time or have approved Release Time to attend these workshops if attending during their normal work hours.