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For in-person workshops visit https://cseany.org/workshop-schedule to see what is available!

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

PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO ONGOING COVID CONCERNS THERE WILL BE NO IN-PERSON TRAINING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Select your Region to see the webinar schedule

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

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

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.

November 23 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=361

Grievance, Discipline, PERB, and the NLRB
Do you have a co-worker with an issue at work, but you’re not quite sure how to solve it?  This webinar will give an overview of several different avenues we have to defend our coworkers’ rights and build a stronger union on the shop floor.  Attendance of this webinar does not meet the CSEA Constitution officers’ and representatives’ grievance or disciplinary training requirements.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

November 29 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=371

 

Weingarten Rights: What You Need to Know
In this brief webinar, you will learn about how to protect and enforce your right (known as Weingarten rights) to union representation when faced with an investigatory interview. An investigatory interview occurs when a supervisor questions an employee to obtain information that could be used as a basis for discipline or when a supervisor asks an employee to defend her or his conduct. Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is Open to all CSEA members.

November 29 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=362

 

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.

November 30 –10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=372

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

November 30 -6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=363

 

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.

November 30 – December 1** –6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=364

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and 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 new and exciting 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 Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace. Participants must use their own time or have approved Release Time to attend this workshop if attending during their normal work hours.

 

December 1-2** –  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=374

 

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.

December 2 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=375

 

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.

December 6-7**– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/NonMemberEvent.axd?e=376

 

An Overview of the Family Medical Leave Act
Would you like to learn the basic knowledge and skills necessary to understand the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? In this webinar, you will focus on eligibility requirements, qualifying conditions, and certification requirements to enable CSEA Activists to be better prepared to represent CSEA members who wish to use the FMLA.

December 6 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=377

 

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.

December 6-7** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=378

 

All About Our Union: A CSEA Member Orientation Workshop
Today’s unions must work hard every day to hold on to what we have accomplished. Our strength depends upon member involvement and the recruitment and education of new leaders. This member orientation workshop is designed to provide participants with knowledge and information about CSEA. In this workshop, participants will be provided with an overview of CSEA, including the history, structure, resources available, the benefits of membership, and education opportunities to become involved in. Come join us and learn more about your Union —- CSEA! 

December 7 – 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=379 

Grievance Representation Recertification
This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic 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 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 ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic grievance workshop.

December 8 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=380

 

The 7 Test 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.

December 8 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=381

 

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.

December 8-9** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=382

 

Labor History
Labor History is our history! But what is Labor History? Labor activists rarely have the opportunity to reflect on the history of labor and the American labor movement. In this workshop, participants will learn about different events in labor history, including the workplace struggles that preceded us. We will discuss how we can use our knowledge of these struggles to help write the history of the current and future labor movement. Finally, we will learn how CSEA’s history fits into the American labor movement.

December 9 –– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=383

 

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.

December 11 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=384

 

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.

December 13-14** – – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=385

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

December 14 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=386

 

Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network
This workshop is designed for officers and activists who have completed the basic Steward Workshop.  Participants will refresh and sharpen their skills by practicing communication skills, understanding the importance of recruiting and encouraging member involvement, and review how to choose and organize around workplace issues to build the union.

December 15 – 12:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=387

 

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.

December 15-16** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=388

** 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

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.

November 23 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=361

Grievance, Discipline, PERB, and the NLRB
Do you have a co-worker with an issue at work, but you’re not quite sure how to solve it?  This webinar will give an overview of several different avenues we have to defend our coworkers’ rights and build a stronger union on the shop floor.  Attendance of this webinar does not meet the CSEA Constitution officers’ and representatives’ grievance or disciplinary training requirements.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

November 29 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=371

 

Weingarten Rights: What You Need to Know
In this brief webinar, you will learn about how to protect and enforce your right (known as Weingarten rights) to union representation when faced with an investigatory interview. An investigatory interview occurs when a supervisor questions an employee to obtain information that could be used as a basis for discipline or when a supervisor asks an employee to defend her or his conduct. Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is Open to all CSEA members.

November 29 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=362

 

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.

November 30 –10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=372

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

November 30 -6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=363

 

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.

November 30 – December 1** –6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=364

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and 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 new and exciting 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 Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace. Participants must use their own time or have approved Release Time to attend this workshop if attending during their normal work hours.

 

December 1-2** –  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=374

 

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.

December 2 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=375

 

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.

December 6-7**– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/NonMemberEvent.axd?e=376

 

An Overview of the Family Medical Leave Act
Would you like to learn the basic knowledge and skills necessary to understand the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? In this webinar, you will focus on eligibility requirements, qualifying conditions, and certification requirements to enable CSEA Activists to be better prepared to represent CSEA members who wish to use the FMLA.

December 6 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=377

 

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.

December 6-7** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=378

 

All About Our Union: A CSEA Member Orientation Workshop
Today’s unions must work hard every day to hold on to what we have accomplished. Our strength depends upon member involvement and the recruitment and education of new leaders. This member orientation workshop is designed to provide participants with knowledge and information about CSEA. In this workshop, participants will be provided with an overview of CSEA, including the history, structure, resources available, the benefits of membership, and education opportunities to become involved in. Come join us and learn more about your Union —- CSEA! 

December 7 – 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=379 

Grievance Representation Recertification
This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic 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 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 ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic grievance workshop.

December 8 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=380

 

The 7 Test 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.

December 8 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=381

 

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.

December 8-9** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=382

 

Labor History
Labor History is our history! But what is Labor History? Labor activists rarely have the opportunity to reflect on the history of labor and the American labor movement. In this workshop, participants will learn about different events in labor history, including the workplace struggles that preceded us. We will discuss how we can use our knowledge of these struggles to help write the history of the current and future labor movement. Finally, we will learn how CSEA’s history fits into the American labor movement.

December 9 –– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=383

 

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.

December 11 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=384

 

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.

December 13-14** – – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=385

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

December 14 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=386

 

Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network
This workshop is designed for officers and activists who have completed the basic Steward Workshop.  Participants will refresh and sharpen their skills by practicing communication skills, understanding the importance of recruiting and encouraging member involvement, and review how to choose and organize around workplace issues to build the union.

December 15 – 12:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=387

 

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.

December 15-16** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=388

 

** 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

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.

November 23 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=361

Grievance, Discipline, PERB, and the NLRB
Do you have a co-worker with an issue at work, but you’re not quite sure how to solve it?  This webinar will give an overview of several different avenues we have to defend our coworkers’ rights and build a stronger union on the shop floor.  Attendance of this webinar does not meet the CSEA Constitution officers’ and representatives’ grievance or disciplinary training requirements.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

November 29 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=371

 

Weingarten Rights: What You Need to Know
In this brief webinar, you will learn about how to protect and enforce your right (known as Weingarten rights) to union representation when faced with an investigatory interview. An investigatory interview occurs when a supervisor questions an employee to obtain information that could be used as a basis for discipline or when a supervisor asks an employee to defend her or his conduct. Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is Open to all CSEA members.

November 29 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=362

 

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.

November 30 –10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=372

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

November 30 -6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=363

 

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.

November 30 – December 1** –6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=364

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and 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 new and exciting 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 Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace. Participants must use their own time or have approved Release Time to attend this workshop if attending during their normal work hours.

 

December 1-2** –  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=374

 

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.

December 2 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=375

 

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.

December 6-7**– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/NonMemberEvent.axd?e=376

 

An Overview of the Family Medical Leave Act
Would you like to learn the basic knowledge and skills necessary to understand the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? In this webinar, you will focus on eligibility requirements, qualifying conditions, and certification requirements to enable CSEA Activists to be better prepared to represent CSEA members who wish to use the FMLA.

December 6 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=377

 

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.

December 6-7** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=378

 

All About Our Union: A CSEA Member Orientation Workshop
Today’s unions must work hard every day to hold on to what we have accomplished. Our strength depends upon member involvement and the recruitment and education of new leaders. This member orientation workshop is designed to provide participants with knowledge and information about CSEA. In this workshop, participants will be provided with an overview of CSEA, including the history, structure, resources available, the benefits of membership, and education opportunities to become involved in. Come join us and learn more about your Union —- CSEA! 

December 7 – 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=379 

Grievance Representation Recertification
This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic 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 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 ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic grievance workshop.

December 8 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=380

 

The 7 Test 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.

December 8 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=381

 

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.

December 8-9** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=382

 

Labor History
Labor History is our history! But what is Labor History? Labor activists rarely have the opportunity to reflect on the history of labor and the American labor movement. In this workshop, participants will learn about different events in labor history, including the workplace struggles that preceded us. We will discuss how we can use our knowledge of these struggles to help write the history of the current and future labor movement. Finally, we will learn how CSEA’s history fits into the American labor movement.

December 9 –– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=383

 

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.

December 11 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=384

 

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.

December 13-14** – – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=385

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

December 14 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=386

 

Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network
This workshop is designed for officers and activists who have completed the basic Steward Workshop.  Participants will refresh and sharpen their skills by practicing communication skills, understanding the importance of recruiting and encouraging member involvement, and review how to choose and organize around workplace issues to build the union.

December 15 – 12:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=387

 

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.

December 15-16** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=388

 

** 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

 

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.

November 23 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=361

Grievance, Discipline, PERB, and the NLRB
Do you have a co-worker with an issue at work, but you’re not quite sure how to solve it?  This webinar will give an overview of several different avenues we have to defend our coworkers’ rights and build a stronger union on the shop floor.  Attendance of this webinar does not meet the CSEA Constitution officers’ and representatives’ grievance or disciplinary training requirements.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

November 29 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=371

 

Weingarten Rights: What You Need to Know
In this brief webinar, you will learn about how to protect and enforce your right (known as Weingarten rights) to union representation when faced with an investigatory interview. An investigatory interview occurs when a supervisor questions an employee to obtain information that could be used as a basis for discipline or when a supervisor asks an employee to defend her or his conduct. Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is Open to all CSEA members.

November 29 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=362

 

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.

November 30 –10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=372

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

November 30 -6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=363

 

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.

November 30 – December 1** –6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=364

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and 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 new and exciting 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 Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace. Participants must use their own time or have approved Release Time to attend this workshop if attending during their normal work hours.

 

December 1-2** –  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=374

 

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.

December 2 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=375

 

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.

December 6-7**– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/NonMemberEvent.axd?e=376

 

An Overview of the Family Medical Leave Act
Would you like to learn the basic knowledge and skills necessary to understand the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? In this webinar, you will focus on eligibility requirements, qualifying conditions, and certification requirements to enable CSEA Activists to be better prepared to represent CSEA members who wish to use the FMLA.

December 6 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=377

 

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.

December 6-7** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=378

 

All About Our Union: A CSEA Member Orientation Workshop
Today’s unions must work hard every day to hold on to what we have accomplished. Our strength depends upon member involvement and the recruitment and education of new leaders. This member orientation workshop is designed to provide participants with knowledge and information about CSEA. In this workshop, participants will be provided with an overview of CSEA, including the history, structure, resources available, the benefits of membership, and education opportunities to become involved in. Come join us and learn more about your Union —- CSEA! 

December 7 – 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=379 

Grievance Representation Recertification
This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic 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 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 ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic grievance workshop.

December 8 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=380

 

The 7 Test 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.

December 8 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=381

 

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.

December 8-9** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=382

 

Labor History
Labor History is our history! But what is Labor History? Labor activists rarely have the opportunity to reflect on the history of labor and the American labor movement. In this workshop, participants will learn about different events in labor history, including the workplace struggles that preceded us. We will discuss how we can use our knowledge of these struggles to help write the history of the current and future labor movement. Finally, we will learn how CSEA’s history fits into the American labor movement.

December 9 –– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=383

 

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.

December 11 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=384

 

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.

December 13-14** – – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=385

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

December 14 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=386

 

Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network
This workshop is designed for officers and activists who have completed the basic Steward Workshop.  Participants will refresh and sharpen their skills by practicing communication skills, understanding the importance of recruiting and encouraging member involvement, and review how to choose and organize around workplace issues to build the union.

December 15 – 12:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=387

 

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.

December 15-16** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=388

** 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

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.

November 23 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=361

Grievance, Discipline, PERB, and the NLRB
Do you have a co-worker with an issue at work, but you’re not quite sure how to solve it?  This webinar will give an overview of several different avenues we have to defend our coworkers’ rights and build a stronger union on the shop floor.  Attendance of this webinar does not meet the CSEA Constitution officers’ and representatives’ grievance or disciplinary training requirements.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

November 29 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=371

 

Weingarten Rights: What You Need to Know
In this brief webinar, you will learn about how to protect and enforce your right (known as Weingarten rights) to union representation when faced with an investigatory interview. An investigatory interview occurs when a supervisor questions an employee to obtain information that could be used as a basis for discipline or when a supervisor asks an employee to defend her or his conduct. Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is Open to all CSEA members.

November 29 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=362

 

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.

November 30 –10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=372

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

November 30 -6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=363

 

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.

November 30 – December 1** –6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=364

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and 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 new and exciting 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 Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace. Participants must use their own time or have approved Release Time to attend this workshop if attending during their normal work hours.

 

December 1-2** –  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=374

 

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.

December 2 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=375

 

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.

December 6-7**– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/NonMemberEvent.axd?e=376

 

An Overview of the Family Medical Leave Act
Would you like to learn the basic knowledge and skills necessary to understand the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? In this webinar, you will focus on eligibility requirements, qualifying conditions, and certification requirements to enable CSEA Activists to be better prepared to represent CSEA members who wish to use the FMLA.

December 6 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=377

 

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.

December 6-7** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=378

 

All About Our Union: A CSEA Member Orientation Workshop
Today’s unions must work hard every day to hold on to what we have accomplished. Our strength depends upon member involvement and the recruitment and education of new leaders. This member orientation workshop is designed to provide participants with knowledge and information about CSEA. In this workshop, participants will be provided with an overview of CSEA, including the history, structure, resources available, the benefits of membership, and education opportunities to become involved in. Come join us and learn more about your Union —- CSEA! 

December 7 – 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=379 

Grievance Representation Recertification
This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic 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 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 ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic grievance workshop.

December 8 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=380

 

The 7 Test 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.

December 8 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=381

 

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.

December 8-9** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=382

 

Labor History
Labor History is our history! But what is Labor History? Labor activists rarely have the opportunity to reflect on the history of labor and the American labor movement. In this workshop, participants will learn about different events in labor history, including the workplace struggles that preceded us. We will discuss how we can use our knowledge of these struggles to help write the history of the current and future labor movement. Finally, we will learn how CSEA’s history fits into the American labor movement.

December 9 –– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=383

 

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.

December 11 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=384

 

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.

December 13-14** – – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=385

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

December 14 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=386

 

Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network
This workshop is designed for officers and activists who have completed the basic Steward Workshop.  Participants will refresh and sharpen their skills by practicing communication skills, understanding the importance of recruiting and encouraging member involvement, and review how to choose and organize around workplace issues to build the union.

December 15 – 12:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=387

 

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.

December 15-16** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=388

 

** 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

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.

November 23 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=361

Grievance, Discipline, PERB, and the NLRB
Do you have a co-worker with an issue at work, but you’re not quite sure how to solve it?  This webinar will give an overview of several different avenues we have to defend our coworkers’ rights and build a stronger union on the shop floor.  Attendance of this webinar does not meet the CSEA Constitution officers’ and representatives’ grievance or disciplinary training requirements.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

November 29 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=371

 

Weingarten Rights: What You Need to Know
In this brief webinar, you will learn about how to protect and enforce your right (known as Weingarten rights) to union representation when faced with an investigatory interview. An investigatory interview occurs when a supervisor questions an employee to obtain information that could be used as a basis for discipline or when a supervisor asks an employee to defend her or his conduct. Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is Open to all CSEA members.

November 29 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=362

 

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.

November 30 –10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=372

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

November 30 -6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=363

 

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.

November 30 – December 1** –6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=364

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and 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 new and exciting 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 Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace. Participants must use their own time or have approved Release Time to attend this workshop if attending during their normal work hours.

 

December 1-2** –  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=374

 

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.

December 2 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=375

 

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.

December 6-7**– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/NonMemberEvent.axd?e=376

 

An Overview of the Family Medical Leave Act
Would you like to learn the basic knowledge and skills necessary to understand the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? In this webinar, you will focus on eligibility requirements, qualifying conditions, and certification requirements to enable CSEA Activists to be better prepared to represent CSEA members who wish to use the FMLA.

December 6 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=377

 

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.

December 6-7** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=378

 

All About Our Union: A CSEA Member Orientation Workshop
Today’s unions must work hard every day to hold on to what we have accomplished. Our strength depends upon member involvement and the recruitment and education of new leaders. This member orientation workshop is designed to provide participants with knowledge and information about CSEA. In this workshop, participants will be provided with an overview of CSEA, including the history, structure, resources available, the benefits of membership, and education opportunities to become involved in. Come join us and learn more about your Union —- CSEA! 

December 7 – 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=379 

Grievance Representation Recertification
This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic 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 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 ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic grievance workshop.

December 8 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=380

 

The 7 Test 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.

December 8 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=381

 

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.

December 8-9** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=382

 

Labor History
Labor History is our history! But what is Labor History? Labor activists rarely have the opportunity to reflect on the history of labor and the American labor movement. In this workshop, participants will learn about different events in labor history, including the workplace struggles that preceded us. We will discuss how we can use our knowledge of these struggles to help write the history of the current and future labor movement. Finally, we will learn how CSEA’s history fits into the American labor movement.

December 9 –– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=383

 

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.

December 11 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=384

 

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.

December 13-14** – – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=385

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

December 14 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=386

 

Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network
This workshop is designed for officers and activists who have completed the basic Steward Workshop.  Participants will refresh and sharpen their skills by practicing communication skills, understanding the importance of recruiting and encouraging member involvement, and review how to choose and organize around workplace issues to build the union.

December 15 – 12:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=387

 

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.

December 15-16** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=388

 

** 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

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.

November 23 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=361

Grievance, Discipline, PERB, and the NLRB
Do you have a co-worker with an issue at work, but you’re not quite sure how to solve it?  This webinar will give an overview of several different avenues we have to defend our coworkers’ rights and build a stronger union on the shop floor.  Attendance of this webinar does not meet the CSEA Constitution officers’ and representatives’ grievance or disciplinary training requirements.

This workshop is open to All CSEA Members.

November 29 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=371

 

Weingarten Rights: What You Need to Know
In this brief webinar, you will learn about how to protect and enforce your right (known as Weingarten rights) to union representation when faced with an investigatory interview. An investigatory interview occurs when a supervisor questions an employee to obtain information that could be used as a basis for discipline or when a supervisor asks an employee to defend her or his conduct. Attendance of this workshop does not meet officers’ and discipline representatives’ Discipline & Interrogation training requirement.

This workshop is Open to all CSEA members.

November 29 – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=362

 

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.

November 30 –10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=372

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

November 30 -6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=363

 

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.

November 30 – December 1** –6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=364

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and 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 new and exciting 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 Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace. Participants must use their own time or have approved Release Time to attend this workshop if attending during their normal work hours.

 

December 1-2** –  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=374

 

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.

December 2 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=375

 

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.

December 6-7**– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/NonMemberEvent.axd?e=376

 

An Overview of the Family Medical Leave Act
Would you like to learn the basic knowledge and skills necessary to understand the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? In this webinar, you will focus on eligibility requirements, qualifying conditions, and certification requirements to enable CSEA Activists to be better prepared to represent CSEA members who wish to use the FMLA.

December 6 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=377

 

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.

December 6-7** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=378

 

All About Our Union: A CSEA Member Orientation Workshop
Today’s unions must work hard every day to hold on to what we have accomplished. Our strength depends upon member involvement and the recruitment and education of new leaders. This member orientation workshop is designed to provide participants with knowledge and information about CSEA. In this workshop, participants will be provided with an overview of CSEA, including the history, structure, resources available, the benefits of membership, and education opportunities to become involved in. Come join us and learn more about your Union —- CSEA! 

December 7 – 12:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=379 

Grievance Representation Recertification
This workshop is designed for officers and activists that have completed the basic 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 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 ALL State, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit officers and activists who have completed the basic grievance workshop.

December 8 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=380

 

The 7 Test 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.

December 8 – 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=381

 

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.

December 8-9** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=382

 

Labor History
Labor History is our history! But what is Labor History? Labor activists rarely have the opportunity to reflect on the history of labor and the American labor movement. In this workshop, participants will learn about different events in labor history, including the workplace struggles that preceded us. We will discuss how we can use our knowledge of these struggles to help write the history of the current and future labor movement. Finally, we will learn how CSEA’s history fits into the American labor movement.

December 9 –– 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=383

 

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.

December 11 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=384

 

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.

December 13-14** – – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=385

 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person
Have you ever found yourself wanting to be anywhere else but in this meeting, which just drags on and on? Or grimacing on a conference call or online meeting as five people try to talk at the same time? In this interactive 2-hour online workshop, we’ll talk about how to plan and run effective union meetings that get things done and energize members, even when we can’t meet in person.

This workshop is for All CSEA Members and especially recommended for activists who lead local or unit meetings (Executive Board, membership , stewards, committees, etc.).

December 14 – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=386

 

Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network
This workshop is designed for officers and activists who have completed the basic Steward Workshop.  Participants will refresh and sharpen their skills by practicing communication skills, understanding the importance of recruiting and encouraging member involvement, and review how to choose and organize around workplace issues to build the union.

December 15 – 12:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=387

 

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.

December 15-16** – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

To register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=388

 

** must attend both nights

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