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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.

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– 845-231-2060
REGION 4 – 518-782-4400 REGION 5 – 315-728-3360 REGION 6 – 716-799-8040

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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

July 12 & 19, 2021** –6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=204

 

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

This workshop is for all CSEA Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have taken grievance training and have experience in handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

July 14-15, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=205

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

July 20-21, 2021-6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=206

 

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

July 28-29, 2021** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=208


State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Representation
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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

July 28-29, 2021- 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=244

Duty of Fair Representation
In this brief webinar, you will learn about The Duty of Fair Representation (DFR), the legal obligation of a union to fairly represent all workers in a bargaining unit whether they are members or not. This workshop will explain the CSEA activists’ obligation to fairly represent all members of a bargaining unit. This training is geared specifically for CSEA grievance and discipline representatives but is accessible to all members. Attendance of this workshop does not meet any training requirement for officers, grievance representatives, or discipline representatives.

August 2, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=232

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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

August 4-5, 2021**– 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=233

 

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.

August 10, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=234

 

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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 11-12, 2021** – 10:00 am – 12: 00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=235

 

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

August 14, 2021 – 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=236

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

August 16 – 17, 2021 ** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=237

 

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 people 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.

August 18, 2021– 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=238

 

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

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is designed for Private Sector Local Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 19, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=239

 

It’s Not Grieveable, Now What?
Many grievance representatives say their most difficult task is communicating with members who believe they have a legitimate grievance when a thorough investigation shows otherwise.  While it can be hard to share this news, we must always remember that the grievance process is just one way to address our members’ issues.  In this webinar, you will learn how to explain the results of a grievance investigation, identify available alternatives to solve an issue outside of a grievance, and create a plan to execute your chosen alternative.

This workshop is designed for Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have completed CSEA’s Grievance Representation Workshop.

August 24, 2021- 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=240

 

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.

August 25-26, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=241

 

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.

August 30, 2021- 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=242

 

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertifications
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.

August 31, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=243

** 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
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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

July 12 & 19, 2021** –6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=204

 

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

This workshop is for all CSEA Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have taken grievance training and have experience in handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

July 14-15, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=205

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

July 20-21, 2021-6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=206

 

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

July 28-29, 2021** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=208


State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Representation
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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

July 28-29, 2021- 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=244


Duty of Fair Representation
In this brief webinar, you will learn about The Duty of Fair Representation (DFR), the legal obligation of a union to fairly represent all workers in a bargaining unit whether they are members or not. This workshop will explain the CSEA activists’ obligation to fairly represent all members of a bargaining unit. This training is geared specifically for CSEA grievance and discipline representatives but is accessible to all members. Attendance of this workshop does not meet any training requirement for officers, grievance representatives, or discipline representatives.

August 2, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=232

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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

August 4-5, 2021**– 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=233

 

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.

August 10, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=234

 

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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 11-12, 2021** – 10:00 am – 12: 00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=235

 

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

August 14, 2021 – 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=236

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

August 16 – 17, 2021 ** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=237

 

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 people 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.

August 18, 2021– 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=238

 

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

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is designed for Private Sector Local Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 19, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=239

 

It’s Not Grieveable, Now What?
Many grievance representatives say their most difficult task is communicating with members who believe they have a legitimate grievance when a thorough investigation shows otherwise.  While it can be hard to share this news, we must always remember that the grievance process is just one way to address our members’ issues.  In this webinar, you will learn how to explain the results of a grievance investigation, identify available alternatives to solve an issue outside of a grievance, and create a plan to execute your chosen alternative.

This workshop is designed for Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have completed CSEA’s Grievance Representation Workshop.

August 24, 2021- 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=240

 

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.

August 25-26, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=241

 

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.

August 30, 2021- 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=242

 

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertifications
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.

August 31, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=243

** 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
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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

July 12 & 19, 2021** –6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=204

 

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

This workshop is for all CSEA Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have taken grievance training and have experience in handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

July 14-15, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=205

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

July 20-21, 2021-6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=206

 

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

July 28-29, 2021** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=208

 

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Representation
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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

July 28-29, 2021- 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=244

Duty of Fair Representation
In this brief webinar, you will learn about The Duty of Fair Representation (DFR), the legal obligation of a union to fairly represent all workers in a bargaining unit whether they are members or not. This workshop will explain the CSEA activists’ obligation to fairly represent all members of a bargaining unit. This training is geared specifically for CSEA grievance and discipline representatives but is accessible to all members. Attendance of this workshop does not meet any training requirement for officers, grievance representatives, or discipline representatives.

August 2, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=232

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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

August 4-5, 2021**– 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=233

 

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.

August 10, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=234

 

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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 11-12, 2021** – 10:00 am – 12: 00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=235

 

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

August 14, 2021 – 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=236

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

August 16 – 17, 2021 ** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=237

 

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 people 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.

August 18, 2021– 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=238

 

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

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is designed for Private Sector Local Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 19, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=239

 

It’s Not Grieveable, Now What?
Many grievance representatives say their most difficult task is communicating with members who believe they have a legitimate grievance when a thorough investigation shows otherwise.  While it can be hard to share this news, we must always remember that the grievance process is just one way to address our members’ issues.  In this webinar, you will learn how to explain the results of a grievance investigation, identify available alternatives to solve an issue outside of a grievance, and create a plan to execute your chosen alternative.

This workshop is designed for Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have completed CSEA’s Grievance Representation Workshop.

August 24, 2021- 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=240

 

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.

August 25-26, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=241

 

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.

August 30, 2021- 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=242

 

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertifications
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.

August 31, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=243

** 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  845-231-2060 OR USE THE LINK PROVIDED FOR EACH WEBINAR

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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

July 12 & 19, 2021** –6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=204

 

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

This workshop is for all CSEA Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have taken grievance training and have experience in handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

July 14-15, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=205

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

July 20-21, 2021-6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=206

 

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

July 28-29, 2021** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=208

 

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Representation
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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

July 28-29, 2021- 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=244

 

Duty of Fair Representation
In this brief webinar, you will learn about The Duty of Fair Representation (DFR), the legal obligation of a union to fairly represent all workers in a bargaining unit whether they are members or not. This workshop will explain the CSEA activists’ obligation to fairly represent all members of a bargaining unit. This training is geared specifically for CSEA grievance and discipline representatives but is accessible to all members. Attendance of this workshop does not meet any training requirement for officers, grievance representatives, or discipline representatives.

August 2, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=232

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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

August 4-5, 2021**– 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=233

 

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.

August 10, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=234

 

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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 11-12, 2021** – 10:00 am – 12: 00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=235

 

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

August 14, 2021 – 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=236

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

August 16 – 17, 2021 ** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=237

 

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 people 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.

August 18, 2021– 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=238

 

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

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is designed for Private Sector Local Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 19, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=239

 

It’s Not Grieveable, Now What?
Many grievance representatives say their most difficult task is communicating with members who believe they have a legitimate grievance when a thorough investigation shows otherwise.  While it can be hard to share this news, we must always remember that the grievance process is just one way to address our members’ issues.  In this webinar, you will learn how to explain the results of a grievance investigation, identify available alternatives to solve an issue outside of a grievance, and create a plan to execute your chosen alternative.

This workshop is designed for Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have completed CSEA’s Grievance Representation Workshop.

August 24, 2021- 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=240

 

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.

August 25-26, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=241

 

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.

August 30, 2021- 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=242

 

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertifications
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.

August 31, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=243

** 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 Interrogation Webinar!
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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

July 12 & 19, 2021** –6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=204

 

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

This workshop is for all CSEA Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have taken grievance training and have experience in handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

July 14-15, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=205

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

July 20-21, 2021-6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=206

 

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

July 28-29, 2021** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=208

 

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Representation
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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

July 28-29, 2021- 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=244

Duty of Fair Representation
In this brief webinar, you will learn about The Duty of Fair Representation (DFR), the legal obligation of a union to fairly represent all workers in a bargaining unit whether they are members or not. This workshop will explain the CSEA activists’ obligation to fairly represent all members of a bargaining unit. This training is geared specifically for CSEA grievance and discipline representatives but is accessible to all members. Attendance of this workshop does not meet any training requirement for officers, grievance representatives, or discipline representatives.

August 2, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=232

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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

August 4-5, 2021**– 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=233

 

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.

August 10, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=234

 

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation
Would you like to learn how to build a stronger union? Do you want to know what is required to represent your brothers and sisters effectively? In this 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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 11-12, 2021** – 10:00 am – 12: 00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=235

 

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

August 14, 2021 – 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=236

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

August 16 – 17, 2021 ** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=237

 

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 people 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.

August 18, 2021– 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=238

 

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

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is designed for Private Sector Local Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 19, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=239

 

It’s Not Grieveable, Now What?
Many grievance representatives say their most difficult task is communicating with members who believe they have a legitimate grievance when a thorough investigation shows otherwise.  While it can be hard to share this news, we must always remember that the grievance process is just one way to address our members’ issues.  In this webinar, you will learn how to explain the results of a grievance investigation, identify available alternatives to solve an issue outside of a grievance, and create a plan to execute your chosen alternative.

This workshop is designed for Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have completed CSEA’s Grievance Representation Workshop.

August 24, 2021- 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=240

 

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.

August 25-26, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=241

 

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.

August 30, 2021- 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=242

 

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation 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.

August 31, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=243

** 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
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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

July 12 & 19, 2021** –6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=204

 

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

This workshop is for all CSEA Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have taken grievance training and have experience in handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

July 14-15, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=205

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

July 20-21, 2021-6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=206

 

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

July 28-29, 2021** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=208

 

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Representation
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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

July 28-29, 2021- 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=244

 

Duty of Fair Representation
In this brief webinar, you will learn about The Duty of Fair Representation (DFR), the legal obligation of a union to fairly represent all workers in a bargaining unit whether they are members or not. This workshop will explain the CSEA activists’ obligation to fairly represent all members of a bargaining unit. This training is geared specifically for CSEA grievance and discipline representatives but is accessible to all members. Attendance of this workshop does not meet any training requirement for officers, grievance representatives, or discipline representatives.

August 2, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=232

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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

August 4-5, 2021**– 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=233

 

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.

August 10, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=234

 

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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 11-12, 2021** – 10:00 am – 12: 00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=235

 

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

August 14, 2021 – 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=236

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

August 16 – 17, 2021 ** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=237

 

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 people 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.

August 18, 2021– 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=238

 

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

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is designed for Private Sector Local Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 19, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=239

 

It’s Not Grieveable, Now What?
Many grievance representatives say their most difficult task is communicating with members who believe they have a legitimate grievance when a thorough investigation shows otherwise.  While it can be hard to share this news, we must always remember that the grievance process is just one way to address our members’ issues.  In this webinar, you will learn how to explain the results of a grievance investigation, identify available alternatives to solve an issue outside of a grievance, and create a plan to execute your chosen alternative.

This workshop is designed for Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have completed CSEA’s Grievance Representation Workshop.

August 24, 2021- 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=240

 

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.

August 25-26, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=241

 

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.

August 30, 2021- 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=242

 

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertifications
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.

August 31, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=243

** 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 2 CALL  716-799-8040 OR USE THE LINK PROVIDED FOR EACH WEBINAR

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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

July 12 & 19, 2021** –6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=204

 

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

This workshop is for all CSEA Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have taken grievance training and have experience in handling grievances and other violations in the workplace.

July 14-15, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=205

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

July 20-21, 2021-6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=206

 

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

July 28-29, 2021** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=208

 

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogation Representation
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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

July 28-29, 2021- 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=244

Duty of Fair Representation
In this brief webinar, you will learn about The Duty of Fair Representation (DFR), the legal obligation of a union to fairly represent all workers in a bargaining unit whether they are members or not. This workshop will explain the CSEA activists’ obligation to fairly represent all members of a bargaining unit. This training is geared specifically for CSEA grievance and discipline representatives but is accessible to all members. Attendance of this workshop does not meet any training requirement for officers, grievance representatives, or discipline representatives.

August 2, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=232

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.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

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

August 4-5, 2021**– 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=233

 

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.

August 10, 2021 – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=234

 

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, learn what your rights are in a disciplinary investigation and ensure that those you are representing are being treated fairly.

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is for State Government, Local Government and Private Sector bargaining unit Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 11-12, 2021** – 10:00 am – 12: 00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=235

 

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

August 14, 2021 – 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=236

 

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. After receiving certification for your participation in this workshop, appointments to the steward position are made by your local/unit president.

August 16 – 17, 2021 ** – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=237

 

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 people 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.

August 18, 2021– 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=238

 

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

Completion of this workshop complies with the CSEA Local/Unit Constitutional mandate, Article 5 Section 6. In order to be appointed as a certified Discipline & Interrogation Representative, members are required to be appointed by their Local/Unit Presidents.

This workshop is designed for Private Sector Local Officers and Grievance Representatives who are responsible for representing members in disciplinary issues in the workplace.

August 19, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=239

 

It’s Not Grieveable, Now What?
Many grievance representatives say their most difficult task is communicating with members who believe they have a legitimate grievance when a thorough investigation shows otherwise.  While it can be hard to share this news, we must always remember that the grievance process is just one way to address our members’ issues.  In this webinar, you will learn how to explain the results of a grievance investigation, identify available alternatives to solve an issue outside of a grievance, and create a plan to execute your chosen alternative.

This workshop is designed for Local/Unit Officers or Grievance Representatives who have completed CSEA’s Grievance Representation Workshop.

August 24, 2021- 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=240

 

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.

August 25-26, 2021**- 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=241

 

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.

August 30, 2021- 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=242

 

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertifications
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.

August 31, 2021 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

To Register: https://memberlink.cseany.org/Event.axd?e=243

** must attend both nights

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