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Central Region 5

Thanks for visiting our Region web page! CSEA’s Central Region is our union’s largest geographical Region, advocating on behalf of about 45,000 active and retired workers in 20 Counties throughout Northern NY, Central NY, the Finger Lakes, the Mohawk Valley and the Southern Tier.
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Join Region 5's Polar Plunge team!

Help us raise money for Special Olympics!

We want the President’s Polar Cap Award back where it belongs in Region 5 and WE NEED YOUR HELP!
 
Please consider joining our TEAM to take the plunge, or at least help by raising money to sponsor our plungers! You can visit our TEAM page by visiting: http://events.nyso.org/goto/CSEARegion5PolarPeepsthat’s where you can sign up online to re-join our team, set your own individual goal and donation page, and send e-mails to family, friends, and fellow union members to have them support your plunge!
 
 

Oswego County non-member outreach program successful

MEXICO — When analyzing the list, it was found that most of the non-members were hired within the last two years, largely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“They didn’t even go to an orientation,” Williams said. “Their paperwork was done through inter-office mail or when they started, they were working remotely.”

Click below to read more about how Oswego County Unit officers signed up non-member in their bargaining unit. 

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Update your workplace bulletin board!

Bulletin boards at your workplace can be a great source of information for members. Here are some helpful pages to post on yours!

Download the full packet here!

For more information to post on your workplace bulletin board, contact communications specialist Nick Newcomb at nicholas.newcomb@cseainc.org

TRAINING, WEBINARS & SKILLS FOR SUCCESS

Upcoming CSEA Education and Training Webinars 

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations which is being held on Wednesday, Dec. 1 and Thursday, Dec. 2 , 2021, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 50.

How to Conduct a New Member Orientation which is being held on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, from 6 – 8 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 100. 

Steward which is being held on Monday, Dec. 6 and Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 50. 

An Overview of the Family Medical Leave Act which is being held on Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 50.

Grievance Representation (Local Government and Private Sector) which is being held on Monday, Dec. 6 and Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, from 6 – 8 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 40. 

All About Our Union: A CSEA Member Orientation Workshop which is being held on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, from 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 100. 

Grievance Representation Recertification (please verify that member has previous training, UW those not recognize these parameters) which is being held on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 50.  

The 7 Test of Just Cause which is being held on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.  Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 100. 

State Government Grievance Representation which is being held on Wednesday, Dec. 8 and Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, from 6 – 8 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 50.

Labor History which is being held on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 100. 

 Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertification (please verify that member has previous training, UW those not allow these parameters) which is being held on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 50. 

Steward which is being held on Monday, Dec. 13 and Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, from 6 – 8 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 50. 

Leading Effective Union Meetings Virtually and In Person which is being held on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 100. 

Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network which is being held on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, from 12:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 50. 

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations (Local Government) which is being held on Wednesday, Dec. 15 and Thursday, Dec. 16 16, 2021, from 6 – 8 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 40. 

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*If you have any trouble signing up online, call the Region 5 Office at 315-728-3360*
 
 


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