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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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Region 5: Vote Mannion for US Congress

CSEA VOTES: Mannion stands strong with labor

SYRACUSE — CSEA has endorsed State Sen. John Mannion in the June 25 Democratic primary for the U.S. House of Representatives’ New York 22nd Congressional District, which includes Syracuse, Utica and Auburn.

As a state senator, Mannion has fought for the creation of good-paying union jobs and funding for education, health care and other vital services. He has also advocated for recruitment and retention of public employees.

Vote early (June 15-23) or on Election Day (June 25). For more information, or to get involved in the campaign, visit

Click here to read the full story!

2024 Region 5 Golf Tournament

When: Friday, Sept. 20 – shotgun @ 9:30 a.m.

Where: Camillus Country Club

Why: To raise money for our annual Region 5 Scholarship

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Join our Union for CSEA Day at Water Safari Enchanted Forest in Old Forge 

One Day Only! Saturday, August 24 

Region 5 Members and Guests (age 8+) pay $57.99  —  Children (ages 3-7) pay $36; ages 2 and under are free 

All payments must be received by August 3 – NO EXCEPTIONS

Reservations are non-refundable 

Questions? Email or 

Your tickets will be available at the CSEA Judiciary tent near the main entrance between 8:45 and 9:45 a.m. on the morning of the event. 

Download the reservation form here!

CSEA Region 5 Cornhole Tournament

Proceeds to benefit Special Olympics NY. July 20th at Touch of Texas in Binghamton. Doors open @ noon; bags fly @ 1 p.m. OPEN TO MEMBERS AND THE PUBLIC. $40 per team pre-registration, $60 per team day of, $10 general admission. To register, contact Andy Maroney @ 607-427-1828 or email For donations contact Jenna Layton ( or Erine Weiskopff ( 

Rome Honor America Days Parade

Join your union as we march in solidarity to celebrate America on Saturday, July 27, in Rome (NY). Lineup starts at 9:30 a.m. — specific location will be announced closer to event. All are welcome. Wear your union gear! Contact Dustin Young for any questions

Region 5 Officer Resources

Bulletin boards at your workplace can be a great source of information for members. Here are some helpful pages to post on yours! Also, please review our Facebook Guide and other helpful links.

Region 5 Facebook Guide

Region 5 Bulletin Board and Member Benefits Kit

Digital Bulletin Board Video (play at meetings or on your union TVs)

For more information to post on your workplace bulletin board, contact communications specialist Nick Newcomb at

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Calendar of Events

7/20 … Region 5 Cornhole Tournament – Touch of Texas, Binghamton

7/27 … Honor America Day Parade – Rome, NY 

8/6 … State Fair Booth Volunteers Meeting – Ryder Park, DeWitt

8/21 – 9/2 … CSEA Booth at the New York State Fair

8/24 … CSEA Day at Water Safari

9/2 … Labor Day Parade at the NYS Fairgrounds

9/13 – 9/15 … Region 5 Fall Conference, Best Western, Oswego

9/20 … Region 5 Golf Tournament, Camillus Country Club

10/7 – 10/11 … CSEA 114th Annual Delegates Meeting – New York, NY

11/2 … Binghamton Polar Plunge – Chenango Valley State Park

11/9 … Veterans Parade – New York State Fairgrounds

11/29 – 11/30 … Region 5 Executive Board Meeting – TBD

12/8 … Oneida Shores Polar Plunge – Oneida Shores, Brewerton


3/21 – 3/23 … Region 5 Spring Conference, Raddison Hotel Corning


Upcoming CSEA Education and Online Trainings


The 7 tests of just cause: Tuesday, June 25 from 6 to 7 p.m.

Labor/Management Committee Training: Wednesday, June 26 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Grievance Representation Recertification: Thursday, June 27 from 6 to 8 p.m.


Contract Negotiation Strategies – Maximizing our Leverage: Wednesday, July 10 AND Thursday, July 11 from 6 to 8 p.m.

July is virtual discipline recertification month! To help ensure that officers and reps meet their constitutional discipline training requirements, we are offering virtual discipline recertifications (Local Gov and State Gov) and Private Sector discipline workshops repeatedly throughout the month.

Sign up here for CSEA’s biweekly education & training newsletter to stay on top of upcoming workshops and learn a little labor history along the way!


These workshops have been created in Unionware and are open to members in regions 1-6.

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

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Syracuse: 6595 Kirkville Rd. East Syracuse NY 13057 • Canton: 7 Commerce Lane, Canton NY, 13617 • Binghamton: 71 State Street (1st Floor) Binghamton, NY 13901

Phone SYR: (800) 559-7975 -- CANTON: (315) 386-8131 -- BING: (607) 772-8017

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