State Operations

State Employee1
Reporting to the CSEA Legal Department, State Operations negotiates and administers the collective bargaining agreements for the State Executive Branch (ASU, ISU, OSU, DMNA), the Unified Court System and the NYS Canal Corporation.

Contract administration includes responsibility for statewide labor/management meetings, trouble-shooting with agencies on a variety of topics, and processing contract, non-contract, and time and attendance disciplinary grievances at the statewide level.

State Employee2Additionally, State Operations handles improper practice charges with PERB or agency-wide issues, oversees the Joint Committee on Education and Training (The Partnership), Work Life Services (EAP and Family Benefits), Career Mobility Office, Safety and Health (along with CSEA’s OSH Department), Workers’ Compensation, Article 46 Committee and Temporary/ Seasonal Employees.

If you have a question regarding your contract or a work related issue, please contact your local representatives as your first resort.  If you are unable to contact your local representatives, please contact the Contract Administration Department.

New! Any member contacted for any reason by the newly formed Justice Center should immediately notify their local president. CSEA and your local are committed to protecting your employment rights. If you are unable to contact your local reps, please contact your CSEA Region Office or the CSEA Department of State Ops.

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