Finger Lakes — From June 19-22, the CSEA Never Quit Team visited union members who work and live in the counties of Ontario, Yates and Wayne. Volunteers reached quotas after 54 hours, finishing 1,127 literature drops, making 369 door knocks, having more than 210 unique individual one-on-one conversations about never quitting the union and gathered more than 138 newly signed Never Quit Pledge Cards.

Video by Ove Overmyer, CSEA ©2018

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Ove Overmyer

Ove Overmyer is an award winning photojournalist and writer who has promoted the virtue of working people and the value of public service throughout his career. His work has been published by many well-respected international media outlets, including PBS Moyers & Co., Steward Update UCS Worker Institute Cornell ILR, CBS News, The Weather Channel, SCI-FY Channel, Associated Press and LOGO-TV. Before joining the CSEA Communications Department staff in 2015, Overmyer was a CSEA member employed by the City of Rochester and an officer of the union for more than 18 years. He covers a 14 county area of Western New York and lives in Rochester, NY.

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