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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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Mental health worker helps save patient’s life

Hutchings Psych worker helps save patient’s life

 
SYRACUSE — Melinda Bowens, a mental health therapy aide at Hutchings Psychiatric Center who was hired in March 2021, has already started making a difference at her workplace, recently saving a patient’s life.
 

Click here to read the full story!

Herkimer 911 dispatchers fight for pay fairness

HERKIMER — CSEA members employed as 911 dispatchers in Herkimer County often make split-second decisions on how to respond to an emergency, often while understaffed.

Yet, the dispatchers have been among the lowest paid in the surrounding area, despite covering such a geographically large county — and half of a neighboring one.

Thanks to action taken through our union, 911 dispatchers now have taken a major step toward improving their pay.

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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 

Grievance Representation which is being held on October 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 40.

Grievance Representation Recertification which is being held on October 19, 2021 at 12: 00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 40.

Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertification which is being held on October 19, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 40.

Steward which is being held on October 20-21, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 50.

Grievance Representation which is being held on October 20-21, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 40.

State Government Grievance Representation which is being held on October 20-21, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 50.

It’s Not Grieveable, Now What? which is being held on October 25, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 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 October 25-26, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 50.

State Government: Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations which is being held on October 26-27, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 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 October 27-28, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 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 Recertification which is being held on October 28, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 50. 

Grievance Representation Recertification which is being held on October 28, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 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 which is being held on October 30, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. -2:30 p.m. Please note that due to the limited space available, the number of participants should not exceed 40.

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