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.
Central Region activist honored for tireless work, awesome responsibility
Brown honored for tireless work, awesome responsibility
HOLLAND PATENT — Oneida County Educational Employees Local President John Brown has personified our union’s spirit with his selfless dedication to CSEA for nearly two decades.
It’s his devotion to being a union leader that led him to be honored with the 2022 Danny Donohue Leadership Award for the Local Government Division. Brown received the award at the 112th Annual Delegates Meeting in October.
APPLY: 2023 Central Region 5 Scholarship
East Syracuse — CSEA offers members many opportunities for assistance in paying for college with union scholarships at the national, statewide, regional, and local levels.
The Central Region application deadline is APRIL 15, 2023.
Eligible high school seniors whose parents, legal guardians, or grandparents are Region 5 CSEA members in good-standing can apply. A minimum of 4 applicants will be chosen.
Click here to download the application form
Click here to download a poster to promote the scholarship to members
Binghamton St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Come join CSEA Southern Tier State Employees Local 002 & Broome DDSO Local 449! Food and drinks before we march!
Date: Saturday, March 4
Meeting Place: NYSEG Stadium Parking Lot
Time: 11 a.m.
Please RSVP by Feb. 24
Andy Maroney: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathy Murphy: email@example.com
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!
Region 5 Bulletin Board and Member Benefits Kit
For more information to post on your workplace bulletin board, contact communications specialist Nick Newcomb at firstname.lastname@example.org
TRAININGS, WEBINARS & SKILLS FOR SUCCESS
Upcoming CSEA Education and Training Webinars and Workshops
State Government Grievance Representation: Tuesday, Feb. 21 AND Wednesday, Feb. 22 from Noon to 2 p.m. (must complete both sessions)
Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers: Wednesday, Feb. 22 AND Thursday, Feb. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. (must complete both sessions)
Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations: Wednesday, Feb. 22 AND Thursday, Feb. 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. (must complete both sessions)
Steward: Monday, Feb. 27 AND Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. (must complete both sessions)
Sexual Harassment … What Union Officers and Activists Should Know: Tuesday, Feb. 28 from Noon to 2 p.m.
Advanced Steward: Building an Activist Network: Wednesday, March 1 from 10 a.m. to Noon
Advanced Grievance: Introduction to Contract Interpretation: Tuesday, March 2 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Labor History: Tuesday, March 7 from 10 a.m. to Noon
Grievance Representation Recertification: Wednesday, March 8 from Noon to 2 p.m.
Grievance Representation: Wednesday, March 8 AND Thursday, March 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. (must complete both sessions)
Advanced Grievance: Power in Numbers: Monday, March 13 AND Tuesday, March 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. (must complete both sessions)
Weingarten Rights: What you need to know webinar: Tuesday, March 14 from 1 to 2 p.m.
It’s Not Grieveable, Now What?: Wednesday, March 15 from 11 a.m. to Noon
Representing Members in Discipline and Interrogations Recertification: Thursday, March 16 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Labor History: Monday, March 20 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Steward: Tuesday, March 21 AND Wednesday, March 22 from 10 a.m. to Noon
Overview of FMLA: Tuesday, March 21 from 6 to 8 p.m.
The 7 tests of just cause: Wednesday, March 22 from 5 to 6 p.m.
Conducting Successful Meetings: Tuesday, March 28 from Noon to 2 p.m.
How to conduct new member orientation: Wednesday, March 29 from Noon to 2 p.m.
State Government Grievance Representation: Wednesday, March 29 AND Thursday, March 29 from 6 to 8 p.m.
These workshops have been created in Unionware and are open to Regions 1-6, and it is requested that All the Regions Offices handle pre-registration.