• Howard Baul:  CSEA Labor Relations Specialist (LRS)
  • Pat Carroll:  Security, County Office Building
  • Chris Gillespie:  Unit Vice-President, Buildings and Grounds Division
  • Kathleen Harrison:  Shop Steward, DSS
  • Janet Knott:  Unit President,  Mental Health/Health
  • Tom Stange:  UCCC

11/02/17  The CSEA negotiations team met with the County.  We presented arguments/justifications for half of our proposals.We ran out of time to get through all of them, but are scheduled to meet again on Monday 11/13/17. There is a lot of work to be done as we remain in the early phases of negotiations.
The team and I continue to work hard on your behalf.

10/10/17 The CSEA negotiations team met with the County. We exchanged proposals, but there is nothing further to report. Our next negotiation is set for Thursday, 11/2/17. Please contact anyone on the negotiations team if you have any questions.

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8/1/17 The contract negotiations team met with the County.  The County was not prepared to exchange contract proposals, but ground rules were discussed, and dates for upcoming negotiations have been scheduled. Our next meeting is September 18, 2017, at which time we expect to exchange proposals with the County. We will be updating the website and facebook page with any contract news at that time."  

      Janet Knott

         CSEA Unit President

Janet Knott

CSEA Unit President

To view the MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BY and BETWEEN THE COUNTY OF ULSTER And CIVIL SERVICE EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION, Inc. LOCAL 1000, AFSCME, AFL-CIO For THE ULSTER COUNTY UNIT #8950 (September 2014) - Click the "View Memorandum " radio button. As is the case with the "View Contract" icon, the website will download a copy of the PDF file on certain smartphones, but will display if using a web browser on your computer 

CSEA Unit 8950, Kingston, NY 12401

9/14/17 The County of Ulster notified us on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, that they are still not prepared to exchange proposals. That said, our negotiation meeting scheduled for Monday, September 18th, 2017 - has been cancelled.

Our next meeting will be on October 10th, 2017.

 Janet Knott
CSEA Unit President

Janet Knott

CSEA Unit President

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