9/13/19 - The Negotiations Committee met on Thursday, May 23,2019 and again on Thursday September 12th, 2019. The Committee reviewed the final draft of proposals that we intend to bring forward to the County. We will be notifying the County that Unit 8950 is ready to negotiate. I will continue to keep everyone posted. Please feel free to contact myself or anyone on the committee if you have any questions.


The location is the NYSUT  building - Home of CSEA Local 856 and CSEA Unit 8950. The building is located at:

200 Stockade Drive

(2nd Floor office in Building 200)

Kingston, NY 12401

(It is behind the Merrill Lynch building)

Check with your Representative or Shop Steward for more information

Click here to visit our Facebook Page

10/16/2019 - Mike Kavanagh, who we endorsed for D.A., stopped by to say thank you and had taken a picture with some of us during a phone banking session.

Janet Knott

CSEA Unit President

Members - Our contract is due to expire this MONTH - December 31st, 2019, please contact your shop steward with any questions regarding this and how it may affect you.

The 2017-2019 County of Ulster contract is available online

CSEA's Mission Statement

As working men and women - every one and everywhere - we are our greatest resource. We organize and represent workers to ensure our voice is heard, our place at the table is kept and the American dream is ours in the 21st Century. As a labor union, we hold these values as our working principles:


We are honest with ourselves and each other.


Every group, every idea is welcome.

Full Participation

We encourage and expect full participation in all union matters.


We respect each other and honor our differences.


We celebrate our diversity and use it to strengthen us.

Open Communications

We listen and provide for open communication across all parts of our union and in all directions.


We are accountable for our actions and decisions.

Fiscal Responsibility

We conduct our business in a fiscally sound manner.

As a labor union, we are committed to union democracy and we follow these values with integrity.                 

In addition to Pat Ryan, March Gallagher and Michael Kavanagh, CSEA Region 3 has endorsed the following candidates for the office of Ulster County Legislator:

Brian Cahill / Betty Diorio / Russell Gilmore / Manna Jo Greene  / Ronald Lapp / Kathy Nolan / Mici Polizzi Simonofsky / Brian Woltman / Abe Uchitelle

For Additional Information:

Call us- (845) 706-9620.  Or email: president@cseaunit8950.com

Open by Appointment:  Monday thru Friday 08:00.am. til 4:00p.m.

Ulster County Works, because we do.

CSEA Unit 8950, Kingston, NY 12401

Phone: 845-706-9620 

CSEA Region 3 Political Endorsements for Ulster County

Negotiations Committee Update

12/2/19 - No updates available at this time - please check later

Hard copy printouts are also available - please contact your Union Representative or Shop Steward for one. To view the contract online - Read on.........

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CSEA Unit 8950 - Is also on Facebook 

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