CSEA UNIT #8950 - 2020 CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE 

  • 1.HOWARD BAUL, LRS*
  • 2.JANET KNOTT, CHAIR*, HEALTH AND MENTAL HEALTH
  • 3.RANDY BOUGHTON, COMPTROLLER
  • 4.TINA BUONO, DSS
  • 5.CHRIS GILESPIE, BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
  • 6.TOM STANGE, UCCC
  • 7.PAT CARROLL, SECURITY
  • 8.KATHLEEN HARRISON, DSS
  • 9.TOM KELLNER, MENTAL HEALTH
  • 10.MIKE PARR, DPW

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.

Negotiations Committee

3/28/20 - The negotiations session scheduled for Friday, 4/3/20 has been canceled due to the current COVID 19. Our next session is scheduled for 4/23/20. Stayed tuned for potential changes. And to those county employees who are deemed essential and continuing to work, CSEA Unit 8950, extends it extreme appreciation. Stay safe!!

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CONTRACT

Wednesday, March 11th. 2020 -  The Negotiations Committee met with the County today for the second time.  We delved deeper into all of the proposals on both sides.  We continue to negotiate in good faith. Our next negotiation session will take place on Friday 4/3/20.  Janet Knott, President 8950

Negotiations Committee

2019 Contract Update Posts (Scroll down for the most recent entry)

12/14/19 - No updates available at this time 

5/15/2019 - The Negotiations Committee continues to meet in preparation for full negotiations with the county. Our next committee meeting is Thursday, May 23rd, 2019.

INFORMATION

CSEA Unit 8950, Kingston, NY 12401

Phone: 845-706-9620 

Negotiations Committee Update

4/29/19 - Negotiations had to be cancelled for that day. The next date for negotiations to be announced.

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020 - The County has agreed to meet for our first negotiation session, on Friday, February 21st, 2020 at 10am. Please stay posted here for further updates.

Friday, February 21st,2020 - The negotiations committee met with the County today, for our first session. The County and CSEA exchanged and discussed all proposals. Our next session is Wednesday, March 11, 2020.   

4/18/19. The Negotiations Committee met again on Monday, April 15th, 2019. We have completed a review of all the surveys that were submitted. Thanks to those members who took time out to provide us with input for our negotiations. We have begun to develop the content and language for the proposals that have merit. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me directly via the President's email or cell phone. The committee will meet again on Monday, April 29th, 2019.

4/9/19  The 2019 negotiation committee met on 4/2/19 to begin the process of reviewing the surveys that were submitted.  We will meet again on 4/16/19 to continue the process of evaluating and prioritizing potential contract proposals. We plan to be ready to sit down with the County well prior to the end of 2019, when our current agreement terms.  Please see the list of those members who currently serve on the negotiations committee. 

Janet Knott