CSEA Unit 8950, Kingston,

NY 12401

Phone: 845-334-5038

2021 Contract Update Posts (Scroll down for the most recent entry)

Joseph Kirk Jones

CSEA Unit President

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Joseph Kirk Jones

CSEA Unit President

4/30/21 - CSEA Unit 8950 has received the date of May 3rd from the County to return to the table for contract negotiations. 

Thursday, May 27th -  We are pleased to announce that we have a signed Memorandum of Agreement with the County.  Informational meetings will be held June 21, 22, and 23 at the former Best Buy located at the Hudson Valley Mall.  Meeting times will be at 4pm and 6pm each night. 
A zoom meeting will also be scheduled for June 24 at 6pm.  You can email president@cseaunit8950.com to request the link.  Please include your full name and work location in your email. 

A ratification vote will be held June 28, 2021 from 6am-8pm at our Local’s office located on 200 Stockade Drive in Kingston.  If you would like a copy of the MOA prior to the meetings, please reach out to your shop stewards or one of the negotiation committee members.  

You will be required to wear a mask (regardless of vaccination status) at the in person meetings and the ratification vote.  Social distancing guidelines will be followed. 

INFORMATION


          CSEA UNIT #8950 - 2021 CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS COMMITTEE 

  • 1.HOWARD BAUL, LRS*
  • 2.Kirk Jones, CHAIR*, Information Services
  • 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

Wednesday, May 19th - 


Unit 8950’s negotiation team and the County have reached an agreement.  It will take a couple weeks to get the Memorandum of Agreement prepared. Once this is completed, we will schedule several informational meetings in June to discuss with all members.

3/19/21 - CSEA Unit 8950 has requested dates from the County in order to get back to the table for contract negotiations. 

Monday - May 3, 2021 - The negotiation committee met with the county today and positive progress was made.  While we didn’t reach a final agreement, we believe we are on the path toward that goal.   Our next meeting will be held: Wednesday May 19th.

A printed copy is also available at the Union Office upon request from your Local or Unit representative.

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CONTRACT

Wed, Jun 30, 2021 at 9:20 AM - Contract was ratified by an overwhelming margin in excess of 24 to 1.


Next step: The MOA is scheduled to go before the legislature July 20th for ratification.
We will keep you posted.

Joseph Kirk Jones

CSEA Unit President

5-year contract for Ulster County's CSEA employees OK'd by Legislature

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Please, click here to be directed to the Daily Freeman page for more information

Wednesday, May 19th - Unit 8950’s negotiation team and the County have reached an agreement.  It will take a couple weeks to get the Memorandum of Agreement prepared. Once this is completed, we will schedule several informational meetings in June to discuss with all members.

Joseph Kirk Jones

CSEA Unit President