Sunday, April 17, 2016

CSEA Statewide Conference on Occupational Safety & Health

Lake Placid, NY—Several hundred CSEA leaders and occupational safety and health activists attended the union’s Statewide Conference on Occupational Safety and Health in Lake Placid, NY from April 15 – 17. The theme “Never Quit” prevailed throughout the conference which featured numerous safety and health training programs. The weekend was highlighted by several events, including:
Judy Johnson, Debbie Ake & Tom Pollizi
Photos by Bess Watts

a rousing welcome by President Danny Donohue: “I hope that you feel inspired and ready to bring home new practices and new awareness to better tackle the health and safety issues in your worksite".

A Sunday morning plenary program highlighted member engagement and the value of our Union in guaranteeing a safe, fair and just working environment.

Sunday morning closing session 
Attendees remembered fallen workers at a Workers Memorial Day ceremony, particularly 6 CSEA members who have passed away on the job over the past two years.

     Several local businesses displayed their support for CSEA in their windows. CSEA supports the local economy with conferences like this...good for workers and the community at large. 

CSEA Canary with members from CSEA Local 828

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Hillary Rally at MCC

Photo by Bess Watts
On April 8th Hillary Clinton made a stop at Monroe Community College where CSEA showed up in force to stand in support!  A great rally and a great day.   Pictured above is Ove Overmyer, MCC Unit President Thomas Pollizi, Tim Finnigan and Debbie Ake.
Photo by Bess Watts
Members stood behind Secretary Clinton while she spoke in support of education, unions and jobs!
Photo by Ove Overmyer