Space is running out so reserve your spot soon, for the presentation by the New York State Retirement System on Thursday, March 26th, 2020. The Dinner and seminar will be held at Tioga Downs Event Center, 2nd Floor, Tioga South, in Nichols, NY at 6:00 p.m., doors will open at 5:00 p.m. This meeting/presentation is a joint collaboration with CSEA Local 002 (Southern Tier State Employees). Vendors have been invited to attend and will be available from 5:00 – 6:00. Secure your reservation today, as seating is limited. We will keep a “wait list” once reservations are full, so please include a cell phone number to reach you. All reservations must be received by Thursday March 19th, as our numbers will have to be called in to Tioga Downs on Friday the 20th. NO Exceptions, so please mail your reservation and $10 deposit right away. Reservations can be mailed to Sheila Sears, for all questions contact Rosanne Wicks at rosanne@csealocal334.com.

A reminder to submit your EBF reimbursement form once you have reached a combined co-pay amount of $325 for physician visit and prescription co-pays OR on/after December 31st each year. Applications are accepted for 2019 reimbursement through March 31st, 2020. See the attached guidelines and pay particular attention to what proof of co-pays are accepted, i.e., Explanation of Benefits (EOB) for Physician co-pays and pharmacy printouts for Prescription co-pays. 1237838920


Statewide Deadline April 15th

It is with great pleasure CSEA announces the 2020 Irving Flaumenbaum Memorial Scholarship Program. High school seniors who apply for the Flaumenbaum Scholarship are automatically in the running for the Pearl Insurance and MetLife Insurance Company Scholarships. In total $23,000 is available to CSEA members’ children. High School Seniors are eligible to apply.

Irving Flaumenbaum Award will provide eighteen $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors, three in each region.

The Pearl Insurance and MetLife Insurance Company Scholarships will provide two awards of $2,500 each.

Region 5 Deadline April 1st

Do you have a graduating high school senior going to college? Are you looking for help paying for it? Your union has a scholarship opportunity for YOU!

CSEA Central Region 5 is proud to announce the application period for our annual CSEA Region 5 College Scholarship. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors, who will be continuing their education at an accredited college/trade school, and are the child/legal dependent or grandchild of a CSEA member in good standing or a CSEA Region 5 Staff member.

Applications are now available at www.cseany.org/r5/

The application deadline is April 1, 2020. A minimum of 4 winners will be selected in April. Get your application in today!

Local 334 Deadline April 30th

It is with great pleasure CSEA Judiciary Local 334 announces the 2020 Lt. Michael D. Carraway Memorial Scholarship Program. Graduating seniors who are a child or legal dependent of a court employee represented by CSEA Judiciary Local 334 and will be attending an accredited institution of higher education are eligible to apply.

*These scholarships are another member-only benefit of belonging to New York’s Leading Union.*


We look forward to seeing all of you who RSVP’d for the Comets vs Crunch Hockey game tomorrow evening at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Don’t forget your yellow wristband that came with your ticket, without the wristband you will not have access to the stage seating area. See you all there!


Alexandria Bay Boat Tour – June 13th 2020

Water Safari – July 18th 2020

Syracuse Mets Baseball – August 8th 2020