JURY DUTY – RETURN TO WORK
CSEA members that report for Jury Duty have the option to return to work after fulfilling their duties as a juror for the day. There should be no charges to a member’s accruals if they choose not to return to work on a jury duty day.
LONGEVITY PAYMENTS; PROMOTING
There have been numerous questions regarding the Longevity Payments that will begin in April of 2016. Longevity Payments are based on years past Maximum on the salary schedules. Under our current contract, if you have completed four years past Max as of April 1st of 2016, you will be entitled to a Longevity Payment of $2,250 each year. If you have completed eight years past Max as of April 1st of 2016, you will be entitled to a Longevity Payment of $4,600 each year. If you have completed 13 years past Max as of April 1st, 2016, you will be entitled to a Longevity Payment of $6,900 each year. Other requirements to receiving a Longevity Payment are: having worked 120 workdays within the fiscal year and receiving a performance rating higher than unsatisfactory. Longevity Payments are not added to base pay but are pensionable. Longevity payments are pro-rated for employees working less than full time.
Regarding promotions and Longevity Payments, if you are at or above Max in your present position and promote and remain at or above Max in the new position, you are entitled to take your years of service credit for Longevity Payment purposes with you to the new promotional position.
DISCOUNTED TICKETS TO “THE PRODUCERS” – BINGHAMTON
CSEA Local 002 has arranged for (and extended the offer to our Local members) discounted tickets to Tony Award winning musical “The Producers” at the Forum Theatre in Binghamton on November 17th at 7:30 p.m. Reservations must be made by November 13th by calling Tammy at 607-251-2778. Click the link below for further details.
DISCOUNTED TICKETS TO DISNEY PRODUCTIONS – SYRACUSE
Discounted tickets are available to our members for two upcoming Disney productions at the OnCenter Crouse Hinds Theater in Syracuse. Feld Entertainment will produce Disney Live, “Three Classic Fairy Tales” on Sunday, November 15th. Feld Entertainment will also produce Disney on Ice, “Dare To Dream” from December 30th through January 3rd. See the link below for further details. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 866-248-8740, choose Option 3, or e-mail Taveun Ferguson at TFerguson@feldinc.com.
DO YOU KNOW YOUR CSEA ID NUMBER?
Every CSEA Membership Number begins with “123.” If you do not know your membership number, you may obtain it through the CSEA web site, www.cseany.org, by clicking on “Look up your CSEA ID” at the top of the home page. Beginning next month, we will randomly insert a member’s ID number somewhere within the text of a Receiver Notice. If you see your member ID number, contact me within 48 hours and you will receive a check for $20!