CSEA Local 403
Buffalo Psychiatric Center
400 Forest Ave. Buffalo, NY 14213
(716) 816-2433

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What is CSEA Local 403?

We organize and represent workers to ensure our voice is heard, our place at the table is kept and the American dream is ours in the 21st century.

As a labor union, we hold these values as our working principles:

  • Honesty: We are honest with ourselves and each other.
  • Inclusiveness: Every group, every idea is welcomed.
  • Full Participation: We encourage and expect full participation in all union matters.
  • Respect: We respect each other and honor our differences.
  • Diversity: We celebrate our diversity and use it to strengthen us.
  • Open Communications: We listen and provide for open communication across all parts of our union and in all directions.
  • Accountability: We are accountable for our actions and decisions.
  • Fiscal Responsibility: We conduct our business in a fiscally sound manner.

As a labor union, we are committed to union democracy
and we follow these values with integrity

New York State
Department Of Civil Service
Attendance And Leave Manual

The following material describes the new or revised attendance and leave provisions contained in the 2016-2021 Agreements between the State of New York and CSEA for employees in the Administrative Services Unit (ASU), Institutional Services Unit (ISU), Operational Services Unit (OSU), and the Division of Military and Naval Affairs (DMNA).

Finalizing Contract Language


Direct Support Professionals Letter

NYS/CSEA Contract FAQ: Retroactive Payments and Tax Effects

Supplemental Wage Payments (Longevity)

Need your CSEA ID# for elections?

Buy American Means More Good Jobs For New Yorkers

CSEA Membership Dues/Agency Shop Fees Effective January 1, 2017

CSEA is seeking entries for the Nadra Floyd Award and the Membership Achievement Award – Learn more here.

Important Links

These links provide updates for members to help stand in solidarity with
other union brothers and sisters:


Skills for Success Catalog – unions.org – huffingtonpost.com – thehill.com – blog.aflcio.org
 addictinginfo.org – washingtonpost.com – wnylabortoday.com
bloomberg.com – moveon.org – wnylabortoday.com – laborlour.com

Prescription Drug Co-Pay Reimbursement Claim Form
TA Notice of Discipline Grievance Form

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