Scope and Contents
This series contains both the official CSEA newspaper for its members and smaller newsletters which focus upon a specific segment of membership. The official newspaper chronicles CSEA activities such as scholarship funds, solidarity marches, and the individual achievements of members. Originally entitled The Civil Service Leader the name was changed to The Public Sector in 1978 and to The Work Force 20 years later. The early editions of the newspaper focused primarily on the maintenance of wages and benefits. They also listed numerous job vacancies throughout New York State and the nation.
The collection includes paper, microfilm, and PDF file versions of the official newspaper. Note that there are only a few years for which copies of the publications are available in all three formats. The State Employee is only available in digital format. The Civil Service Leader is available in paper, microfilm, and digital formats. The Public Sector and The Work Force are available in both paper and digital formats.
The smaller newsletters in this series focus upon such topics as retiree news, women, and safety and health.
In addition, the series also includes a small run of AFSCME's, the parent union's, official publication Public Employee.
This lists only items that are available online. To see all materials, visit CSEA Publications Collection Page.