If you are interested in becoming more active in the union, you may want to take advantage of the trainings listed below.  

CSEA Local 815 will reimburse members for half the cost of New York Safety Driver Improvement Classes.  Check out our member benefits page for more information.


On Saturday, November 12, more than 100 people attended the 16th Annual CSEA Western Region Veterans Day Ceremony held at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park. The event was sponsored by the Western Region Veterans Committee.  Please check out the video below.

Statement of CSEA President Danny Donohue on U.S. Supreme Court split decision on Friedrichs case.


CSEA Local 815 is pleased to announce the three winners of the Joyce M. Bauth, 
Victor E. Marr & Mike Bogulski Memorial Scholarships for the 20015-2016 school year. 
Three $1,000 scholarships were awarded to:

  • Jacob Jurewicz, whose father, Jeffrey Jurewicz, works as a Senior Public Health Sanitarian for the Erie County Health Dept. Jacob will be attending Capital University majoring in Music Technology.
  • Megan Bollman, whose father, Thomas Bollman works as a Corrections Officer for the E.C. Sheriff’s Dept. Megan will be attending Washington & Jefferson College majoring in business, with a minor in sociology and an emphasis in Pre-Law.

  • Kelechi Chillis-Ihenko, whose mother, Eleanore Chillis works as a clerk-typist in the Erie County Juvenile Probation Dept. Kelechi will be attending the University at Buffalo studying marketing and business for the music industry.

Denis Szymura, Local 815 President and Bob Pyjas, Scholarship Committee chairman, presented the awards at a luncheon on July 27, 2016.

Applications for the 2016-2017 scholarship will be available after April 1, 2017 at the Local 815 union hall, by calling 896-1640 or clicking on the benefits tab on our website at www.csea815.com. 

 Pictured left to right: Bob Pyjas, Michele Weaver, Kelechi Chillis-Ihenko, Judi Knight, Steve Szymura, Jacob Jurewicz, and Megan Bollman (pictured separately)
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