Civil Service Employees Association en Union activists protest governor's budget plan <p></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 10:19:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 51234 at Union activists protest governor's budget plan Ad war starts over Cuomo's tax free zone plan <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been traveling the state, promoting his plan to create tax free business zones at college campuses. He’s also running ads, paid for by the New York State Democratic Party. Now, one of the state’s largest unions is countering that effort with its own message.<br><br>Cuomo has gathered local government leaders and business groups to the Capitol to demonstrate support for his idea to create the tax free zones at public colleges, some private universities and some state-owned properties. Fri, 31 May 2013 12:49:05 +0000 Karen DeWitt 38749 at Privatizing aged care is controversial, as counties feel the financial pinch <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The Civil Service Employees Association, or <a href="">CSEA,</a> is currently involved in several law suits across New York state with counties, including Onondaga County, that are trying to get out of the business of running nursing homes. Now Ontario County may now face legal action from the union over its decision to put its county-run <a href=";ID=335564&amp;loc=14424&amp;lat=42.8343683&amp;lng=-77.3094674&amp;AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1">nursing home</a> on the market. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:02:46 +0000 Kate O'Connell 36714 at Onondaga County plans to privatize nursing home <p>On October 9, the Onondaga County Legislature will vote on its 2013 budget. The budget totals $1.24 billion, approximately two million dollars larger than last year. The controversy that surfaced at the budget’s public hearing Thursday evening was about ownership changes for Van Duyn Home and Hospital, the county’s nursing home. Fri, 05 Oct 2012 20:10:53 +0000 Olivia Fecteau 27099 at