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Workers Memorial Day event reflects on job safety

On a sunny April 28, PEF leaders and staff followed a solemn tradition and observed Workers Memorial Day at PEF’s monument and garden. PEF Region 8 Coordinator Michael Blue officiated at the event which marked the 45th anniversary of the effective date of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. “On an average day, nearly 10,000 workers are injured or become ill because of workplace... Read more

FAQ on Recent One Year Contract Agreement

2015-2016 PS&T Unit Tentative Agreement Frequently Asked Questions Compensation Q.   What are the across the board salary increases in the Tentative Agreement? A.     Fiscal Year 2015-16 – 2% retroactive to April 2015. Q.    Will my retroactive across the board increase appear in my regular biweekly paycheck? A.     The State has historically included retroactive salary increases in employees’ regular biweekly paychecks. For example, this... Read more

PEF’s Executive Board approves contract salary raise; Members must vote to ratify the pact

Albany – The Executive Board of the New York State Public Employees Federation (PEF) voted overwhelmingly today in favor of sending a one year tentative contract agreement, including a 2 percent retroactive salary increase, to its members for a ratification vote. The raise, if ratified by the membership, would be for the first year of a successor agreement and retroactive to April 1,... Read more