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Statewide Nurse’s Committee Chair Barbara Rock Testifies on Children’s Mental Health Services in WNY

Barbara Rock, Chair of the OMH Labor Management Committee and the Statewide Nurse's Committee, testified today to the Assembly Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities in Buffalo. She testified on the Public Hearing on "Children's Mental Health Services in Western New York".  You can read the testimony transcript HERE.... Read more

2015 PEF Triennial Election Debate

The debate between the statewide candidates in the PEF triennial election was held Thursday, May 21st at 6:00 PM. The debate was held at the Desmond Hotel in Albany and was moderated by Laura Bierman, Executive Director of the New York State League of Women Voters. Questions were submitted by members online via the PEF website. You can view the debate below: ... Read more

Raising Awareness for a Livable Wage

The streets of Chicago were filled with thousands of low-wage workers this week who were supported by members of  PEF's affiliate the Service Employees International Union. Most of the workers were from fast food corporations such as McDonald's. In New York, the momentum among fast food workers is also making headlines as they are uniting and asking the state's Wage Board set... Read more