A workforce survey in the state Office... [more]
PEF President Wayne Spence meets with members... [more]
PEF Delegates / Members: Thank you for... [more]


Thanksgiving Message from the PEF Statewide Officers

Thanksgiving is a time we set aside to reflect on our lives and to appreciate all we have. Our greatest treasures are family and those we love. Many PEF members will follow the tradition of sharing a meal, reminiscing, or perhaps helping someone less fortunate. As we set this day aside to celebrate all the people and things we are grateful for,... Read more

Members at OITS gather to combat privatization

PEF Division 357 members attend town hall meetings Albany – Dozens of PEF members who work at the state Office of Information Technology Services attended town hall meetings that focused on what appears to be another privatization attempt by the state. After listening to remarks by PEF President Wayne Spence on how the union needs input and support from each member to tackle this problem,... Read more

Survey Shows Workers’ Qualms Crisis of Confidence At State Technology Office

A workforce survey in the state Office for Information Technology Services found that employees don’t trust their bosses or believe merit is a factor in promotions, and the Public Employees Federation says this is an outgrowth of management failures and outsourcing attempts. The survey, conducted by the management-consulting firm McKinsey & Company, found that only 24 percent of workers believe the agency’s “leadership... Read more

Statement from PEF President Wayne Spence

There’s no place in all the world like America where an individual or family can find refuge and opportunity. This is the way it was for my family. I am an immigrant and I’m forever grateful for the opportunities I’ve had. It troubles me now, however, to hear the tenor of the current debate. Some of the comments regarding the Syrian people are... Read more