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OMH Merger Plan Triggers Outcries From PEF

West Seneca, NY – Dozens of community activists joined members from the New York State Public Employees Federation (PEF) under a grey sky to protest the closing of the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center. Demonstrators gathered on the grounds of the Civil Service Employees Association Local 425, across from Southgate Plaza, where speakers vigorously opposed the state Office of Mental Health’s plan... Read more

The Fiscal Year NYS Budget – Analyzing the Impact on PEF members

PEF Members: The FY 2018 NYS Budget was released late last evening. The PEF Legislative and Research staff have been working throughout to analyze the impact on PEF members and the completed study will be available as soon as their thorough examination is completed. Until that time, I have included links to the Article VII budget bills listed below, that were released by the... Read more

Call to Action – Save Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center

PEF Members: As you are aware, the Governor is still taking action against the WNY Children's Psychiatric Center.  But the WNY community REFUSES to lay down and die without a fight. Next week, we are having a Call to Action.  We ask that you contact the Governor and tell him that we stand for children with mental illness and that... Read more

Support our union brothers and sisters at the Daily News – Subscribe to the NY Daily News and Save!

PEF MEMBERS! Support our union brothers and sisters at the NY Daily News by taking advantage of a new low subscription rate for home delivery*. Only $1.99 per week. Subscribe now! Taking advantage of the discount will increase circulation and help to support the 450 union members and eight unions at the newspaper represented by the Allied Printing Trades Council. Home delivery of the NY... Read more