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Pre-Negotiation Contract Team Meetings – Check Back Daily for Updates

PEF President Susan M. Kent and representatives of the PEF contract team want to hear your concerns and suggestions for the upcoming contract negotiations. Pre-negotiation Contract Team Meetings are being scheduled around the state.   Please plan to attend one of these meetings!  The meeting schedule will be posted weekly on the PEF website and PEF Facebook page. Confirmed Pre-negotiation contract team meetings for the... Read more

Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Tragedy

In March, PEF always reflects upon a tragic, notable event - the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in which 146 workers died. It was the night of March 25, 1911, when the victims of the fire, mostly girls and young women of Jewish or Italian descent, were laid out on the 26th Street pier in New York City, their dead bodies waiting to be... Read more

Scholarship Deadlines Near

PEF members and/or their families are eligible for numerous scholarships through PEF or our affiliated unions, and the deadlines for these scholarships are upon us. The Joseph Scacalossi Scholarship deadline for preliminary applications are due no later than March 20, 2015  The Scacalossi Scholarship has helped students since 1988, when it was founded as a tribute to a state Department of Labor member... Read more

Support the Veteran’s Equality Act – Contact Governor Cuomo TODAY

PEF is again asking lawmakers to support the Veteran's Equality Bill, also known as the Veterans Buyback Bill. Contact the Governor - Ask Him to Put the Veterans' Equality Act in the final State Fiscal Year 2015-16 State Budget - Thanks for Your Help - Let's Get This Bill Into the Budget!! The Senate is set on getting this in the budget AND the... Read more