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LABOR DAY MESSAGE:

To most Americans, the first Monday in September means a three-day weekend, perhaps celebrated as the last summer family picnic. Labor Day originated when America was moving from farms to factories in the Industrial Age. It was a time when fundamental workers’ rights were achieved with long, and often violent struggles. It was a time when 12-hour days and six-day work weeks... Read more

PEF GREETS THE TEACHOUT/WU WHISTLEBLOWER TOUR IN ALBANY

Amid chants of “Teachout-Wu, there for you”, New York State Democratic gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout brought her “Whistleblower Tour” to Albany Thursday evening on the steps of the state Education Department building. Teachout was joined by PEF President Susan M. Kent, Secretary/Treasurer Carlos Garcia and dozens of PEF members as part of her three-day bus tour of New York State.

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Vote Your Dreams!

PEF joined a coalition of labor, faith, community and civic-reform groups on the steps of the state Capitol Thursday, August 28, in a “Moral March to the Polls,” that commemorated the great civil rights march in Washington on August 28, 1963, when the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his historic, “I Have a Dream” speech. PEF President Susan M. Kent called... Read more

We can make a difference at the polls this year!

We can make a difference at the polls this year! In a nearly unanimous vote, the PEF Executive Board endorsed the Zephyr Teachout/Tim Wu ticket for NYS Governor and Lt. Governor. The Board also made other endorsements in the NYS Assembly, Senate and Congressional races, as well as endorsing Thomas P. DiNapoli for New York State Comptroller and Eric T.... Read more