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PEF President Wayne Spence Live on The Capitol Pressroom

PEF President Wayne Spence joined Susan Arbetter on a live radio interview August 25. Arbetter invited PEF's new president so listeners would have the opportunity to hear his plans for the union. Spence spoke about his background as a parole officer, but focused on the challenging issues facing the labor movement such as the highly publicized case of Friedrichs v. California Teachers... Read more

Statement from PEF President Wayne Spence regarding contract negotiations

STATEMENT BY PEF PRESIDENT WAYNE SPENCE REGARDING CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE EXECUTIVE In recent days, I have heard from many PEF members who are anxious to know when contract negotiations will begin.  They also want to be reassured that we will be aggressive in the negotiations. With regard to the start of the process, we were asked recently by the Executive for a short... Read more

PEF PROTECTS MEMBERS’ RIGHTS

State Supreme Court Justice Richard E. Sise announced his decision to allow PEF to proceed with an injunction to prevent the state Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) from fingerprinting and running background checks on PEF members. PEF had filed an Improper Practice Charge in May, 2015, with the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) alleging that ITS had begun implementing fingerprinting and background... Read more