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PEF Supports the UTLA

PEF Supports the UTLA PEF Members: I want to thank you on behalf of the United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) for the support you've shown so far for the striking educators who took to the streets last week to stand up and speak out for their students and for public education everywhere. Our support, along with the solidarity being shown by other union members across... Read more

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 21, 2019

On Monday, January 21, 2019, we are commemorating and celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We honor Dr. King for his leadership, vision, and strength.  Let Dr. King’s message of justice and brotherhood continue to inspire us as we remember the ideals he held and the life he lived. "History is a great teacher. Now everyone knows that... Read more

Statement of Wayne Spence, PEF President on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2019 State of the State Address

Statement of Wayne Spence, President of the New York State Public Employees Federation (PEF) on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 2019 State of the State Address Albany – PEF applauds Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his vision and plans to support not only the unionized state workforce, but the greater labor movement. His remarks about opposing the anti-labor movement that arose from the U.S. Supreme Court... Read more

PEF Members Union Dues Deduction on NYS income taxes

From the desk of PEF President Wayne Spence PEF Leaders and Members: As you begin preparations to file your 2018 tax returns we want to remind  you that beginning this year, union members in New York State can deduct their union dues from their state income taxes, as long as they itemize deductions on their state taxes.  It is important... Read more