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Happy Passover to all of our Jewish PEF family

We extend our warmest wishes to all those celebrating the Passover holiday this week. Passover marks the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt and is a reminder that we must all continue to work to help those among us who are still suffering  from poverty and injustice.  Wishing you a Happy and Healthy Passover!... Read more

Good news from the courts on the Berman v. PEF case

Statement from PEF President Wayne Spence: Last night, we received expected, but nonetheless, good news from the federal district court of the Eastern District of New York in Berman v. PEF, our “Friedrich’s” agency fee case. The federal district court granted a motion to dismiss the Berman claim that  the provision of Civil Service Law that allows public sector unions to collect agency fees... Read more

NYS Budget Update: Tuesday, 12:30PM, April 4, 2017

BUDGET UPDATE: Tuesday, 12:30PM, April 4, 2017 Statement from PEF President Wayne Spence: PEF Members: Yesterday, April 3, 2017, the Legislature voted on and passed budget extender bills (S.5491/A.7067 and S.5492/A.7068). Passage of these bills ensures the continued functioning of state government and related services until May 31, 2017. As the name suggests, the bills extend the life of items that were... Read more

The People’s Climate Movement March – Get On The Bus! • Sat. April 29, Washington, DC

PEF MEMBERS: GET ON THE BUS! Join Us On Saturday, April 29,  in Washington DC. Demand Justice for All Workers, Our Families & Our Planet. THE PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MOVEMENT’S NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION • To RESIST the attacks on workers. • To BUILD PEF power by standing up for a healthy environment for our families. • To RISE together to fight for the safety and wellbeing... Read more