• Get out and vote!

    Get out and vote!

    The first primary elections of the 2022 cycle are underway in New York State, with voters choosing who will represent each party in the November general election. Court challenges to the state’s redistricting process created two primary elections this year. You must be registered in either the Democrat or Republican party to vote in your...

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  • PEF negotiates extensions of temporary 2.5 times overtime rate

    PEF negotiates extensions of temporary 2.5 times overtime rate

    Last updated June 23, 2022 — After negotiations with the Office of Employee Relations, the 2.5 times temporary overtime rate for PEF members in certain titles in certain agencies has been extended. The Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS), the Department of Health (DOH), the Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), the...

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  • Juneteenth

    Juneteenth

    PEF recognizes Juneteenth as a day of celebration as well as a day of reflection.  We are proud to celebrate, while recognizing that more work must be done to achieve racial justice and equity.

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  • New Public Service Workshops Available

    New Public Service Workshops Available

    We’ve created a page in our Education and Training section to feature all the latest workshops! This is a negotiated benefit in the PS&T collective bargaining agreement that allows PEF members to pursue professional development opportunities. Some of the most recent offerings focus on project management fundamentals, as well as an intermediate course about...

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  • The Communicator

    The Communicator

    The June 2022 Issue of the PEF Communicator is now available! Read about the union’s legislative wins, PEF’s Executive Board meeting, the work of the Joint Affirmative Action Advisory Committee, public loan forgiveness success stories, and much more.

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  • PEF Endorses Governor Kathy Hochul

    PEF Endorses Governor Kathy Hochul

    ALBANY – The New York State Public Employees Federation (PEF) endorsed Governor Kathy Hochul for a full term at this week’s quarterly meeting of the PEF Executive Board. “Governor Hochul recognizes the challenges members of the Public Employees Federation face delivering quality services to their fellow New Yorkers,” said PEF President Wayne Spence. “PEF members went above and...

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