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Tentative Contract Agreement Latest

We have now conducted two telephone town halls for members about the 2019-2023 PS&T Tentative Agreement that is before members for ratification. If you could not attend either, here is a recording of the July 12 call. And if you need any of the documents produced by the Contract Administration department (Highlights, Gains & Trade-Offs, Frequently Asked Questions, and a full marked-up... Read more

EAP sponsoring webinars on NYS Deferred Compensation Plan

The New York State Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is sponsoring two webinars on the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan (NYSDCP) on July 13. The NYSDCP is a supplemental retirement plan, also known as a 457(b) plan, and the mission is to help state and local public employees achieve their retirement savings goals and help bridge any potential financial gap in retirement. At 10... Read more

Guidance for telecommuting agreements

To assist PEF leaders developing telecommuting agreements with their agencies by July 31, the Field Services department released a Telecommuting Toolkit and a Template Agreement outlining the improvements to telecommuting provisions in the tentative PS&T agreement, and highlighting the timeline and requirements for developing these agreements. Field staff are assisting labor-management chairs and leaders in the development of agency level agreements... Read more

Contract Q&A for all members

We have held more than a dozen information sessions across the state to answer members' questions so that you are informed enough to cast your ballot.  If you have been unable to attend one yet in your region, we will be holding a Telephone Town Hall on July 8 at 6 p.m. and everyone is invited.  You may submit questions in... Read more