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Upcoming virtual training options for members

With the 2019-2023 PS&T contract now signed, a variety of training options are now available to PEF members. The following Public Service Workshop Programs are being held beginning later this month and throughout the year. All of them are virtual workshops. Please click the links and follow the registration instructions if you are interested. And if you have questions, you may email... Read more

President Spence, PEF leadership team sworn in for new term

PEF President Wayne Spence took the oath of office for his third term on Monday, sworn in by AFT President Randi Weingarten during a ceremony at PEF headquarters in Latham, N.Y. Secretary-Treasurer Joe Donahue was also sworn in for his first term, as well as new Vice President Darlene Williams and returning Vice Presidents Randi DiAntonio and Sharon DeSilva. All of PEF's... Read more

PEF statement on New York’s vaccination-or-testing mandate

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced today that New York will require all state employees be vaccinated or get tested regularly starting this Labor Day. PEF recognizes the importance of COVID-19 vaccination, but maintains such a requirement should be discussed between the union and the state before being rolled out. "PEF encourages our members to be vaccinated,” said President Wayne Spence. “The vaccines are proven to... Read more

PEF members ratify 2019-2023 contract

PEF members turned out in force to ratify the 2019-2023 PS&T collective bargaining agreement, with 56 percent of the membership (28,000 members) voting. Ninety-six percent of those members voted in favor of the recently negotiated agreement. “Despite an unprecedented pandemic and with New York on ‘pause,’ the contract team worked tirelessly to defend the rights of members and to bring to the table the best possible... Read more