• Check out the latest public service workshops!

    Check out the latest public service workshops!

    Three new ones have been added to our training page, courtesy of the Public Service Workshops program. Members interested in any of the following topics should check them out: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders, Preparing Written Communications for Executives, Essential Neuroscience for the 21st Century Clinician.

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  • Health Care Worker Bonus Program is a good start, but it’s just a start

    Health Care Worker Bonus Program is a good start, but it’s just a start

    PEF President Wayne Spence sent the following message to all members on Aug. 4, 2022, following the announcement from the governor’s office about the process created to distribute the $1.2 billion allocated in the state budget to pay bonuses to eligible healthcare workers. Yesterday, Governor Hochul officially announced the process to begin the distribution of...

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  • Communicator: What can PEF do for you?

    Communicator: What can PEF do for you?

    From COVID, to environmental issues, to worker’s comp: PEF’s Health and Safety team keeps you safe on the job. Click here to see the most recent issue of the Communicator.

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  • PEF Statement on New York Legislative Workers United

    PEF Statement on New York Legislative Workers United

    The following statement was issued July 15 by PEF President Wayne Spence, in response to media reports that more than 75 staff who work in New York Senate offices across the State have declared their intent for form a union. “New York Legislative Workers United seeks voluntary recognition by the State.  PEF stands behind them...

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  • August 16: Common Pitfalls in Children’s Trauma Treatment

    August 16: Common Pitfalls in Children’s Trauma Treatment

    Clinical work with children who have experienced trauma can be an unpredictable and daunting task.  Oftentimes, clinicians feel stuck as they create a path to help children process their past experiences.  This virtual training, from 9 a.m. to noon August 16, will address the common issues that occur in the treatment process that can lead...

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  • Tell Gov. Hochul to support New York’s nurses!

    Tell Gov. Hochul to support New York’s nurses!

    PEF scored major wins for its nurses in this year’s legislative session, but now we need Gov. Hochul to sign these meaningful pieces of legislation into law.  We’re asking all members to take a moment and add your name to two letters we’ve created.  The first deals with the subject of mandatory overtime.  Bills passed...

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