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By KATE MOSTACCIO The enacted 2020-21 State... [more]
PEF Relief Fund Click here to donate to... [more]
Labor leaders, elected officials address PEF delegates... [more]
PEF, GOER agree to extend telecommuting agreement... [more]
Over the last month, PEF leaders attended... [more]
Remembering those we lost and the strength... [more]
‘Heroes Don’t Get Zeros’: Hundreds turn out... [more]
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RC Andrew Puleo testifies on impact of state budget, COVID on DOT capital program

By KATE MOSTACCIO The enacted 2020-21 State Budget appropriated funds for the first year of a two-year $11.9 billion state Department of Transportation (DOT) capital plan, aimed at continued investment in state and local roads and bridges, non-MTA transit, pedestrian and bike facilities, rail and aviation. At a public hearing October 23, PEF Region 2 Coordinator and Executive Board member Andrew Puleo, a DOT... Read more

Labor leaders, elected officials address PEF delegates at President’s Reception

Labor leaders, elected officials address PEF delegates at President’s Reception

By KATE MOSTACCIO Delegates to the 42nd Annual PEF Convention logged into a microsite Sunday night to attend the virtual President’s Reception and received overwhelming appreciation and thanks from elected officials and top labor leaders. “This certainly is the most unique convention in our union history,” said President Wayne Spence. “One thing will never change:... Read more

Coronavirus: Information for PEF Members and Staff

Coronavirus: Information for PEF Members and Staff

UPDATED: 6/26/2020 The Coronavirus has impacted our work and home lives in ways that until recently have seemed unimaginable. PEF is working diligently on how New York State can and must protect their workforce. PEF members on the front line of New York's response need information and resources to help keep them safe. Find out... Read more

EAP Toolkit

EAP Toolkit

We are living through trying and uncertain times.  It is no wonder that many of us are feeling added stress balancing the demands of work, home and life in general. We want  you to know that you are not alone and want to make sure you are aware of a valuable work/life services benefit that is available to you -  The Employee... Read more

RC Andrew Puleo testifies on impact of state budget, COVID on DOT capital program

By KATE MOSTACCIO The enacted 2020-21 State Budget appropriated funds for the first year of a two-year $11.9 billion state Department of Transportation (DOT) capital plan, aimed at continued investment in state and local roads and bridges, non-MTA transit, pedestrian and bike facilities, rail and aviation. At a public hearing October 23, PEF Region 2 Coordinator and Executive Board member Andrew Puleo, a DOT... Read more

New York cuts off Dependent Care contribution for PEF members

The Dependent Care Advantage Account (DCAA) remains available for 2021, however, the state has informed PEF it will not make employer contributions. Under the current Contract, the DCAA program will continue to allow PEF members to enroll in the DCAA to set aside part of your pre-tax pay for 2021 dependent-care expenses. This provides you with a reduced reportable 2021 income for income... Read more

Housing for Healthcare Professionals Fund

PEF Relief Fund

Click here to donate to help keep our healthcare heroes safe. We are living in unprecedented times. PEF healthcare professionals need your help! Our 15,000+ nurses and healthcare professionals, many on the front line fighting the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, are putting their lives and the safety of their families at risk. PEF has been providing hotel rooms for these heroes... Read more