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Coronavirus: Information for PEF Members and Staff

Coronavirus: Information for PEF Members and Staff

UPDATED: 5/11/2020 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

Thank You PEF Relief Fund Sponsors

Thank you PEF Relief Fund sponsors

The PEF Relief Fund relies on donations from our community partners to be able to continue our efforts to support PEF members on the frontline fighting the coronavirus and keeping New York state running during the COVID-19 pandemic. These donations will enable us to continue purchasing needed Personal Protective Equipment and securing hotel rooms for nurses who are... Read more

Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day

As we remember the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, on Memorial Day 2020, let's also take a moment to remember those who have lost their lives in the COVID-19 pandemic. Wishing all PEF members and their families a safe and healthy holiday.... Read more

A new student loan benefit for you: Summer

A new student loan benefit for you: Summer

Hello, Every day, you work hard to make a difference in the lives of others. Your union—the American Federation of Teachers and the New York State Public Employees Federation do the same for you, by fighting for a better future for you and your community. In these exceptionally difficult times, as COVID-19 has upended so much of... Read more

COVID-19: PEF Q&A

COVID-19: PEF Q&A

UPDATED: 5/15/2020

PEF Director of Contract Administration put together a FAQ document based on the many questions we have been receiving from our members. The Q&A document will be updated regularly as new information becomes available.

We know this is a stressful and, at times, confusing period. Please continue to check the PEF website and social media pages for updated... Read more

Statewide COVID-19 Non-Essential Employee Guidance​

Statewide COVID-19 Non-Essential Employee Guidance​

PEF Members, We know those of you who have been telecommuting for the past two months have been wondering about when you will be asked to return to your worksite. Late yesterday, the Governor's office issued a memo extending the directive for all non-essential employees through May 31, 2020.  Agencies have been directed to develop regional plans with a goal... Read more