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Remembering those we lost and the strength... [more]
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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

PEF, GOER agree to extend telecommuting agreement to January 1, 2021

PEF, GOER agree to extend telecommuting agreement to January 1, 2021

By KATE MOSTACCIO After days of continuous negotiations, PEF and New York state agreed on terms to extend the temporary, emergency telecommuting agreement a third time, allowing PEF members to request work-from-home arrangements through January 1, 2021. “We are pleased the state recognized the concerns and took into consideration the needs of our members,” said PEF President... Read more

Deadline Extended for Using Voluntary Reduction Credits

Deadline Extended for Using Voluntary Reduction Credits

The Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER) has extended the deadline for using VR credits that were earned in Fiscal Year 2019-2020 to March 31, 2021. The previous deadline was September 30, 2020. Under the Voluntary Reduction in Work Schedule (VRWS) program, salaried PEF members can choose to earn VR credits in lieu of pay that can be... Read more