Minimum Requirement

The pages and web-based applications hosted by the New York State Public Employees Federation (PEF) require a minimum (or higher) web browser of Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0, Mozilla Firefox 3.6, Apple Safari 4, Google Chrome 10, or any other Web browser that is fully compatible with these browsers.

If you are not sure of the version of your browser, select Help in the menu bar of your browser and choose About.


Windows or Macintosh

Additional Information

Some web pages and web-based applications hosted by PEF require the web browser to support Javascript and to accept cookies. By default, the major web browsers are configured to handle these requirements.

SSL Information

The PEF uses SSL to secure all data transmissions between your computer and our servers.

Additional Downloads

Free Third-party Readers & Viewers – Free software enabling visitors to PEF’s site to read documents formatted in different platforms (e.g., Microsoft Word [DOC], Portable Document Format [PDF], etc.).

PEF provides the following links to free third-party readers and viewers to help site visitors view certain content. Appearance on this list does not imply endorsement by the PEF of any third-party software and their are other options available that do not appear on this list.

Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Files (PDF file extensions)

Microsoft Word (DOC/DOCX file extensions)

Microsoft Excel (XLS/XLSX file extensions)

Microsoft Powerpoint (PPT/PPTX file extensions)

Microsoft Windows Media (WMV file extensions)

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) Content (for news feeds)

* Microsoft does not have free Macintosh viewers for Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.

Privacy Policy

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Website Content

Unless otherwise specified, all content is provided by and property of the New York State Public Employees Federation (PEF).

If you have questions or comments about the content of this website, please use the contact form available from the menu above, or the link here: PEF Contact Page