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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...

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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...
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‘Heroes Don’t Get Zeroes’: Hundreds turn out to rally for COVID pay at Stony Brook

'Heroes Don't Get Zeros': Hundreds turn out to rally for COVID pay at Stony Brook 

By Kate Mostaccio Over the course of the day, 400 health care workers from multiple unions joined forces July 22 to raise the same rallying cry at Stony Brook University Hospital – heroes don’t get zeroes and they deserve the same...
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Hazard Pay: Introduced

Hazard Pay:  Introduced 

S8839 Gounardes - provides for hazard pay for all essential employees.  provides $2,500 cash payment and 35 hours of additional vacation time - equal to what Northwell gave to their employees...
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Legislative Action is needed Today!

Legislative Action is needed Today!

We have been busy preparing, writing and introducing legislation to deal with issues arising during this emergency. The New York State Legislature is returning to Albany soon and they need to hear from each PEF member:

• Our  frontline and essential members of the state workforce literally put our lives...

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