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True stories of how union benefits come to the aid of PEF Members


Current and previous “The Value of the Union” articles that have been published in past editions of the Communicator. Visit this page often to see more VALUE OF THE UNION stories. 

NOTE: The 2019 articles to be posted soon.

• AFT blitz in New Mexico broadens unionism for PEF nurse June 2018

• Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center’s grass-roots campaign evolved into a victorious movement May 2018

• Following the anti-privatization drumbeat April 2018

• Let your voice be heard at political action meetings March 2018

• The Value of union membership from your peers: Reasons why YOU should be a proud card-carrying union member

• Wisconsin labor leaders warn New Yorkers to unite: A hard look at what a Janus ruling might do to you

• PEF nurse networks to combat the opioid epidemic

• Union non-activist converts to a union activist

• Union support, persistence pay off in six-year battle for geographic differential

• Assaulted nurse thanks PEF for support, pay benefit

• PEF backing, union solidarity results in success at Roswell Park

• Unionism and the BIG picture

• State audit causes chaos for dependent health insurance; PEF comes through for members

• PEF’s contract a parity-maker for the state’s M/Cs

• Union involvement, the key to successful outcomes

• Members express appreciation for PEF contract team efforts

• Union strong beats a bully

• Management mistakes can happen, consult your union

• When a union has your back, back your union

• Union membership, a state worker’s best bet

• The outcome of the Monroe Developmental Center closure:
Things go better when PEF has your back!

• Unionism at its best means member involvement 

• It’s all about saving jobs, benefits, protection

• Activists push for unionism, protection at private college

• Having a union made all the difference

• Wisconsin worker cites changes without union representation