Send an action letter to your lawmakers about PEF Priorities!

PEF’s legislative team is hard at work pushing the union’s priorities, but as always, lawmakers tend to listen to the people who actually elect them! So please take a moment today to send an email to your local legislators letting them know you support the bills PEF is pushing. At this time, we have seven… Continue reading Send an action letter to your lawmakers about PEF Priorities!


Working closely with the PEF Legislative Department, the Statewide PAC organizes and coordinates political activity on a statewide basis. Each Regional PAC Chair coordinates political activities and programs between the Statewide PAC and the Regional PAC. Each year, the SWPAC receives membership input for our Legislative Agenda. With technical assistance from our Legislative staff, the… Continue reading PEF 2024 LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES

Capital District Labor Day Parade

Michael L. Burns Labor Day Parade Friday, September 8, 2023     Arrive Time: 4:45pm     Park at the Corning Preserve beneath 787     CDTA buses will shuttle participants to the Parade Start at      Academy Park across from State Capitol.      Parade line up below NYS Education building.       Line up between 5:00-5:15pm.  Parade kicks off at 6pm!      Food, Music, Rock… Continue reading Capital District Labor Day Parade

Retro Pay and Raises

The Office of the New York State Comptroller has released its payroll bulletin about the first of the 3% raises secured by the new PS&T contract. This raise is retroactive to the expiration of the last contract. Please click here to read the full bulletin. Retroactive payment will be made on the following dates:


Contract Ballots will be mailed out by AAA on 7/5/23. If any members have not received their ballot by 7/12/23 – have them contact AAA at 1-800-529-5218. It is crucial that your ballot is received by 5p.m. on 7/27/23 to be counted. Ballots will be counted on 7/28/23.


With a majority of PEF and the state’s proposals now on the table,contract negotiations on a successor PS&T agreement are movingforward and PEF is urging the state to pick up the pace even more.“Our team is ready and willing to pick up the pace of negotiationsand we hope the state will begin to engage in… Continue reading PEF CONTRACT UPDATE