We hope everyone is enjoying the summer! We wanted to take a moment to make you aware of a few upcoming Region 8 events! • Labor Parade September 9,2022 6pm • Delegate Dinner October 11,2022 6pm at The Italian American Community Center • Region 8 Holiday Party December 9,2022… Continue reading Region 8 – Upcoming Events – Save the Dates
July 19, 2022 — Between the high price of gas and the need to reduce the use of fossil fuels, many PEF members have switched or want to switch to an electric vehicle. They worry, however, that they might get to work and then be stranded if they can’t get the battery recharged for the commute… Continue reading Electric vehicle chargers at state parking lots spark issues
PEF Region 8 Members: PEF Region 8 is going to The Great New York State Fair on Comptrollers Day, Tuesday, August 30, 2022. Click here for a flyer to print/post in your office. There will be a bus provided to transport dues-paying Region 8 members. This bus trip is only available to active, dues-paying PEF… Continue reading PEF Region 8 is going to the NYS Fair
The New York State Public Employees Federation (PEF) denounces granting state parole to infamous Queens drug lord Lorenzo “Fat Cat” Nichols, who orchestrated the murder of Parole Officer Brian Rooney for $5,000 in blood money. Nichols ordered Rooney killed by two of his lieutenants, Howard “Pappy” Mason and Chris Williams. The “contract” was executed the… Continue reading Parole release of ‘Fat Cat’ Nichols a slap in the face to parole officers
Scholarship Applications – The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region (cfgcr.org) Michael Darcy Scholarship ($1,900): This scholarship is open to New York State employees. Applicants must be members of Public Employees Federation (PEF) Region 8; Grade 18 or less. Click here to begin.Already started? Click here to keep working.
Letters, we’ve got letters! – PEFhttps://www.pef.org/articles/budget/letters-weve-got-letters/
PEF Members:PEF’s Legislative and Civil Service departments have analyzed the proposed Executive Budget and put together this list of PEF Budget Priorities. Now is when we need to show our union strength. Based on those priorities, we’ve created letter-writing campaigns to communicate to elected leaders in the New York State Legislature where PEF members stand on… Continue reading PEF Budget Priorities
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