Public Employees Federation
Monday, October 17, 2011
Governor Andrew Cuomo and the union representing state workers have reached a tentative agreement that could avoid nearly 3,500 layoffs.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
By Karen DeWitt : NYS Public Radio/WXXI
Two days after one of the state’s two major worker unions rejected a contract, the Public Employees Federation President says he has “new ideas” for a contract settlement, and is anxious to meet with Governor Andrew Cuomo to discuss options to avert the 3,500 lay offs ordered by the governor.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
Governor Andrew Cuomo's office has sent out about 3,500 pink slips to state workers. Their union, the Public Employees Federation, voted down a contract deal on Tuesday. It would've frozen wages and increased health insurance costs in exchange for avoiding layoffs.