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After an extended period of dissatisfaction with incumbent union Council 82, stemming from unacceptable performance and professionalism including the inability to secure a contract since 2005, and the failure to include members of the negotiating team in discussions with the state, a majority of the ALES members filed a request with the New York State Public Employees Relations Board (PERB) seeking an election authorizing the PBA of New York State to represent them on matters ranging from contract negotiations, to legislative affairs, to local management of grievances.  The incumbent union, after seeing a concerted campaign for independence mounted by a determined leadership team and nearly unanimous rank-and-file membership, declined to go forward with a vote of the membership and conceded defeat.  The PBA of NYS was recognized by the New York Public Employment Relations Board as the exclusive bargaining agent of the PBA on August 19, 2011. 
On December 22, 2011, the PBA of NYS, after just four months in existence, secured a historic ten-year collective bargaining agreement that was ultimately ratified by 96% of the PBA membership.  The PBA continues enforcing the terms of that agreement and ensuring a safe and positive working environment for our members.

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In Honor and Memory of the Fallen

PBA of New York State Members and officials bowed their heads in prayer and traveled to the services to offer their condolences to the families and friends of New York City Police Officer Peter Figoski; Town of Ulster (NY) Police Officer Travis Nessin; and Virginia Tech Police Officer Deriek Crouse who died this week. These untimely losses remind us of how lives can be irreparably altered in an instant.

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PBA News and Updates

PBA of NYS Law Enforcement Officials Will Testify at Today’s Public Protection Hearing

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The union representing public police officers will again ask the Legislature to put campus safety first as it considers budget language and funding to reduce police attrition on SUNY campuses.

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Acting DA Singas & DEC Announce Arrest of Seafood Marketer

Monday, February 23, 2015

Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced the arrest and arraignment today of the owner and CEO of a Westbury seafood marketing business on charges that he sold over $100,000 in fresh fish and shellfish to Long Island restaurants without the license and permits to do so as a result of a joint investigation with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

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Training Law Enforcement to Identify Overdose and Use Naloxone

Friday, February 20, 2015

Members of Law Enforcement happy to now be equipped with the power to save lives from opioid overdose.

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Canadian Hiking Couple Rescued by Forest Rangers Following Overnight Search on Mt. Marcy

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Two Canadian hikers, a male and a female from Quebec, Canada, were rescued earlier this week by DEC forest rangers after they got lost on a hike of Mt. Marcy and ended up spending the night outdoors in sub-zero temperatures.

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DEC Forest Rangers Rescue a Boy Scout and Two Injured Snowmobilers in the Adirondacks

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

With the cold temperatures and snow, it can be a dangerous time to be hurting or lost while on a hike or doing anything else in the High Peaks Wilderness area of the Adirondacks.

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Contact Information

(518) 433-5472

(518) 433-5473

Mailing Address:
Police Benevolent Association of New York State, Inc.
11 North Pearl Street, Suite 1200
Albany, New York 12207

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