Public Employees Federation, AFL-CIO (PEF)

Public Employees Federation, AFL-CIO (PEF)

Programs for PEF-represented Employees

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Unit employees are represented by the Public Employees Federation, AFL–CIO (PEF). Article 15 of the New York State/PEF Collective Bargaining Agreement establishes the Professional Development Committee - the PDC - as a joint Labor-Management Committee, and provides funding in each of the contract years to address professional development issues. The PDC meets to review, approve, and fund programs addressing the professional development needs of PEF-represented employees.

Public Service Workshops Program

Public Service Workshops Program workshops are delivered statewide and address the professional development needs of PEF-represented and Management/Confidential (M/C) employees.

Public Service Workshops Program 

 

 


 

Reimbursement Programs

 

 

College Tuition Reimbursement (CTR) and Nurses' Enhanced College Tuition Reimbursement (NECTR)

PEF-represented employees may apply for reimbursement for qualifying tuition expenses incurred for courses that begin during the period January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022 under the College Tuition Reimbursement (CTR) Program and the Nurses' Enhanced College Tuition Reimbursement (NECTR) Program. Applications for courses or events that began on or after January 1, 2020, and ended prior to December 1, 2021, must be submitted by March 1, 2022.

Workshop and Seminar Reimbursement (WSR) Program and Nurses’ Enhanced Workshop and Seminar Reimbursement (NEWSR) Program

PEF-represented employees may apply for reimbursement for qualifying expenses incurred for educational events that begin during the time period January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022 under the Workshop and Seminar Reimbursement (WSR) Program. Applications for courses or events that began on or after January 1, 2020, and ended prior to December 1, 2021, must be submitted by March 1, 2022.

Certification and Licensure Exam Fee Reimbursement (CLEFR) Program

PEF-represented employees may apply for reimbursement for qualifying examination expenses incurred for exams that begin during the time period January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022 under the Certification and Licensure Exam Fee Reimbursement (CLEFR) Program. Applications for courses or events that began on or after January 1, 2020, and ended prior to December 1, 2021, must be submitted by March 1, 2022.

Certification and License Renewal Fee Reimbursement (CLRFR) Program

PEF-represented employees may apply for reimbursement for qualifying expenses incurred for certification and license renewal fees that were paid for during the time period April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2022 under the Certification and License Renewal Fee Reimbursement (CLRFR) Program. Applications for courses or events that began on or after April 1, 2020, and ended prior to December 1, 2021, must be submitted by March 1, 2022.