Public Employees Federation, AFL-CIO (PEF)

Public Employees Federation, AFL-CIO (PEF)
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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

The 2019 College Tuition Reimbursement (CTR) Program, Workshop and Seminar Reimbursement (WSR) Program, and the Certification and Licensure Exam Fee Reimbursement (CLEFR) Program concluded on December 31, 2019. Applications will not be accepted for courses or exams with a start date on or after January 1, 2020. Information regarding the future of these programs will be posted as soon as it is available. All documentation should be retained until a determination has been made.  

 

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

PEF-represented employees may continue to apply for reimbursement for qualifying tuition expenses incurred for courses that began during the period January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 under the College Tuition Reimbursement (CTR) Program and the Nurses' Enhanced College Tuition Reimbursement (NECTR) Program.

CTR and NECTR Guidelines and Application

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

PEF-represented employees may continue to apply for reimbursement for qualifying expenses incurred for educational events that began during the period January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 under the Workshop and Seminar Reimbursement (WSR) Program. 

WSR and NEWSR Guidelines and Application

Certification and Licensure Exam Fee Reimbursement (CLEFR) Program

PEF-represented employees may continue to apply for reimbursement for qualifying examination expenses incurred for exams that began during the period January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 under the Certification and Licensure Exam Fee Reimbursement (CLEFR) Program.

CLEFR Guidelines and Application