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)

Coming Soon

PEF-represented employees will soon be able to apply for reimbursement for qualifying tuition expenses incurred for courses that begin during the 2024 calendar year under the CTR and NECTR Programs. The updated guidelines for this year’s program can be found below. Please be advised that there are multiple changes to the program, including the reimbursement method and the application process.

Coming soon, applicants will be able to submit reimbursement requests electronically, as well as monitor the status of your reimbursement request online. Check back for the Online Portal link to be released later this month.

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

Coming Soon

PEF-represented employees will soon be able to apply for reimbursement for qualifying expenses incurred for educational events that begin during the 2024 calendar year under the WSR Program. The updated guidelines for this year’s program can be found below. Please be advised that the application process has changed for this year’s program.

Coming soon, applicants will be able to submit reimbursement requests electronically, as well as monitor the status of your reimbursement request online. Check back for the Online Portal link to be released later this month!

Certification and Licensure Exam Fee Reimbursement (CLEFR) Program

Coming Soon

PEF-represented employees will soon be able to apply for reimbursement for qualifying expenses incurred for educational events that begin during the 2024 calendar year under the CLEFR Program. The updated guidelines for this year’s program can be found below. Please be advised that the application process has changed for this year’s program.

Coming soon, applicants will be able to submit reimbursement requests electronically, as well as monitor the status of your reimbursement request online. Check back for the Online Portal link to be released later this month!

Certification and License Renewal Fee Reimbursement (CLRFR) Pilot Program

Coming Soon

PEF-represented employees will soon be able to apply for reimbursement for qualifying expenses incurred for educational events that begin during the 2024 calendar year under the CLRFR Program. The updated guidelines for this year’s program can be found below. Please be advised that the application process has changed for this year’s program.

Coming soon, applicants will be able to submit reimbursement requests electronically, as well as monitor the status of your reimbursement request online. Check back for the Online Portal link to be released later this month!