Tell Gov. Cuomo to sign the County Corrections 20-year Retirement bill! CALL 888-800-1641
Senate Bill 1850, the Council 82 County Corrections 20-year Retirement bill, has been sent to the governor. The bill would allow our union to negotiate with County governments for a 20-year / half pay retirement benefit. The bill won't force counties to offer the benefit, but will allow us to negotiate for the benefit. County COs have stressful and difficult jobs. We are urging Governor Cuomo to sign this bill.

Tell them YOUR story. Tell them to sign the bill.
AFSCME & Council 82 Testimony to Assembly Committee on Health & Assembly Committee on Correction
20 Year Retirement Bill
John F. Finn Memorial Scholarship
Check Back Mid-December 2017 for application information for the 2018 Scholarship program.
Life Insurance from The Hartford
Check Back in January 2018 for the Open Enrollment dates and applications.
AFSCME Free College Benefit
Earn an online degree from an accredited school with no out-of-pocket expense.
AFSCME Public Safety Protection Program
AFSCME Public Safety Members Get Peace of Mind with Outstanding Legal Representation Provided by PORAC Legal Defense Fund
Veterans Pension Buyback Summary
On Friday, Nov. 7, Gov. Cuomo vetoed an important bill for veterans who now serve the public as civil servants.
Military Pension Credit
New York Senate Bill Senate Bill S 7839: Provides credit to members of public retirement systems of the state for military service rendered during certain periods.

NEWS

Testimony to Assembly Committee on Health & Assembly Committee on Correction
10/30/17
Testimony to Assembly Committee on Health & Assembly Committee on Correction
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Thomas Ingles assumes president’s position of Local #2951
09/29/17
On 8/24/17, Thomas Ingles assumed state-wide president’s position of Local #2951
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After two vetoes, Cuomo approves veterans pension credit bill
06/02/16
A twice-vetoed measure to expand eligibility for state pension credits to additional veterans has at last cleared Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s desk.
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Veterans’ Pension Credit Bill
05/31/16
APPROVED: On Friday, Nov. 7, Gov. Cuomo vetoed an important bill for veterans who now serve the public as civil servants.
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tell Gov. Cuomo to sign the County Corrections 20-year Retirement bill!
The 800 number is now live! CALL 888-800-1641.
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2017 John F. Finn Memorial Scholarship
Applications now being accepted. Deadline March 31, 2017
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Broome County Corrections Officer, Scott B. Robinson, places 9th at the World Police and Fire Games
Broome County Corrections Officer, Scott B. Robinson, placed 9th in his age group in the world at the World Police and Fire Games in Reston Virginia on July 3, 2015.
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Tuition Reimbursement Program
Security Supervisors Unit Announces Tuition Reimbursement Program
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SECURE MEMBER LOGIN

CAN’T ACCESS THE SECURE PORTION OF THIS WEBSITE???

Without the following being received by Council 82, you will not be able to access that portion of the Council 82 website.

Each new Hire/Member should obtain and complete the following form a New Hire Packet; which you can get from your facility’s Watch Commander, Shop Steward or Local President.

1. The Membership Card (top third of the 8.5x11 cardstock printed in blue and green ink) & AFSCME People Contribution Form.

2. The Security Mutual Life - Group Enrollment Form which covers you for $10,000 Life Insurance for actively working dues paying members.  If you elect more than one beneficiary you must complete and sign both sides of the form and have the second page witnessed.

The above two forms can be folded together and sealed with the Business reply mail indicia on the outside and you will not have to pay postage.

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Additionally a benefit of being a member……

3. AFSCME Up to $20,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment Form should be completed and sent to the Arizona Address at the bottom of the form.  This is free for the first 12 month, if you should decide to maintain this they will provide you with the premium amount and where to send it once the 12 months have passed

If your Facility’s Watch Commander, Shop Steward or Local President does not have any New Hire Packets please contact sandra.cook@council82.org and she will get a supply to you.