We The People Petition
Let everyone know about a We the People petition and ask for your support. If this petition gets 100,000 signatures within 30 days of its creation, the White House will review it and respond!
Untimely passing of Deputy Kevin Haverly
Calling hours will be held at St. John The Baptist Church, 4987 State Rte 81 Greenville, NY from 11am to 1pm on Monday 3/6/2017.
Stand with our fallen brother
An account has been created in the memory of Kevin Haverly
John F. Finn Memorial Scholarship
Applications now being accepted. Deadline is March 31, 2017.
Life Insurance from The Hartford
Open Enrollment January 15-31, 2017
Important Legislative Update: County Corrections 20-Year Retirement Bill
Our bill is now on Governor Cuomo’s desk, and we need your help to encourage him to sign it into law.
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.


After two vetoes, Cuomo approves veterans pension credit bill
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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State Corrections Lieutenants: Letter to Representative O'Donnell
January 6, 2016
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Donations to Local Schools from Local 3089
Twenty-one children from six families will benefit this year from the generosity of Local 3089.
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To Members of Local #2951
As all of you are aware, two inmates escaped from...
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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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SUNY Empire State College offering college credit for Corrections Officers
SUNY Empire State College is offering college credit towards a degree for individuals who have completed the MPTC Basic Course for Corrections Officers.
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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.

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.