PEF leaders to deliver "State of the State Worker" address

Press conference to be held on March 1 at 1230pm inside the State Capitol building

ALBANY, NY (02/27/2023) (readMedia)-- ALBANY, N.Y. – New York State Public Employees Federation (PEF) President Wayne Spence will deliver 10,000 petitions from New Yorkers to their elected leaders, demanding they "Fund Our Future" by reinvesting in the public services New Yorkers need to thrive. He will discuss the impact of the Governor's proposed budget on the state's essential workers, including short staffing, privatization and contracting out state services, and what can be done to bolster the state workforce. PEF represents 50,000 Professional, Scientific, and Technical state employees in 3,000 titles across New York State.


PEF President Wayne Spence and Vice President Randi DiAntonio will be joined by Sen. Robert Jackson (SD-31), chair of the Civil Service & Pensions Committee, along with other State lawmakers and PEF members from the Capital Region.


Press conference detailing the state of the state workforce and the potential impact of the Governor’s proposed 2023-24 budget, ahead of the March 1 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Workforce Development/Labor.

WHEN: Wednesday March 01, 2023 at 12:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)
WHERE: NY State Capitol
4th Floor, above Assembly
Albany, New York

Media will need to pass through security, so please plan ahead. TV crews, we will have a podium, but not a multbox, so please leave time to set up your own microphone at the podium.