COBA News

Nov 26, 2014/Widows & Children
Come out and support a great cause for the Windows and Children Fund.  Click here to download the below flyer.To purchase tickets online please use the button to the right. Your name will be added to the list and be checked at the door. Thank you.
Nov 27, 2014/Pres. Message
Message from President, John JaronczykEven during the hardest times, there is always much to be thankful for.  Thanksgiving is a day when we gather family together and regardless of the circumstances or the challenges we have faced over the past year, we collectively give thanks for what we...
Sep 17, 2014/Pres. Message
"The Correction Officers Benevolent Association applauds Judge Quinn's decision to acquit Officer Joseph Donlon and retired Officer John Andujar of these charges. This trial was nothing more than a colossal waste of taxpayers' dollars trying to impugn the careers and...
Jul 24, 2014/Pres. Message
East Meadow, New York (July 24, 2014) Responding to the sudden death of an inmate who died on July 14th, Nassau COBA President John Jaronczyk said, "Our hearts go out to the family of John Gleeson Jr. during this painful and difficult time. While we understand his family's grief and sorrow...
Jul 25, 2014/General News
Friday, July 25th at 5:30PM
Jul 21, 2014/General News
Click here to download flyer/registration form
Jun 28, 2014/General News
WOODBURY - An agreement was reached this week between the Corrections Officers Benevolent Association and the Nassau Interim Finance Authority, ending a three-year wage freeze.The agreement comes with some concessions from members of the workers’ union.COBA leaders say those concessions...
Jun 19, 2014/Pres. Message
East Meadow, New York (June 18, 2014)- “Having completed a lengthy and often complicated negotiation process with Nassau County, and having addressed NIFA’s questions regarding the Contract, I am pleased to announce that the COBA Board of Governors voted unanimously today to accept the...
May 29, 2014/Widows & Children
On May 17th, members of Nassau  COBA participated in the 2nd annual "Face-off for a Cause" Union Hockey charity tournament at Abe Stark Arena in Brooklyn. This event, organized by the NYS Court Officers, benefited the family of Nassau Court Officer James Barbieri, a COBANC...
May 29, 2014/Widows & Children
 Father's Day Car Show Swap Meet & Motorcycle Ride will be taking place Sunday, June 15th,  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Merrick Train Station on Sunrise Highway in Merrick. This event will be in part be sponsored by the Nassau County Sheriff's COBA Widow's and Children...
Feb 05, 2014/General News
East Meadow, New York February 5, 2014---“Today’s vicious slashing incident of a Nassau County Correction Officer at the Nassau University Medical Center is yet another horrific example of the extreme dangers our Officers face every day at  the Correctional Center. While others in...
Jan 29, 2014/General News
About 100 unionized correction officers packed the public meeting of the Nassau Interim Finance Authority Monday evening to show the county’s financial control board some of the workers who have been affected by a three-year-old wage freeze.John Jaronczyk, president of the Nassau County...
Jan 09, 2014/Political Action
This is the full page, color advertisement that appeared in today's Newsday Nassau/Suffolk editions on page A19. This ad is also scheduled to appear in next week's print and online edition of the Chief-Leader newspaper.
Sep 30, 2013/Political Action
2013 Nassau COBA Endorsement List                    2013 Suffolk Corrections Endorsement List Each year, your Union seeks to endorse and align ourselves with political candidates and elected...
Aug 19, 2013/Political Action
Below is a summary of the four bills that were on this year's Nassau COBA Legislative Agenda. It is important to realize that while we have taken a tremendous step forward in getting these bills passed through the Senate and Assembly, as of this date only two of these bills have been...