COBA News

Aug 26, 2013/Pres. Message
For many people, Labor Day means three things: a day off from work, the start of the school year, and the last official day of summer. Yet how many people realize the reason why we celebrate Labor Day? Labor Day is a day that is dedicated to appreciating the contributions...
Aug 21, 2013/General News
Nassau COBA - 4 time repeat Champions! You may have heard the ads on 102.3 WBAB. The Annual Long Island Police Tug of War Championship to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project took place at Jones Beach Field 4 on Friday, July 26th. Thousands came out for a beautiful event to cheer on corrections and...
Aug 20, 2013/Widows & Children
Nassau COBA members Richard and Jeanine walk the toughest beat in law enforcement on Long Island. Working in the jail is a difficult job, but what their son Luke is battling is even tougher! Luke is fighting acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). Luke is undergoing intensive chemo treatments and all...
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...
Jul 04, 2013/Pres. Message
On behalf of the Officers and leadership of the Nassau County Sheriff's Correction Officers Benevolent Association, we would like to wish everybody a safe and Happy 4th of July and a warm and relaxing summer.
May 30, 2013/Pres. Message
 Message from John Jaronczyk, PresidentIn 1984, President Ronald Reagan, in an effort to honor the work and dedication of Correctional Officers nationwide, signed Proclamation 5187 which designated the first full week in May every year as "National Correctional Officers Week." ...
May 30, 2013/General News
For twenty years the National Association of Letter Carriers have organized one of the most successful food drive efforts in the country.  Residents were asked to simply leave bags of non-perishable food items by their mailboxes on Saturday May 11th, 2013 and a local union Letter Carrier...
May 21, 2013/General News
Originally publised in Newsday on May 21, 2013 by Sid CasseseThe Nassau County Legislature Monday backed a bid by correction officers to base demotions or job cuts on "time in rank" instead of years on the job and approved a requirement that all construction contracts in excess of $500,...
May 11, 2013/General News
For twenty years the National Association of Letter Carriers have organized one of the most successful food drive efforts in the country.  Residents are asked to simply leave bags of non-perishable food items by their mailboxes on Saturday May 11, 2013 and your local union Letter Carrier will...
Feb 26, 2013/General News
By MARK TOOR of The Chief  Nassau County cannot unilaterally restrict its Correction Officers from participating in shift swaps that occur more than three months apart, the Public Employment Relations Board ruled in a decision that the union’s lawyer said could signal a change in the way...
Jan 30, 2013/Pres. Message
Since our inception as the certified union for all Nassau County Correction Officers and Uniformed Supervisors in 1999, this past year will go down as truly the busiest and most eventful year to date. There were many challenges and hurdles that our union was faced with, and we are proud of what we...
Dec 21, 2012/General News
As reported by News 12 Long Island:EAST MEADOW - Nassau corrections officers showed some holiday spirit today by helping replace toys that were destroyed in a fire.Officers with the county's Correction Officers' Benevolent Association are collecting toys after the Knights of Columbus...
Oct 24, 2012/Pres. Message
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Nassau PBA and all of the members of the Nassau County Police Department who for the second time in a week are grieving the sudden and tragic loss of a hero Police Officer, who is a beloved coworker and friend. May they rest in peace. Nassau COBA Members,...
Oct 18, 2012/General News
On March 14, 2012, Correctional Officer Ryan Apicella was the sole officer on duty with a psychotic mental observation inmate who was in custody for assault in the second degree when he was called into sudden and valorous action.  After the 6-foot, 210 pound inmate began to bang his own head...
Sep 25, 2012/General News
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