COBA News

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
Welcome to the NassauCOBA.com website. Our new website has a scrolling photo gallery, high resolution graphic banner images, a video gallery, social networking links and buttons, RSS news feeds, newsletter submission forms, upcoming events listings, recent news updates, and an easy to use...
Sep 03, 2012/Pres. Message
As union members, Labor Day is special to us because for a moment, the nation pauses and recognizes the great accomplishments of labor unions. This year, the President of the United Auto Workers will be speaking at the Democratic National Convention about the importance of unions in our great...
Jul 27, 2012/General News
We once again beat the Suffolk Corrections Officers the 3rd year in a row. A couple of hundred people came out to witness our strength at Jones Beach. Our union donated $5,000 to Wounded Warriors from t-shirt and hat sales and a partial donation from the union. After the competition, the AC/DC...
Aug 21, 2012/Political Action
Early yesterday afternoon, Judge Arthur Spatt in Federal Court issued his decision on the "King Mangano law" (Local Law #315-12). This law, if enacted, would have given the County Executive the authority to open up collective bargaining agreements and extract $41 million dollars in labor savings to...
Aug 03, 2012/General News
The COBA Family...
Aug 07, 2012/Widows & Children
Battle of the Badges. On Tues, August 7th, we played the Nassau PBA at Ducks Stadium in Central Islip. Over 300 COBA families came out to help us raise $4,000 for the Nassau PBA...