General News Updates
Jul 21, 2014/General News
20th Annual Canoe Race Fundraiser
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Jun 28, 2014/General News
Corrections Officers Benevolent Association, NIFA reach deal to end wage freeze - News 12 Long Island
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...
Feb 05, 2014/General News
Horrific Slashing of a Correction Officer Assigned to Nassau University Medical Center
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
Newsday: Union leader wants NIFA to see the suffering
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...
Aug 21, 2013/General News
Tug of War raises money for Wounded Warriors
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...
May 30, 2013/General News
Nassau COBA Cares
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
Time in Rank Plan Backed
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
Letter Carriers Food Drive
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
Rule Nassau Can't Set Time Limit on CO's Trading Shifts
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...
Dec 21, 2012/General News
COBA Toy Drive teams up with Knights of Columbus
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...