Pres. Message Updates
Jul 24, 2014/Pres. Message
In Response to a Recent Inmate Death, Nassau COBA President Calls on Public to Restrain from Rushing to Accuse Correction Officers of Misconduct
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...
Jun 19, 2014/Pres. Message
Media Statement by Nassau COBA President John Jaronczyk Regarding The New Nassau COBA Contract Agreement
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...
Aug 26, 2013/Pres. Message
Labor Day 2013: Despite the attacks we give back
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...
Jul 04, 2013/Pres. Message
Happy 4th of July from Nassau COBA
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
Memorializing Those We Lost
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." ...
Jan 30, 2013/Pres. Message
Nassau COBA: Looking forward
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...
Oct 24, 2012/Pres. Message
Nassau COBA offers their thoughts and prayers
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,...
Sep 03, 2012/Pres. Message
Happy Labor Day from Nassau COBA
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...