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New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association, Inc.

NYSCOPBA represents over 26,000 New York State employees and retirees from the Security Services Unit. Our Union was formed in May 1998 and since that time has provided superior representation to our membership under the independent and democratic model. Our Mission continued...

Binding Arbitration Law 2001 Correction Officers

* 2. Public employers are hereby empowered to enter into written agreements with recognized or certified employee organizations setting forth procedures to be invoked in the event of disputes which reach an impasse in the course of collective negotiations. Such agreements may include the undertaking by each party to submit unresolved issues to impartial arbitration. In the absence or upon the failure of such procedures, public employers and employee organizations may request the board to render assistance as provided in this section, or the board may render such assistance on its own motion, as provided in subdivision three of this section, or, in regard to officers or members of any organized fire department, or any unit of the public employer which previously was a part of an organized fire department whose primary mission includes the prevention and control of aircraft fires, police force or police department of any county, city, town, village or fire or police district, or detective-investigators employed in the office of a district attorney of a county not contained within a city with a population of one million or more, or in regard to any organized unit of troopers, commissioned or noncommissioned officers of the division of state police, or in regard to investigators, senior investigators and investigator specialists of the division of state police, or in regard to members of collective negotiating units designated as security services and security supervisors who are police officers or who are employed by the state department of correctional services and are designated as peace officers pursuant to subdivision twenty-five of section 2.10 of the criminal procedure law, or in regard to members of the collective negotiating unit designated as the agency law enforcement services unit who are police officers pursuant to subdivision thirty-four of section 1.20 of the criminal procedure law, or in regard to organized units of deputy sheriffs who are engaged directly in criminal law enforcement activities that aggregate more than fifty per centum of their service as certified by the county sheriff and are police officers pursuant to subdivision thirty-four of section 1.20 of the criminal procedure law as certified by the municipal police training council or Suffolk county correction officers, as provided in subdivision four of this section.

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