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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...

Police Groups Binding Arbitration Law 2002

* 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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