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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...

Recording Secretary


Recording Secretary Vinny Blasio
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The Recording Secretary's responsibilities include the keeping of critical records for NYSCOPBA. In an effort to keep our members informed, many important documents are available here for download.

Please use these documents to stay up to date on union affairs, however be sure to safe guard them and distribute only to NYSCOPBA members. Read More Here

Executive Assembly- April 8 & 9, 2015 - The Doubetree Hotel, Syracuse
6301 State Route 298 - Easy Syracuse, NY 13057
Registration Form PDF or Online

**DEADLINE to Register is 3/20/2015 - if you fail to register by the deadline you WILL NOT be granted EOL Time!

Map and Directions - Hotel Web SiteTime: 9:00 am
2015 Schedule - 2016 ScheduleExecutive Assembly Committees

Workplace Violence Training held on March 25, 2015 was a Success - Thank you! 
SAFE Act Information
Bill Text - SAFE Act FAQ's
- Peace Officers Not Exempt
Public Record Exemption - FAQ
Legislative vote Assembly - Senate

I am concerned and sorry to have learned of the recent assaults that have happened to our members while on duty.We truly must be aware and be our Brothers and Sisters keeper. Please stay safe and watch one anothers back!

NYSCOPBA Stewards: It is imperitive we keep our Members informed with current information. Many of our Members rely on the bulletin boards at the facility to provide that important information. Please go to the Stewards Bulletin Board to print documents for posting at your facility.


Letter to the Editor - Buffalo News 11/4/2014 
Letter to the Editor - Times Union 2/3/2014Cuomo's agenda on prisons misguided- Auburn Pub
Letter to the Editor - Buffalo News 11/30/2013Letter to the Editor - Buffalo News 9/3/2013
DOCCS chief Brian Fischer is retiring - NewsLetter: Closing prisons is bad for the state of New York -Democrat & Chronicle
Attica Prison Riot - 41 years Later News StoryIndependent Article Holiday 2012
Letter to the Editor - Syracuse.comLetter to the Editor RecordOnline
Additional 2009 - 2016 tentative contract infoIndependent Artice Summer 2012
State prison policy ignoring safetyState prison policy ignoring safety
Inmates- Too Much From NY TaxpayersProtect Protectors


Executive Board MinutesExecutive Assembly MinutesExecutive Assembly Motions
Statewide Labor Mgmt. MinutesNYSDOCS DirectivesHistorical Contracts & Award
Negotiation and Arbitration FAQPolicy & Procedures Manual 

Contracts & Awards

Arb-Eligible (BU 01) 2009-2016 ContractNon-Arb Eligible (BU 21) 2009-2016 Contract
Heads of Agreement
OSC Paybill
Est. Retro Payments
Salary Schedules
NYSHIP Comparison
Health Ins. Premium
Expedited Disc. Arb.
Grievance Step 2
Location Pay Chart
Membership Mailing
Retro Breakdown
Heads of Agreement
Contract Summary
Retro Payments/Raise
Salary Schedule
Retro Pre-Shift Bulletin
Deficit Reduction (DRL) Bulletin
Health Insurance
Non-salary increases
Membership Mailing
2009 - 20112007 - 20092003 - 2007
Contract Log Updates
Arbitration Documentation
Award Packet - Clarification - Documentation
Contract Log
- Proposals
2003 - 2007 Arbitration
Contract Log


Constitution & Corporate

ConstitutionCertificate of Incorporation 2005IBA Hearing Transcripts
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