NEGOTIATING SESSION WITH OCA HELD ON 10/31/2017

Our entire Executive Board met with our attorneys and four (4) members of OCA, including Lauren DeSole regarding contract negotiations. We made some progress, with a few of the side letters we asked for having been granted. Sadly the session ended with Ms. DeSole...

October update from President Glenn L. Damato

The Executive Board met with OCA’s staff and our attorney for the second time for contract negotiations. OCA laid out the basic 14%, 10 year deal with a few add-ons. We presented every side letter to them, including every one that each member submitted. We will...

Contract Negotiations – First Meeting News

The entire Executive Board met with several members of OCA on 9/20. Both sides were interested in negotiating a contract. Lauren DeSole seemed receptive to several of our new demands. As we are negotiating in “good faith”, I will not get into too many...

Meeting with Ron Younkins And Barry Clarke of OCA

On Sept. 13th, 1st Vice President Brian Hamerman, 2nd Vice President Christopher DePietto and I met with Ron Younkins and Barry Clarke of OCA to discuss reallocation. These two men informed us there would not be any reallocation, no reclassification, or any non...

PRESIDENT GLENN L. DAMATO’S SEPTEMBER UPDATE

This Tuesday (9/12) I will be appearing on a radio program, Blue Color Buzz, at 11:00 AM. I will be discussing our current plight, including the fact we are over six years out of contract. You can listen on AM 970 on your dial. Wednesday, Sept. 13, I will be meeting...

MEETING REGARDING AN UPGRADE

The presidents and I of the other unions, (COBANC’s  Billy Imandt, the 9th Judicial District’s Selene Jackson and Suffolk County Court Employees Association’s Bill Dobbins) which represent court clerks had a meeting to continue to push the case for an upgrade. We met...

Very Important Info Regarding Health Coverage

Since December 2015, the NYS Department of Civil Service has been conducting a Dependent Eligibility Verification Audit, using a vendor called Health Management Systems, Inc. (HMS). Similar to the audit conducted in 2009, its purpose is to ensure that every person who...
Congratulations to one of our own

Congratulations to one of our own

The New York State Court Clerks Associations extends it’s congratulations to member Anthony Hernandez on the accomplishments of his daughter Laurie Hernandez who is a member of the United States Olympic Team and will be competing in the Olympics in Rio DeJaneiro. It...