FIGHTING TO PROTECT OUR CONFIDENTIAL PERSONNEL RECORDS AND OUR CIVIL RIGHTS
The Facts About the Politically Driven Campaign to Repeal "50-A" What is 50-A? 50-a is a section of the New York State Civil Rights Law that deems the "personnel records" of Police Officers, Firefighters and Correction Officers "confidential and not subject to...
June 8, 2020
PROTECTING OUR COMMUNITIES FROM BAIL REFORM
Over the last few months, Nassau COBA has been at the forefront of combating the so-called bail reform that is making our communities less safe. As you will see below, I have been speaking at local community forums and at the Nassau legislature in an effort to convince our elected officials to take...
March 3, 2020
CUOMO VETOES DISABILITY BILL SOUGHT BY NASSAU JAIL OFFICERS
This article by Michael Gormley originally appeared in Newsday. ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday vetoed a bill that would have expanded disability benefits to Nassau County corrections officers who are assaulted by visitors to inmates. The veto...
December 4, 2017
NASSA COBA ANNOUNCES ENDORSEMENT OF JACK MARTINS FOR COUNTY EXECUTIVE
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September 28, 2017
OFFICERS RALLY FOR REMOVAL OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION SPECIALIST
The officers say Andreaus Guilty has been publishing racist, derogatory and anti-law enforcement comments on Facebook. (12/15/14)EAST MEADOW - More than 100 Nassau County corrections officers rallied today to call for the removal of the county jail’s affirmative action specialist. Andreaus...
December 18, 2014
OFFICERS PROTEST FACEBOOK POSTINGS BY NASSAU JAIL OFFICIAL
More than 100 Nassau correction officers protested outside the county jail in East Meadow on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014, calling for the removal of the jail's head affirmative action officer over Facebook postings in which he referred to police as "crackers" who "got bullied in high...
December 16, 2014
COBA FULL PAGE NEWSPAPER ADVERTISEMENT
This is the full page, color advertisement that appeared in today's Newsday Nassau/Suffolk editions on page A19. This ad is also scheduled to appear in next week's print and online edition of the Chief-Leader newspaper.
January 9, 2014
2013 NASSAU COBA POLITICAL ENDORSEMENTS
Each year, your Union seeks to endorse and align ourselves with political candidates and elected officials who strive toward realizing a better quality of life for the residents in their community...
September 30, 2013
COBA IN THE STATE CAPITAL
Below is a summary of the four bills that were on this year's Nassau COBA Legislative Agenda. It is important to realize that while we have taken a tremendous step forward in getting these bills passed through the Senate and Assembly, as of this date only two of these bills have been...
August 19, 2013
JUDGE ORDERS INJUNCTION ON KING MANGANO LAW
Early yesterday afternoon, Judge Arthur Spatt in Federal Court issued his decision on the "King Mangano law" (Local Law #315-12). This law, if enacted, would have given the County Executive the authority to open up collective bargaining agreements and extract $41 million dollars in labor savings to...
August 21, 2012