state correction officers are retiring in record numbers and now leglislation has passed to allow more liquad vacation days on retirement for extra years served. save your money that wont work. what is wanted and needed is respect and dignity for this dangerous job. try this instead: hold your prison administrators accountable for managing the prisons with respect.security staff is scorned by civilian leadership which ...more »
state agencies need to stop issuing notices of discipline like candy..they should be reserved for the uttermost difficult employees who have committed very serious acts or omissions.they cost taxpayers alot of money .missed work hours on arbitration hearings, travel pay etc...most of the time they come from vandictive administrators..its out of control.the director of labor relations needs to be realistic as to how serious ...more »
Envelopes from Department of Social Services have instructions printed on the back in several languages. First is English, second is Spanish (no big suprise there!), third is ARABIC! Whose idea is that and when did this happen? Save money on ink and print them in ENGLISH ONLY and how much money can you save the taxpayer right there?!
Governor..you are not being honest about state employees not taking the early retirements and so now saying you have no choice but to lay people off.you have not offered it to all state employees ,but only your chosen ones..taxpayers there are many probably dozens of high paid ny state corrections officers,sergeants and lieutenants all making 60-100,000 dollars a year, not counting overtime begging for a retirement option...NEVER ...more »
just spent 3 years on the road for a state agency.i am at the end of my career THANK GOD! when i joined this agency in the mid 80s, we were all proud of our job.the years went by and it dteriorated mostly due to supervisors who were out of control,but still it was tolerable because they would only write you up and that is suppose to be "positive communications" yeah right.now every little thing has turned into notice ...more »
You regulate medicaid. put regulators on the heat and a/c on section 8 or any housing that we are paying the rent and electric for. Elderly folks would of course have higher settings i have my heat on 62 all winter because i have to pay the bill. Most folks on welfare don't care , they are not paying the bill, so why would they care what the heat it on , or if they turn off the lights. I know i care, we the working ...more »
The state should buy all their supplies from businesses in that county to keep jobs in that area plus pay alot less then only buying from Grainger, what a waste of money for many years. Buy from our own area ONLY!
the dept of corrections just gave another correction officer exam. for the last few years they have been having trouble getting people to take the job, even though the pay and benefits are very good. on the other end of that is an aging dept. many came in during the mid 80s and are ready to retire.....noone wants to do 1 minute longer than the 25 years anymore. governor...why has ny state let what used to be a great ...more »
get rid of all the high ranking civilian staff in new york state dept of correction.there are people who never came up the ranks of law enforcement and have no law enforcement experience and are superintendents of new york state prisons in which they make way over 100k a year meanwhile a uniform officer within the dept is only making 50k a year i say itll be cheaper to make em climb up the ranks before affording them ...more »
I suggest to cut unnecessary benefits to inmates in state prisons such as gyms, "popular TV" and definitely use them to do creative work that help society & probably help them once they get out. Time in prison should not be an all pay expenses vacation. It should something that make them reconsider previous actions and wish they don't have to go back to jail. It is funny I just got one of those funny emails talking about ...more »
Why do the employees of a near-bankrupt state still have CADILLAC BENEFITS? My employer just recently 'saved' billions of dollars by cutting our 'Cadillac' medical insurance to that of the 'average worker'...why doesn't the state go to a 'high-deductible' plan as well?
i am curious...certain correctional facilities especially female have spent millions of dollars on cameras due to the PREA laws (prison rape elimination act) and i applaud the state for that, however they were put there to examine claims of staff misconduct against inmates, sexual, assaultive etc...,not for administrators bosses and supervisors to regularly come in and start monitoring what the employees were talking ...more »