Casey Seiler reports in Capitol Confidential
that the Public Employees Federation and Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration announced a tentative three-year labor agreement on Oct. 19 with a two percent wage increase. “Both the state and PEF agree to work together on a plan to reduce out-of-control healthcare costs,” says the statement from the governor’s office. “Other elements of the contract will be released shortly.” The PEF's Executive Board and membership must approve the agreement. Read the full story in Capitol Confidential.