About Us

Our History

The Court Officers Benevolent Association of Nassau County (COBANC) was formed in the late 1970s during the State take-over of all the courts (except local town and village courts) in New York. COBANC was officially recognized by PERB as the bargaining unit for most court system employees in Nassau County on February 2, 1979. 

Our Mission

The Court Officers Benevolent Association of Nassau County is committed to protecting and improving the quality and security of our members’ working conditions and personal lives through pro-active representation, effective political action, and open communication.

COBANC has worked tirelessly over the years to negotiate and protect the hours of work, wages, pensions, health care benefits, workplace safety, paid holidays, annual and sick leave, and all the other advantages you enjoy as a union member.

Our People

We represent the non-judicial titles in Nassau County including but not limited to Office Clerical, Court Security, Court Clerks, Court Interpreters, Court Reporters, Law Librarians, Attorneys, Analysts, and Technology. Basically everyone, except for the Judges.

Our Locations

Our members work in:

Hempstead: Nassau District Court

Mineola: Nassau County Court, Nassau Commissioner of Jurors, Nassau Matrimonial Center, Nassau Supreme Court, and Nassau Surrogate’s Court

Westbury: Nassau Family Court (scheduled to be re-located to the Mineola Complex in 2022)