President's Message

A New Work Environment

A New Work Environment

As Phase 1 has begun, we found ourselves in a whole new work environment. All courts are currently undergoing a "remodel" and COBANC is working with local OCA and Beaver Street to achieve the safest environment to return to...

President's Message
Jun 5, 2020
Return to In-Person Operations in Nassau County - Phase 1

Return to In-Person Operations in Nassau County - Phase 1

Today the New York State court system issued an email alert announcing they will gradually resume in-person operations in Nassau and Suffolk counties on Friday, May 29...

President's Message
May 27, 2020
COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

On May 7 COBANC participated in a remote meeting with all the Court Unions and OCA...

President's Message
May 8, 2020
COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

I hope this email finds you all safe and healthy. A few things that are coming down the pipe that you all should be aware of...

President's Message
Apr 29, 2020
Feeding our Heroes

Feeding our Heroes

Dear Malverne Feeding Our Heroes, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the organizers of "Malverne Feeding Our Heroes...

President's Message
Apr 15, 2020
April Meeting Canceled

April Meeting Canceled

The General Membership Meeting (originally planned for April 15) is being postponed until further notice...

President's Message
Apr 6, 2020
April 1 Paychecks Delayed

April 1 Paychecks Delayed

Although paychecks dated April 1, 2020 were confirmed on March 24, 2020, the Office of the New York State Comptroller is not permitted to distribute funds dated in the new fiscal year...

President's Message
Mar 31, 2020
COBANC Operations Remain Uninterrupted

COBANC Operations Remain Uninterrupted

REMOTE OPERATION: We have made the necessary technical arrangements to operate the union office remotely...

President's Message
Mar 27, 2020
COVID-19 Court Information

COVID-19 Court Information

Information related to the NYS Courts and Coronavirus, including a list that includes court visitors as well as court personnel who have been confirmed positive can be found at the links below...

President's Message
Mar 25, 2020
Nassau Courts are Closed

Nassau Courts are Closed

We want to thank everyone for remaining calm during these unprecedented times...

President's Message
Mar 17, 2020
Guidance on Preventing Coronavirus

Guidance on Preventing Coronavirus

The recent news involving the Novel Coronavirus is creating concern across the globe. As you may be aware, a new strand of the Coronavirus...

President's Message
Mar 6, 2020
Gov Vetoes Two Bills

Gov Vetoes Two Bills

Once again the Governor vetoed two very important bills which have passed both houses for the past 5 years...

President's Message
Jan 8, 2020
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

The Holiday season is here! That means the end of another year and a new one is quickly approaching...

President's Message
Dec 20, 2019
Thank You for Supporting COBANC

Thank You for Supporting COBANC

On October 3rd, COBANC held our Awards Reception. I would like to congratulate all of the honorees. Photos from the event can be found on our website...

President's Message
Oct 28, 2019
It's Time To Do What's Right

It's Time To Do What's Right

COBANC, along with Union Presidents Dennis Quirk (NYSCOA), William Dobbins (SCCEA), and Glen Damato (NYSCCA) have been invited to the Governor's Office to discuss the Peace Officer 3/4 Disability Bill...

President's Message
Sep 16, 2019
Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day to all COBANC members. You are the backbone of the courts. Without your labor, the courts would come to a grinding halt...

President's Message
Sep 2, 2019
Happy Independence Day

Happy Independence Day

The true meaning of Independence Day seems to get lost in the BBQ's and fireworks. Let us not forget what our forefathers risked to form this great nation...

President's Message
Jul 4, 2019
Remembering Those Who Paid For Our Freedom

Remembering Those Who Paid For Our Freedom

Officially, Memorial Day is an American holiday, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military...

President's Message
May 24, 2019
Peace Officer Memorial Day

Peace Officer Memorial Day

Today, May 15th is Peace Officer Memorial Day. This is the day that we remember the peace officers that risk their lives every day to protect and it takes place in the middle of National Police Week...

President's Message
May 15, 2019
25 COBANC Members Honored

25 COBANC Members Honored

I was informed today, March 22, that 25 of our members were honored yesterday in Supreme Court. How could that be you ask?...

President's Message
Mar 22, 2019
Court Officer Lawsuit Update

Court Officer Lawsuit Update

Today we received the long awaited decision from the Appellate Division: Second Judicial Department...

President's Message
Jan 30, 2019