President's Message

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
COBANC Dental Plan Options

COBANC Dental Plan Options

This a brief explanation of your COBANC Supplemental Healthcare dental benefits and the dental providers available to you...

President's Message
Jan 17, 2019
Happy Holidays COBANC

Happy Holidays COBANC

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

President's Message
Dec 21, 2018
Unions United

Unions United

Monday night, December 10, six court unions united at a pop-up rally at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Manhattan where Chief Administrative Judge Janet Difiore was giving a speech...

President's Message
Dec 17, 2018
Governor Cuomo Vetoes Bills Initiated by COBANC

Governor Cuomo Vetoes Bills Initiated by COBANC

Our Peace Officer and Tier Equity Bills have been vetoed once again, for the fifth year in a row, by a Governor who publicly states he is a supporter of Labor...

President's Message
Dec 13, 2018
Your Safety is our Main Concern

Your Safety is our Main Concern

As staffing has been reduced to alarming levels, we strongly stress the importance of your diligence at your workstations...

President's Message
Nov 19, 2018
Contract Vote Results

Contract Vote Results

The proposed 2019-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement has been ratified by the membership...

President's Message
Nov 12, 2018
Contract Ratification Vote

Contract Ratification Vote

The proposed 2019-2021 collective bargaining agreement is now in the ratification stage, whereby the membership decides whether to vote for or against it...

President's Message
Oct 26, 2018