Protect Pensions For Retirees

RPEA Executive Director Edward Farrell wrote a letter to the editor of the Times Union in regards to the Teamsters facing sharp pension cuts. Click below to read the letter published in the Times Union on September 6, 2016 Letters: Protect Pensions For Retirees

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Many Factors Go Into Pension Discussions

RPEA Executive Director Edward Farrell wrote an article about the economic impact of retirees on the State’s economy. Click below to read the article published in the Times Union on July 25, 2016 Many Factors Go Into Pension Discussions

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RPEA Annual Meeting Announced!!!

The RPEA Annual Meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at the Albany Marriott (189 Wolf Rd) with registration and vendor fair beginning at 8:30am and the meeting to begin at 9:30am. Two timely programs are already planned for the event, namely: Constitutional Convention Ballot Question 2017 and NYSHIP Health Insurance Overview. For more information or […]

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Cuts In Earned Benefits Hurts Retired Workers

RPEA Executive Director Edward Farrell’s Letter to the Editor.  As appeared in the Times Union, May 1, 2016

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Retirees Applaud Budget Agreement

The Retired Public Employees Association (RPEA) commended the Legislature for rejecting the…

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Retirees Urge Legislature to Reject Budget Proposal at Hearing on the Executive Budget

Click Here to read RPEA President Jack McPadden’s testimony

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‘NYS Thruway Authority Changes Retirees’ Contributions Towards Health Insurance

Click Here to read RPEA Press Release Retirees Urge Thruway Authority to Reconsider Vote on Health Insurance ALBANY, NY (11/17/2015) Edward C. Farrell, Executive Director of the Retired Public Employees Association, today called upon the members of the New York State Thruway Board of Directors to amend the recently adopted budget so that the increase […]

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RPEA is Calling on the Governor and Legislature to Include Retirees in Veteran Credits

Click Here to read RPEA Press Release Include Retirees in Veteran Credits ALBANY, NY (11/12/2015) Edward C. Farrell, Executive Director of the Retired Public Employees Association, today called upon Governor Cuomo and the Legislature to include veterans who have already retired in the proposal which is being developed regarding veteran credits. Farrell noted “We are […]

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