PEF Benefits

Your employment-related benefits are negotiated by New York state and your bargaining unit, PEF (NY State Public Employees Federation). These are your benefits if both these are true:

  • Your affiliation is with the state
  • Your negotiating unit is 05
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Health Insurance Retirement Education Flex Spend Accommodations

Flex Spending Account

The Flex Spending Account (FSA) is a negotiated benefit for State employees. There are two parts to the FSA - the Dependent Care Advantage Account and the Health Care Spending Account. Both are types accounts give you a way to pay for your dependent care or health care expenses with pre-tax dollars.

Enrollment in the FSA is voluntary. If you are a new employee, you must enroll within 60 days of your appointment begin date.