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Public Employees Federation (PEF)

Public Employees Federation (PEF)

Enrollment Information

To become a PEF member and receive union benefits, you must submit a PEF Membership application.  Once enrolled, your dues will be automatically deducted from your paycheck.  You cannot receive PEF benefits if you do not complete the PEF membership application.  Visit the Public Employees Federation (PEF) website and the PEF Membership Benefits website for member information. 

Mail completed applications, with original signatures, to:

PEF 1168-70 Troy Schenectady Road
PO Box 12414
Albany, NY 12212-2414


Vision and Dental Plan Information

PEF vision and dental plans are paid for by the state or negotiating unit and are free for active employees and their families. Vision insurance is provided by Davis Vision and dental coverage is provided by Emblem Health, both have a 28-day waiting period.

PEF member vision and dental information can be located on the NYS Department of Civil Service's website.

     -New York State PEF Vision Plan Information
     -New York State PEF Dental Coverage Information

How to Enroll:

To enroll in the vision and dental plan, you must complete a Health Insurance Transaction Form (PS-404) and submit to us.

Disability and Term Life Insurance

PEF Disability and Term Life Insurance is available through PEF Membership Benefits Program website.

Contact the BSC Benefits Team

Still have questions? Try the BSC Help Center where you can send a question to our support team or search a database of FAQs.

Contact us by phone:

Phone: 518-457-4272

Contact us by email:

Mailing Address:

Human Resources, BSC Records Management
Building 5, Floor 4
W. Averell Harriman State Office Campus
1220 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12226-1900

Contact us by fax:

(518) 457-1879