Benevolent Association

  • News

    January 4, 2012

    Air Safety on the Cheap

    They're responsible for airport security but contractors still make poverty wages

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Dora Schriro, Correction Commissioner, Blasted By Jail Guard Union [Updated]

    ​The union representing correction officers today blasted Correction Commissioner Dora Schriro's management of the city's jail system. In an unusual advertisement published in the New York Daily News, the Correction Officers Benevolent Association accused Schriro of slashing security posts bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    Bloomberg-Thompson Debate Blah Blah Who Cares It's Over We're Fucked

    The Times recaps the Bloomberg-Thompson debate, which from their reading sounds like something that would change no one's mind. Bloomberg shrugs off the term limits debate ("In the end, on Nov. 3, we'll have a vote on what really matters"), is made to "fidget with his fingers" when people mock his S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Family of Dead Inmate Confronted by Angry Correction Officers Outside Court

    Simmering tensions between the family of a teenager beaten to death at Rikers Island and correction officers erupted today at the Bronx courthouse.    As an arraignment for several inmates charged in the case ended, more than 30 correction officers confronted members of Christopher Ro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    Jail Guard Union Throws Party for Indicted Guards

       Last Friday, the Voice has learned, the union for correction officers held a 10-hour fundraiser to benefit three members who were indicted two weeks ago for deputizing teen inmates as enforcers in a Rikers Island jail.     In the fallout that has followed the murder of te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Wayne Barrett: Plaxico, You Should Have Worked for Bloomberg

    Too bad for Plaxico Burress that he didn't work for the Bloomberg administration. The city would have treated him better than the Giants did, even if he had been busted on the same gun charges that so outraged the mayor.The city quietly spends more than a billion dollars a year financing welfare fun ... More >>

  • News

    July 17, 2007

    Jail Guard Blues

    An officer's whistleblowing should have been heeded, says a union president in the wake of a Voice report

  • News

    June 5, 2007

    Revolt from Above

    A family-run union for security guards ousts its members

  • News

    March 4, 2003

    What the Unions Can Do

    Bloomberg Could Save Millions If City Seized Slush Funds

  • News

    February 16, 1999

    The Other New York City Opera

    Chinese Traditions Survive a Transplant