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IDA application portal open
The 23/24 IDA application portal is open. Applications will be accepted through May 14th. All applications and supporting materials are to be submitted online through the application portal at .
The period covered for this round is 7/2/23 – 7/1/24. All projects must be completed in this time frame. The grants awarded are up to a maximum of $2000 per bargaining unit member and can be applied to up to 2 projects during the above-mentioned award period. Once submitted the applications and materials go through 3 reviews and must be approved at all levels. A copy of the guidelines can be found here and on the application portal. The guidelines explain the nature of the acceptable activities. As well as the appropriate documentation to be submitted. The application is a fillable PDF. Please do not print it and hand-fill it. The values will be automatically calculated within the document once entered.. Once the application is complete save it to your local computer and upload it to the portal along with your CV, project description documents, and receipts if you have them. Please direct questions to Daniel Braun, committee chair. Read More
Consider Helping Members in Need
Perhaps you did not know, NYS has a leave donation program that allows state workers to donate their vacation time to be used as sick time to assist
employees in need. These donations can be made across unions and can mean the world to a peer with a long-term medical issue. If you cannot use your time I would implore you to donate to persons on the below list. Every donated day helps to ensure they remain on the payroll and eligible for much-needed health insurance. Especially with the upcoming holidays. Links to the necessary forms are below. Complete the form and email or fax to time and attendance.
Sergio DaSilva Vollmer 341356 – NICU
Colleen Scully 311360 – Purchasing
Joy Klein 321350- MRI
Cheryl Rooney 361383 – OT outpatient
Edward Santos – 351363 – Radiology diagnostic
Lauren Riccardi – 341312 – Radiology
Haldana Histand – 351323 – Anesthesiology
Maria Esquivel – Housekeeping – 331303
Jacqueline Bentley  – OR 351306
Jean Abazis – Ambulatory Surgery – 321384
Valentina Cruz – Dialysis –  351385
Ricardo Misciagna – 361301 ED

Every day donated is a tremendous help and comfort to those in need . Also, if you know of someone who might be in need of leave donations due to an unforeseen extended illness please pass on the form below for them
to complete and return to Human Resources to evaluate for eligibility and processing.
 Leave Donation request.
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