NYS Office of Employee Relations

May 18, 2023 — PEF has negotiated an extension until December 31, 2023, of the Certification and License Renewal Fee Reimbursement (CLRFR) Pilot Program, originally set to lapse with the expiration of the 2019-2023 PS&T contract on April 1.  

Through the CLRFR, members can apply for reimbursement of up to $200 per fiscal year for qualifying fees associated with certification and license renewals.  

PEF-represented employees will now be able to apply for reimbursement for qualifying expenses incurred from April 1, 2023, through December 31, 2023. Applications for renewals that were paid for on or after April 1, 2023, through May 12, 2023, must be submitted by August 10, 2023. 

For more information, contact the PEF Training and Education Department at 518-785-1900, ext. 254.