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Court Officer Unions Skeptical of OCA Numbers on Hiring

Posted 12/3/18

Although the Office of Court Administration expects to deploy about 400 newly hired recruits as Court Officers by late spring, the presidents of two unions representing employees in that job say the hiring surge is insufficient to address what they characterize as an enduring security staff shortage within state and city courts.

A spokesman for the Office of Court Administration said 130 Court Officers would be deployed this month and another 270 by late spring. “We share the City’s two court-officer unions' concerns that additional officers are needed to open up more court parts and we have been working to resolve that for months,” the spokesman, Lucian Chalfen, said in a statement.

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