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CWA TAKES LEGAL ACTION AGAINST THE CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION FOR INVOLUNTARY FURLOUGHS

On Friday, July 7, CWA filed a Grievance with the Office of Employee Relations (OER) and an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) charge with the Public Employee Relations Commission (PERC) regarding July 1, 2, 3, 2017 involuntary furloughs of CWA executive … Continue reading

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CWA Update to Members Regarding Shutdown Pay

Attention CWA Members, Here is the shutdown pay situation as of July 7, 2017: Even though workers were paid for the shutdown during Corzine and Federal workers have been paid during the budget shutdown, Chris Christie is refusing to pay … Continue reading

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NOTICE REGARDING DENIAL OF PAY FOR STATE SHUTDOWN

The State is issuing directives through all state agencies this afternoon that Governor Christie refuses to pay state workers for the days we were locked out during the state budget shutdown. You will likely receive a message from your Payroll, … Continue reading

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CWA 1037 Statement on End of State Shutdown

Dear Local 1037 Member, Thank you to everyone who made calls, sent e-mails, and signed up to picket Assembly offices during the State shutdown. Through your efforts we have been able to end the lockout and return to work. If … Continue reading

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SHUTDOWN ENDED

From CWA NJ: Assembly Speaker Prieto and Senate President Sweeney have announced a compromise on the Horizon Bill to end the state shutdown on Monday. State Parks and beaches will be open on Tuesday, July 4. All members are to … Continue reading

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STATE SHUTDOWN PICKET LOCATIONS

Wednesday & Thursday Picket Locations We will be picketing from 10 am to 12 pm Bergen County: Office of Gordon Johnson, 545 Cedar Lane, Teaneck Essex: Office of Eliana Pintor Marin, 263 Lafayette St, Newark Middlesex: Office of Craig Coughlin, … Continue reading

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STATE SHUTDOWN TELE-TOWN HALL

CWA Members: STATE SHUTDOWN TELE-TOWN HALL — MONDAY, JULY 3 at 11AM. In the event there is still no state budget and a government shutdown on Monday, we will have a tele-town hall at 11:00 am to give you an … Continue reading

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CWA STATEMENT TO MEMBERS ON STATE SHUTDOWN

Attention CWA Members: We are reporting from the Assembly Chambers at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, July 1, 2017. The State of New Jersey is shut down because the Legislature and Governor failed to reach a budget agreement. Essential employees will … Continue reading

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CWA STATEMENT ON LOOMING BUDGET DEADLINE AND POTENTIAL SHUTDOWN

Statement from CWA NJ State Director Hetty Rosenstein on New Jersey’s budget deadline and looming potential shutdown: “Time for some budget problems in Trenton…” “There is as much reason to shut down the State of New Jersey over Horizon as … Continue reading

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CWA NJ State Worker Tele-Town Hall

State Workers: Hear what happened at our May 17th bargaining session, news on the State budget and more on the tele-town hall on May 31. Register your phone number on our calling list at www.cwanj.org/signup

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