Tough Times Call for Shared Sacrifice, Undermining Civil Service System Invites Corruption
WOODBRIDGE, NJ – New Jersey’s largest union representing public workers responded today to Gov. Christie’s budget address. Hetty Rosenstein, state director for the Communications Workers of America, said:
TRENTON, NJ -- Four unions filed a legal challenge today to Gov. Christie's unilateral executive order that dramatically limits the ability of working families to participate in the political process in New Jersey. (View the brief by clicking here).
CWA Area Director Hetty Rosenstein presented state worker shop stewards with an impassioned call to action to protect the Social Contract in New Jersey, and an analysis of the challenges facing public sector workers throughout the state. The full text of the speech can be found here.
CWA's state worker shop stewards from around the state met on January 20 at the War Memorial in Trenton. For an analyis of some of the legal issues concerning the power of the governor and contracts with state workers, click here.
More than 800 of CWA’s state worker shop stewards are set to meet on Wednesday, January 20th in Trenton to discuss a plan of action to confront attacks being made on state employees, and to discuss a "Fight Back" campaign.