CWA NJ Newsletter March 21st

From working to stop Verizon from hurting small businesses to working to stop Governor Christie from closing developmental centers, this is some of the work CWA members have been up to this week.

CWA Statement on the Passing of Congressman Donald Payne

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Payne family. Donald Payne was a trailblazing leader who never forgot the communities he served, no matter how far his career went.

State Worker Bargaining Update, 2-29-11

Our Contract: A Fight for the Integrity of Collective Bargaining

Update on PLB Days

As you know, the Appellate Court determined that Civil Service was wrong in saying that PLB days had to be treated as vacation days, that is, that they could only be carrie over for one year.  We won this decision.

CWA Wins Appellate Court Decision on PLB Days

As you know, the State was trying to force our members to use all PLB days by June 30, 2012 and violate the MOA that permitted carryover and cash out of PLB days.  PLB days were agreed to between the unions and the State in exchange for agreements to defer contractual raises and to take furlough days.