UPDATE 6/27/19: NO STATE WORKER SHUT DOWN! The Governor has announced that there will NOT be a Shut Down of State Services. Click here for more info.
The legislature passed a budget that is not sound and may result in a state shutdown! Click here for more information.
If there is a shutdown and we are locked out, you must follow the instructions given to your CWA Shop Steward. All members who are locked out must report to one of the Shutdown Locations during the lockout. Please speak with your shop steward for instructions.
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WANT TO HELP STOP THE LOCKOUT?! – call 855-620-8460. The number will ask you to put in your zip code to be connected to your legislators. We are asking our members to make the call THREE times to speak to both of their state assembly members and their state senator. Tell them to negotiate a budget with a millionaire’s tax, and stop supporting a corrupt Economic Development Authority (EDA) program that is costing our state billions!
MATERIALS AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD:
Make the Call to your Legislators leaflet 10,000 calls (*new* – negotiate a budget with a millionaire’s tax, and stop supporting a corrupt EDA program that is costing our state billions) Click here to download.
SHOP STEWARD DOCUMENTS:
CWA NJ Shop Steward Master List Shut Down Location Sign Up Sheet Click here to download.
Why the Budget Bill passed by the Legislature is Dangerous for Public Workers, Services, and New Jersey (one-page overview) Click here to download.
Why the Budget Bill Padded by the Legislature is Dangerous for Public Workers, Services, and New Jersey (two-page Shop Steward document) Click here to download.
Economic Development Authority (EDA) Corporate Tax Incentive Programs – What is happening with NJ’s corporate tax incentive programs? (Shop Steward resource) Click here to download.
FY20 Budget Overview & EDA Reform – Why the Legislature’s actions are dangerous for public workers, services, and NJ (Shop Steward Resource) Click here to download.