Category: Bargaining


CWA Local 1033 Contract Informational Meeting & Ratification Voting

CWA Local 1033 New Jersey State Workers Contract Informational Meeting & Ratification Voting details

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Summary of the CWA State of New Jersey Executive Branch Tentative Agreement – July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2019

Summary of the CWA State of New Jersey Executive Branch Tentative Agreement – July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2019
This agreement is subject to ratification by the members of the A, P, R and S bargaining units of the Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO

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CWA NJ EXECUTIVE BRANCH CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE | April 16, 2018

Bargaining Upate

WE HAVE A TENTATIVE AGREEMENT FOR A CONTRACT for State Workers (Executive Branch).

We reached an agreement on a July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2019 contract with the Murphy Administration that addresses all retroactive increments, clothing allowance and two across the board increases of 2% and 2%.

We will meet with Shop Stewards and get you the details of the Agreement this week. We will be announcing voting details and dates soon through our shop stewards and worksite broadcasts. You will be able to see everything in writing before the ratification vote.

We achieved our goals. The contract improves on the pattern set by other settlements and sets a foundation for our next contract. We bargained to receive all of our increments retroactively and raises for workers at max. There are no concessions in this tentative agreement. We protected the Contract.

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CWA NJ EXECUTIVE BRANCH CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE | March 14, 2018

Bargaining Upate

Your CWA Bargaining Committee and the Murphy Administration are currently involved in formal contract negotiations to resolve all legal, contractual and retroactive matters.  As members know, our contract expired in July 2015.  Our bargaining covers all issues retroactive to that date. 

We have litigation around step increases and other issues, open clothing allowance disputes, and important contract language at stake.  Both sides are working aggressively to resolve all outstanding issues as quickly as possible.

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CWA NJ EXECUTIVE BRANCH CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE | February 6, 2018

Bargaining Upate

Governor Murphy took office January 16. Both CWA and the State have acted quickly since that time to get negotiations back on track and to clear roadblocks the Christie administration left in our path. CWA’s top priorities for our state executive branch membership are to settle our long-expired contract and resolve the dispute over stalled increments as quickly as possible.

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CWA New Jersey Tele-Town Hall Call Wednesday May 31, 2017 at 7PM

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CWA NJ Executive Branch Contract Negotiations Update

Brothers and Sisters, As you know, Governor Christie has illegally denied our increments after Contract expiration. We are awaiting a decision from the Supreme Court on another case where this was done that we believe will overturn the Governor’s actions…

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CWA NJ EXECUTIVE BRANCH CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE | MAY 18, 2017

Bargaining Upate

THE CONCESSION STAND IS CLOSED. The State has demanded concessions of CWA  — which we reject — and has, as of now, not made ANY economic offer. We believe that we can fight. We can win our increments and reestablish fair collective bargaining law. We can get raises and we can protect the language in our Contract. We know that our members are anxious and that you have been harmed by not getting the increments that you are ENTITLED TO! But CWA will not give in to bullying, concessions, and bad contractual language.

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NJ EXECUTIVE BRANCH BARGAINING REPORT

We have scheduled negotiations with the Christie Administration for March 24, 2017. There are several reasons for our change of direction. Back in 2015, the Christie Administration failed to give timely notice for negotiating a new contract, which would mean…

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CWA New Jersey Bargaining Team

CWA New Jersey Bargaining Team

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