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.Read More
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.Read More
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…Read More
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.Read More
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…Read More
Dear New Jersey State Worker, This is an important letter bringing you up to date on a few issues, so please take the time to read it through. It discusses Contract Negotiations for State Workers in the Executive Branch, the…Read More