Category: News


State Health Aetna Members Must Switch but CWA Negotiated Strong Options – What You Need to Know

State Health Aetna Members Must Switch but CWA Negotiated Strong Options  Starting in January 2020, Aetna will NO longer provide plans through the NJ State Health Benefit Plan (SHBP) medical plan for active employees and early retirees.   SHBP recently…

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We remember our brother, Gerry Horgan CWA Local 1103 Chief Steward.

Today we remember our brother, CWA LOCAL 1103 Chief Steward Gerry Horgan. Gerry, remembered as “natural born leader” and “the epitome of what a union representative should be,” was killed on this day 30 years ago while on the picket line, fighting alongside his CWA brothers and sisters for healthcare benefits in the 1989 strike against NYNEX.

If you’ve ever asked yourself why we wear red on Thursdays, it started for Gerry – at his funeral a line of CWAers wearing red stretched for a mile along the route to the church, and members began wearing red on Thursdays to honor and remember Gerry, a tradition that has spread throughout the country and continued to this day.

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CWA Local 1033 Annual BBQ – Aug. 25, 2019

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STATEMENT FROM CWA ON GOVERNOR’S ANNOUNCEMENT

Earlier this year, CWA engaged in a process that will save the state more than $1 billion a year in health care costs without lowering the cost of care or simply forcing workers to pay more. We bargained these savings…

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NO STATE WORKER SHUTDOWN!

The Governor has announced that there will NOT be a Shut Down of State Services. He will make a formal announcement and provide information on the budget resolution on Sunday and we will send out a notice of those details when we have it.

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CWA NJ SHUTDOWN DOCUMENTS & RESOURCES

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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TEXT NJBUDGET to 69866

Receive alert texts about the state budget and shutdown.  Periodic msgs.  Reply STOP to quit, HELP for info.  Msg & Data Rates May Apply, See Terms & Conditions.

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CWA New Jersey June 13 Rally | CWA New Jersey

CWA New Jersey June 13 Rally | CWA New Jersey — Read on cwanj.org/june13/ Join us Thursday June 13th for a rally that NJ Deserves! Protect your pension! Protect your healthcare! Demand an end to corporate welfare and attacks on…

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CWA Local 1033 General Membership Meeting 5/23/19

Join us at our CWA Local 1033 General Membership Meeting 5/23/19 at the Trenton War Memorial at 4:30 PM.  Dinner will be served.  

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CWA Action Alert! Make 3 calls for a fair budget that includes a Millionaires tax

Call this number 3 times 855-620-8460 connect with your state Senator and two members of the assembly tell them to support Murphy’s budget that includes a Millionaires tax. Oppose Sweeney’s “Path to Poverty” attacks on public workers pensions and benefits.

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