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Gov. Phil Murphy ordered state offices closed Wednesday as New Jersey braces for another big coastal storm that could dump up to a foot of snow in parts of the state.

Gov. Phil Murphy ordered state offices closed Wednesday 3/7/18 as New Jersey braces for another big coastal storm that could dump up to a foot of snow in parts of the state.

The order for all non-essential workers to stay home came hours after Murphy declared a state of emergency.

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CWA Honors Pamela Knight, our AFSCME Union Sister

Sign the Petition here Dear CWA Sisters and Brothers, On Friday, September 29, 2017, at 5 p.m., Pamela Knight, a 57 year old child protective services worker employed by the State of Illinois, received a call that a 2 year…

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2/7/18 2 Hr. Delay Opening for state offices.

Due to a winter storm expected to slick roadways with a mix of snow and ice, officials have announced a two-hour delayed opening for all New Jersey state offices on Wednesday.

The delay is to allow time for roads, parking lots and sidewalks to be cleared and made safe, the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management said in a statement.

Essential employees should report to work on their regular schedule, officials said.

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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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Gov. Murphy signs his first executive order for equal pay for women

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CWA Local 1033 Final Certification of Election Run-Off for Secretary Results

The members of the Local Election Committee certify that the results of the tabulation of the ballots cast in the run-off election for the position of Secretary were as follows: View official announcement: Final Runoff Results for Secretary Roberto Sayers:…

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of former CWA local 1033 President Rae Roeder.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of former CWA local 1033 President Rae Roeder.

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CWA Local 1033 Holiday Party Photos

We had a wonderful time with our brothers and sisters at our annual CWA Local 1033 holiday party. A special thank you to everyone who came out and made this year’s event so special.

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CWA Local 1033 Final Certification of Election

CWA Local 1033 Final Certification of Election

Edited April 4, 2018 to include Final Runoff for Secretary Edited January 8th, 2018 to include run-off election results.  The members of the Local Election Committee certify that the results of the tabulation of the ballots cast in the election…

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What you need to know about the State Health Benefits Plan in 2018

CWA has been on the cutting edge of trying to push back health care costs without cost-shifting.  Chapter 78 has harmed our members, caused healthcare to be too expensive, and has encouraged cost-shifting instead of cost containment. A new Administration and a reasonable Governor will hopefully lead to a more reasonable cost sharing on healthcare– but if you can, you should consider reducing your costs with these union-negotiated plans.

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