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CWA Update on NJ State budget $10B shortfall and negotiations to protect jobs

CWA Update on NJ State budget $10B shortfall and negotiations to protect jobs​

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UPDATES ON FURLOUGH RULES FOR NEW JERSEY STATE WORKERS

May 22, 2020 Dear Union Family, Please read this update carefully. You have probably read about the Steve Sweeney Job Share/Furlough bill that the Legislature passed. This bill is an update of 2013 Job Sharing legislation that permits partial furloughs,…

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Register Now to Vote by Mail in the NJ Primary Election

A New Jersey voter may vote by mail by completing the Application for Vote by Mail Ballot and return the application to their County Clerk. To receive your ballot by mail, the application must be received by the County Clerk…

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Action Alert: Send an email to your Member of Congress to protect Public Services!

You may have read Governor Murphy’s warning that without assistance from the Federal Government, New Jersey will suffer unheard of layoffs of state, county, municipal and education workers. Although there are no plans in place for these types of layoffs,…

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CWA Members have several options to be tested for COVID-19

If you need a COVID-19 test, you have several options: IF YOU ARE A CWA PUBLIC WORKER AND YOU ARE ENGAGED IN FIRST RESPONDER WORK TO THE VIRUS: YOU ARE ELIGIBLE for First Responder testing. (example: our 24/7 healthcare workers,…

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Waiving Rules to Speed Hospital Admissions

To ensure our members get the care they need, eliminate potential delays in admission and treatment, and help New Jersey hospitals deal with the increasing demand on staff resources, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) is…

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CWA Human Rights – COVID-19 Resources

While the COVID-19 outbreak has a widespread impact, for some groups the situation furthers their vulnerabilities and limitations. On this page, you will find a list of resources, campaigns, and actions to help support your families and communities as we…

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State Health Benefit Plan COVID19 Testing/Treatment – No Cost to Members

All New Jersey State Health Benefit plans will cover all testing and treatment for COVID19 without member payment of copays, deductible or any other out of pocket costs.

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CWA NJ Town Hall Call COVID-19

CWA NJ Town Hall call Thursday, March 19th at 8:00 pm and again Friday, March 20th at 11:00 am for members with information on our efforts during the COVID-19 Coronavirus crisis. If you DO NOT receive the call, you can…

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COVID-19 Coronavirus update

Union update on COVID-19

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