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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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advisory for CWA Members on the current COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Information for New Jersey Members of CWA This is an advisory for CWA Members on the current COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. CWA has contacted all the Employers that our members work for, and we have asked for clarification from each…

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS FOR EMPLOYEES STATE EMPLOYEE LEAVE TIME AND STAFFING – COVID-19

If I am diagnosed with COVID-19, what should I do?The employee should notify their human resources office as soon as possible and forward medical documentation confirming diagnosis within three business days to the Appointing Authority’s representative or office tasked with…

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CWA Addresses Coronavirus Outbreak | Communications Workers of America

CWA Addresses Coronavirus Outbreak — Read on cwa-union.org/news/cwa-addresses-coronavirus-outbreak

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