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Retroactive Pay October 26th

All retroactive pay will be issued on October 26, 2018. The paper check payment will be distributed throughout the day in the workplace.

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Shutdown briefing for Shop Stewards

We just briefed our CWA State Worker Shop Stewards on our plans in the event of a state government shut down. We’re ready to fight. We’re ready to do whatever it takes. ✊

State Workers: Text NJBUDGET to 69866 to stay up to date.

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Nominate Carey Brown for PERS Board of Trustees

Between now and January 5th, 2018, nominations are open for the State employee representative on the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) Board of Trustees. Right now, because State Workers have been united in our support of Labor-endorsed candidates, we hold a majority on the Board. We have an opportunity to nominate our Union Brother, Carey Brown for re-election to the PERS Board of Trustees.

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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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0% Increase in SHBP Rates for 1/1/18 for Actives; Retiree Rates FALL; New PBM 1/1/18

0% Increase in SHBP Rates for 1/1/18 for Actives; Retiree Rates FALL; New PBM 1/1/18 No Change in Rates for Active Members; Retiree Rates Go Down    Effective January 1, 2018 there will be no increase in premiums for any…

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