Retired Members (NJREA)

 

The New Jersey Retirees' Education Association (NJREA) is dedicated to improving the quality of life for retired educational personnel by providing interesting and informational programs and social situations for NJREA members; by working with NJEA & NEA organizing for the common good, to pass beneficial state and federal legislation, and get friends of the educational community elected; by providing a wide variety of member services; and by keeping members informed about health insurance and pensions.

Pension resolution: the good, the bad, and the future

Fresh from its success at the polls in 2015—but mindful of a state Supreme Court ruling that the state could not be compelled to make statutorily required payments in the pension system—NJEA worked with other unions and ballot initiative experts to craft a proposed constitutional amendment that would require the state to pay its share. Learn more

A wild week in August

As  a result of members’ and leaders’ frustration with the politics-as-usual ploy  of promising to live up to their responsibilities and failing once again to do  so, NJEA informed senators and county Democratic chairpersons in early August that  NJEA would no longer contribute members’ voluntary NJEA Political Action  Committee (PAC) donations to candidates who did not support members’ priorities. Learn more

Working after retirement

If you are considering working after retirement, you should be aware of the restrictions imposed by laws and regulations governing post-retirement employment. For NJEA's interpretation of the state's restrictions, please sign in

An autumn of advocacy

Are you looking to make the most of your NJREA membership?  Want to find out what’s being done to solve the pension crisis and learn how you can help? Then mark your calendars and join NJREA for its annual Fall Meeting on Thursday, September 22.  This popular member event will return to its original venue at the Nottingham Ballroom in Hamilton this year. Learn more

Be part of the change

Mark your calendar for NJREA’s 2016 Convention in Atlantic City on November 9 and 10 at the Resorts Casino-Hotel in Atlantic City. The annual event will continue to support the theme “NJREA: Moving Forward; Adapting to Change.” Learn more

NJEA PAC announces endorsements, intent to play in primaries

The New Jersey Education Association’s 125-member political action committee has voted to recommend to the National Education Association’s (NEA) Fund for Children and Public Education the endorsements of 11 candidates for election to the U.S. Congress, including three Republicans and eight Democrats. The endorsements in congressional districts three, four, five, and seven join those that had previously been approved in April. Learn more

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