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NJEA earlier today, in conjunction with other public sector unions, filed a petition with the United States Supreme Court seeking a review of whether the New Jersey Supreme Court failed to enforce Article I, Section 10 of the U.S. Constitution when it ruled against public employees in the Burgos case last spring.Read
Created on Tuesday, September 08, 2015
What's the right place to meet and greet and start the year off right? At NJEA's County Fall Focus meetings, members are able to meet their local, county and state association leaders and learn about important issues facing public school employees.Read
Created on Thursday, September 03, 2015
NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer issued the following statement regarding Gov. Christie’s veto of S-3100/A4605, which would have mandated quarterly pension payments, as well as S-3107/A-4606, which would have required the state to pay $300 million of this year’s pension contribution immediately, rather than waiting until the end of the fiscal year in June 2016. “These vetoes are just more evidence that when it comes to pension funding Gov. Christie always chooses the most harmful course."Read
Created on Monday, August 10, 2015
The 125-member political action committee of the 200,000 member New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) today voted to endorse 57 candidates for election to the New Jersey Legislature this November.
Created on Saturday, August 01, 2015
They came by bus, by car, on bikes and on foot, filling the horizon as they marched. No matter how they got there, well over one thousand New Jersey residents descended upon the Livingston High School today for one common purpose: to tell the nation the truth about Gov. Chris Christie.Read
Created on Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Bagpipes sounded the battle cry in Old Bridge during the Middlesex County pension rally on Highway 516. Over 700 union members and supporters gathered on the street in front of Republican Sen. Sam Thompson’s Legislative District 12 office on June 17 to protest the underfunding of the state’s pension system. Members of police and fire organizations joined NJEA members to share their outrage at the legislative decisions that have also affected their pensions.Read
Created on Wednesday, June 24, 2015
When it comes to sharing their feelings, Sussex County folks know a thing or two on how to be heard. So it was no surprise that hundreds of active and retired school employees joined forces with their brothers and sisters in local police and fire unions to express their frustrations on the lack of state funding of the pension system.Read
Created on Thursday, June 18, 2015
In the wake of the NJ Supreme Court decision, tens of thousands of public employees are legally required to continue to make their pension contributions while the state remains free to take another pension holiday. In the eyes of Hunterdon County public school employees, however, that's downright unacceptable.Read
Created on Tuesday, June 16, 2015
More than 300 NJEA members and staff crowded the halls and meeting rooms of the New Jersey Statehouse today for the largest lobby day in association history, according to NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer.Read
Created on Thursday, June 11, 2015
NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer released this statement following the New Jersey Supreme Court’s ruling on the pension funding lawsuit filed by NJEA and other public sector unions: "Today’s Supreme Court ruling is a blow to the rule of law in New Jersey. It is devastating to all public employees, retirees, taxpayers, and families." Q & A Full Court Decision
Created on Tuesday, June 09, 2015
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