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New Jersey CWA Director Hetty Rosenstein

CWA members ratify state worker contract

By Nikita Biryukov, March 20 2019 4:41 pm

Communications Workers of America, AFL-CIO, New Jersey members voted to ratify their new state worker contract Wednesday.

“We are proud to announce that our contract was overwhelmingly ratified,” CWA NJ Director Hetty Rosenstein said. “It is a fair agreement. Once again, we’ve proven that Collective Bargaining and Workers Rights are at the core of American Democracy.  When the parties negotiate in good faith the results are always better, more long-lasting, and of greater value than when they are not bargained.

The contract has been widely lauded for the savings it brought to the upcoming year’s budget, which included just under $897 million in projected savings related to employee benefits, with the majority of savings coming from changes to health benefits.

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