Blue Shirt Rally on August 31st

Join the members of the Hillsborough Education Association on August 31st as they fight for a fair contract. If you live in town or will be in district please remember to wear blue to raise awareness of the rally and fight for a fair contract. We will be rallying August 31st, at the mediation session […]

Gov. Christie Attempts Abuse of Power and Members’ Rights

‘Gov. Christie continues to exploit the law and the rights of active and retired NJEA members. He holds our members accountable to the terms of P.L. 2011 Chapter 78 when it comes to the elimination of the cost of living adjustment for our retirees, increased premium sharing for active and retired members, and increases in […]

8-8-16: Decision day for Steve Sweeney

http://Hundreds of NJEA members gathered at the Statehouse today, the last day for Senate President Steve Sweeney, D-Gloucester, to keep his promise to post and pass SCR-2. That is the resolution that would put a constitutional amendment to mandate responsible pension funding on the ballot this November. The protest, organized by NJEA’s Summer Fellows, sent […]

No Pension No Peace!

Alongside NJEA Vice President Marie Blistan, hundreds of NJEA members arrived at Senator Sweeney’s office to ensure that he knew we expect him to keep his promise and post SCR-2, our constitutional pension funding amendment. Hundreds more flooded his office with phone calls and emails, overwhelming the system with the sheer volume of messages. As […]

Sweeney Fails to Post Pension Amendment

In response to Senator Sweeney’s failure to keep his promise and post the constitutional  pension funding amendment, stating “there’s always next year”, NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer released this statement: “Sen. Sweeney made a promise to our members that the pension amendment would happen this year. Next year isn’t good enough. He needs to decide whether […]

Keep Your Pension Promise!

Breaking news!!!! There is a rally at Senator Sweeney’s office in West Deptford tomorrow from 12-2 pm. Join with fellow NJEA members as we call on for him to fulfill his promise and post SCR-2, which would put the question on the ballot to fully fund our pensions. Click here for the details.  Call Senator […]

South Bound Brook Needs Our Help!

Please join Laura Bochner, Dan Epstein, and Steve Beatty (so far) at a rally to support Laura’s local, the South Bound Brook Education Association (flyer attached). Working all year without a contract we are looking for support in a rally for about an hour at 6:00 pm tomorrow, April 13th outside our one and only […]

Teacher of the Year Night with the Patriots

  SOMERSET PATRIOTS AND SOMERSET COUNTY EDUCATION ASSOCIATION TO HONOR TEACHERS OF THE YEAR ON MAY 3RD Bridgewater, NJ – The Somerset Patriots and the Somerset County Education Association will host a special night on Tuesday, May 3rd at TD Bank Ballpark to recognize the Somerset County Teachers of the Year. The Somerset Patriots invite […]

Privatization Battles

We have another battle on our hands. The Bound Brook BOE is attempting to privatize their paraprofessionals.  Thirty people who have dedicated their careers to helping our students most in need risk losing their jobs.  The Basking Ridge BOE is also attempting to outsource paraprofessional positions to less experienced, non-Association labor.  While Bound Brook wants […]