Archive | August, 2016

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 […]

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 […]