Register Now and Attend March 16

2019 Legislative Conference

7:30-8:30 AM Registration
8:00 – 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00-10:00 AM Welcome and Speakers
10:15-11:30 AM Workshop session one
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM Workshop session two
1:00- 3:00 PM Lunch and speakers
Workshops for:
  • PK12 Educators
  • Higher Education Faculty
  • Adjunct Faculty
  • Professional Staff
  • Healthcare workers

East Brunswick Hilton

If you are staying at the hotel, there is a discounted rate of $109, plus tax and parking.…

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Resolution In Support Of Federal Workers By The Raritan Valley Community College Faculty Federation

“As the new Congress is sworn in, the current House should add one fundamental issue to the many, including doing what it can to end the shutdown and restore lost pay to federal workers, that necessitate action. Congress should put politics aside and grant fair raises to federal workers. At a recent faculty meeting, my colleagues and I at RVCC issued a resolution to that effect and now is the time for implementation,” said business professor Pattiann Kletz, president of the faculty union.…

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Cumberland County College Workers Vote to Affiliate with AFT

Previously unaffiliated union locals representing more than 60 administrative, student support, information technology and advising positions at Cumberland County College have voted to affiliate with the American Federation of Teachers New Jersey—the largest higher education union in the state.

Academic advisor Steve Stolar, a 38-year employee at Cumberland, is the president of a 41-person Administrators Association of Cumberland County College-AFT.…

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Teachers union critical of Kean ceding control of China campus

Joanna Gagis, Producer/Correspondent, NJTVNews

American teachers at the Wenzhou-Kean campus will be transferred to the control of the Chinese government, and union leaders say this puts them at risk.

“China really does not have a very good record on human rights and on workers’ rights,” said Eric Richard, New Jersey AFL-CIO director of legislation. “The ITUC, International Trade Union Conference, issued their most recent report and China literally received the worst grade possible.”

China’s track record on censorship also has the union concerned.…

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