State Federation Now Represents More than 28,000 Education Workers from Pre-K Through Ph.D.
EDISON… In a challenging political climate fueled by a poor economy, workers are organizing new unions and AFT New Jersey State Federation is structuring to continue growing, according to president William Lipkin. The political science professor is presiding over the group’s largest convention April 23-24 in Galloway, NJ, having established cooperating divisions in higher education and pre-kindergarten to 12. “We are proud to represent diverse groups of educators and welcome newly organized workers ranging from post doctoral associates and fellows at Rutgers to high school teachers at private Monsignor Donovan High School in Toms River,” said Lipkin. “These are groups that decided to unionize to improve professional standards and conditions in their schools for everyone.”