Saturday, March 16, 2019, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
East Brunswick Hilton
3 Tower Center Blvd.
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Meet Members of NJ Assembly
Free registration for all AFTNJ members.
More information and registration will be posted on our website beginning late January 2019.
For those traveling and want to secure a room, the Hilton conference rate will be $109.00 plus tax per night.…Read more
Carly Sitrin, NJ Spotlight
Hundreds of faculty union members picketed meeting of university’s board of governors, frustrated with stagnant wages and months of fruitless bargaining
Members of several Rutgers faculty unions say they are “fed up” and are threatening to strike over ongoing contract negotiations with the university which they claim have been arduous and opaque.…Read more
Adam Clark, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com
Tired of waiting for a new contract and fed up with an administration they claim is slow-walking negotiations, Rutgers University professors are threatening a strike.
Dozens of professors picketed before Thursday’s Board of Governors meeting in New Brunswick and later blasted President Robert Barchi’s handling of contract talks before the board.…Read more
Meanwhile, the News 4 I-Team has obtained a recording of the mayor telling Democrats that “Channel 4 is behaving like criminals” after News 4 broadcast reports of his administration’s alleged corruption and cronyism
By Jonathan Dienst, David Paredes, Erica Jorgensen and Ron Campbell
“Our students’ education is too important to play politics with,” Donna M. Chiera, president of the American Federation of Teachers New Jersey, said in a statement to News 4.…Read more