Regardless of how the U.S. Supreme Court rules in Janus v. AFSCME, I believe New Jersey’s union members know the value of relying on one another as active members of our unions. Whether we are teaching in an elementary-school or university classroom, counseling students, crunching numbers or keeping our campus safe and clean, AFT members support one another and express our collective professional voice through our union.…Read more
Direct Primary Care allows you to save money while receiving a more patient-focused relationship with a doctor who is caring and always there for you. During Direct Primary Care Week, we’re focusing on ensuring that our members understand the importance of primary care and the access to outstanding care you now have available as part of your state and school health benefits.…Read more
Despite opposition from AFTNJ and public sector unions in committee, a bill to end any payment for unused sick time advanced and will be heard by the full Assembly.
Sign here to tell your Assembly representatives to oppose this measure and stand with public sector workers.
Delegates to AFTNJ’s 2018 convention resolved to advocate for environmentally-friendly measures to increase use of public transportation in the Garden State. The committee is now forming and chair Dan Aronson, economics professor from Raritan Valley Community College-AFT, is looking for members to get involved.
Aronson has been actively researching and writing about the potential for common ground between progressives and conservatives on labor and environmental issues.…Read more
Thousands of people gathered in 35 state capitals, including Trenton, across the United States May 14, renewing an effort started by Martin Luther King Jr. to eradicate poverty, fight income inequality and end systemic racism.…Read more