Teachers, tax group spar over pensions outside Statehouse

By Sara Jerde | For NJ.com on June 11, 2015 at 6:15 PM, updated June 12, 2015 at 9:12 AM Trenton —The debate over how to fix the state’s troubled pension system heated up outside the Statehouse Thursday as the conservative tax reform group Americans for Prosperity called for reform and members of the New […]

NJEA Hosts Largest Lobby Day

NJEA hosts largest lobby day in association history Published on Thursday, June 11, 2015   More than 300 NJEA members and staff crowded the halls and meeting rooms of the New Jersey Statehouse today for the largest lobby day in association history, according to NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer.

Crisis

Crisis The NJ Supreme Court has spoken but teachers and school employees still fear for their futures. Rather than solving the pension crisis, the court says politicians can continue to ignore it. It’s time for fiscal responsibility – fund the pensions now!

NJEA President Wendell Steinhaurer Responds

NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer’s remarks Published on Jun 9, 2015 “What the Supreme Court did today is a slap in the face of every public employee in New Jersey. I’m furious and my members are furious. This decision has made us more determined to fight. It only makes us more determined to win. ” — […]

Supreme Court Pension Decision – Q & A – What Happens Next?

How did we get here? NJEA – and other public employee unions – have been fighting tirelessly on many different levels to protect our members’ pensions. Today’s decision is the result of a legal battle NJEA has been fighting for decades to force the state to pay their its share. What did the court rule? […]

Back in the Black- Friday, May 15

We are asking everyone to support the Back in Black Campaign this coming Friday, May 15th.  Please wear black, take pictures and share with us! Please note: This is an act to highlight our pension issue with the State of NJ.  We need  to act now or our pension system will be depleted in less […]

N.J. unions protest cuts to pensions in big Statehouse rally

TRENTON— From behind a podium on the Statehouse steps, Hetty Rosenstein briefly subdued a big crowd of public employees with the personal story of how her late father’s pension, earned over decades as head librarian of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, saved her mother’s home. “She pays her taxes and her […]