Legislature passes budget with full pension funding

Christie veto likely Published on Thursday, June 25, 2015   Hundreds of NJEA members packed the galleries of the state Senate (pictured) and the General Assembly to remind lawmakers that their votes affect the future of everyday residents of New Jersey, including those who educate their children and provide them with a safe, well ordered […]


Thank you to all who represented us all!   700 + strong were present on June 17.  Our voices were heard!


NJEA OLD BRIDGE PENSION RALLY AND ACTIVISM WORKSHOP SAVE YOUR PENSION! THE TIME IS NOW! For those that question what they can do to get in the pension fight, here’s your chance! Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT The last request, WEAR RED, BRING YOUR FAMILIES, IT’S THEIR FIGHT TOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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 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? […]