As legislators consider Chris Christie’s anti-worker “Toolkit” to reform public jobs in New Jersey, CWA members are putting on a full-court press.
Last Wednesday, public workers from four CWA Locals met with Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt in Voorhees, to discuss concerns with the proposed legislation. CWA told Lampitt not to place artificial caps on collective bargaining, and not to dismantle the worker protections in Civil Service in New Jersey.
The following is a column by Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman that originally appeared in the New York Times on August 8. Although it certainly has overtones here in New Jersey, it shows the battles we are fighting in New Jersey are part of a national fight. To view the article at the NYT website, click here.