CWA Mobilization Plan to Fight Attacks on our Pensions, Health Benefits and Jobs

Documents to help you fight back

Christie: As Long as I Get Everything I Want, We Can Compromise on How I Get It

Chris Christie spoke to the New Jersey State Legislature yesterday in a special session he called to address property taxes and offered a "compromise" on taxes to the state legislature. Christie's earlier plan called for a Constitutional Amendment capping tax increases at 2.5% that includes costs of health care and pensions for public workers.

Washington Republicans Kill Jobs Bill, Prevent Money to Avoid Layoffs for Public Workers

Republicans in the U.S. Senate killed a jobs bill last week, using arcane Senate rules to prevent the bill from even being debated on the Senate floor.

Christie Signs Budget, Bigger Fights Coming

Governor Christie reached a deal with Democrats in the state legislature on a $29.4 billion budget last week, which was passed and signed into law on Tuesday.

CWA acheived several hard-fought victories in the budget to preserve jobs:

CWA Local 1032 Wins First Round of Fight to Save NJN

When Governor Chris Christie unveiled his draconian budget in March, he set out to privatize NJN by January 1, selling the infrastructure owned by the state and eliminating the jobs there.  Christie wanted legislation to privatize NJN on his desk by July 1.