CWA Local 1088

Recent News

Join us this Monday, September 17, 2018 5:15pm at the local office (35 Beaverson Blvd Unit 3C Brick 08723) for the general membership meeting.  Just a few of the things we will be discussing:

Union Social Event- help us choose our social event!!!!

Community Outreach-upcoming events

Political Issues- Action you can take!

We will provide pizza and drinks and an opportunity to win a $25 Shoprite Giftcard

2 days away from deadline and we still do not have a budget.  There are proposals and counterproposals, but nothing too promising.  This affects every single public sector employee that we represent as legislators have been making threats to pension and healthcare benefits.  You can still call your legislators at 609-400-4763 and tell them to support a fiscally responsible budget.  

Also if you missed the NJ budget teletown call, you can listen here.  We will keep you up to date as the deadline approaches.  

The US Supreme Court attempted to undermine the sustainability of Unions by issuing an unfavorable decision in Janus V. AFSCME; which held that forcing non-members to pay an agency fee for representation violated their 1st Amendment rights.  This was a well-funded attack, not conducted by those seeking to advance free speech, but by coprorate interests seeking to destabilize worker's rights.  

The State has to pass a budget by June 30, 2018.  Top Democrat Legislators and Governor Phil Murphy have been sparring over budget proposals, leaving the ability to pass a budget within the timeframe unlikely.  The Governor believes the legislative body is wearing rose-colored glasses in order to predict unrealistic finances, and wishes the proposal to include a re-instatement of the Millionaire's Tax, instead Senate President Sweeney has proposed the following: