“Today, we announced that CWA NJ has reached an agreement with the state that will include Furloughs employees instead of laying off. These furloughs aim to limit the loss of wages for employees while offering considerable savings to the state. In addition, the agreement postpones the planned adjustment of the cost of living to wages, another cost-saving measure. The final agreement is still subject to ratification by staff. CWA Tips for Angry Public Servants Seeking Unemployment Insurance The result is a proposed contract that we are proud to present and recommend. These include the extension of EU rights, significant savings on health costs, annual increases in one-off progressivity and increases on the basis of every four years. The priorities assigned to the accession negotiating team will be met in this treaty. Repeat – This contract provides for permanent increases for the base for all years of agreement for all employees. There are no deferred increases or minimum/maximum increases for all increases in this treaty. We are proud of the agreement we have negotiated in recent weeks. It is difficult to defer wage increases and even lay off workers for a few days. But in an environment like this, we think we have accomplished something remarkable: job protection for our members and their families. We hope that once you understand the details of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOA), you will agree and vote “yes.” This agreement will protect our members during the worst economic upheavals since the Great Depression.

It foresees a postponement of the impending increase in July 2020 and a rescheduling of the April 2022 increase. These are a few long days, but most of them are eligible for unemployment. Update: The MOA requires Furloughs to be planned to maximize coverage of the CARES Act. The CARES delay is 7/25 – not 7/31. Make sure you are scheduled for Furloughs until 7/25. If you have any questions or problems, please contact the premises under info@cwa1031.org below are materials that you can check if members vote on the 2020 State of Emergency Security Agreement for the NJ State Executive. Summary of the agreement – a detailed summary of the use of the Security Protocol of the Arrangement (MOA) – this is the complete agreement of the agreement of the schedule A-declaration, like Planned Furloughs Calendar Chart B shows unemployment benefits for each salary level (updated 6-26-20 to show estimates for higher salary levels) Frequently asked questions (FAQ) – for information purposes Dear Sisters, Brothers, Union Family, Last night, your state labor negotiating team successfully concluded negotiations on a very important No Layoff agreement with the Murphy administration. This agreement will protect our members during the worst economic upheavals since the Great Depression. It foresees a postponement of the impending increase in July 2020 and a rescheduling of the April 2022 increase. These are a few long days, but most of them are eligible for unemployment.