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Sweeney, Norcross Lose Support Of AFL-CIO

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  As reported by, two of the most prominent Democrats in the state legislature-both labor leaders-lost the support of a major union coalition Thursday, spelling possible trouble for their November reelection fights. The statewide AFL-CIO, representing 30 unions of public and private-industry members, voted in the annual endorsement conference not to support Senate President Stephen… Continue Reading

Unions Halted Donations For Legislators Before Vote To Overhaul Pensions, Benefits

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  As reported by, three major public worker unions’ committees stopped donating to state lawmakers while the legislators, who face elections in November, were preparing to vote on a landmark overhaul of pensions and health benefits. The Communications Workers of America, New Jersey Education Association, and AFSCME zeroed out what had been historically steady… Continue Reading

Recently Released Salary Figures Are Backdrop To Impending Contract Negotiations

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  As reported by, New Jersey’s state government unions are up against more than a combative Governor Chris Christie going into contract negotiations. They are up against numbers regarding their salary, which were recently released and could complicate their efforts to rally public opinion to their side. More than 17,000 union represented state employees… Continue Reading