Category: Big Labor

James O’Keefe releases first undercover video in teachers union series

HAMILTON TWP, N.J. — The New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) is one of New Jersey’s most powerful special interest groups. Renowned undercover journalist, Bergen County native and Rutgers University alumnus James O’Keefe and his organization, Project Veritas, recently decided to Read More

NJ-03: Was this labor union’s MacArthur endorsement timed to irk Murphy?

CLARK, N.J. — Maybe, Save Jerseyans. Just maybe. The New Jersey State Building & Construction Trades Council endorsed Phil Murphy last year. The powerful building trades union also backed Tom MacArthur in both of his previous House races in the Read More

OPINION: It’s Time to Stand Up to the NJEA

New Jersey doesn’t fare well in a new ranking of states’ fiscal health, but you probably guessed that. According to the analysis by the Pew Charitable Trusts, New Jersey is dead last when it comes to paying its annual bills. The Read More

O’SCANLON: Failing to extend the N.J. arbitration cap will cost police, firefighter jobs

If we’re going to be honest, as effective policy makers it’s incumbent upon us to do the hard work, master the facts and policy nuances before us, and present cogent proposals to the public and the legislature. This list of Read More

O’Scanlon challenges Jersey City Mayor Fulop to pressure Speaker Prieto to extend Arbitration Cap

Jersey City Police Officers were awarded a 2% pay increase by a state appointed arbitrator this week. – Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, not the Democrat nominee for Governor, declared that the best interests of his city’s residents and taxpayers prevailed, Read More