Category: Big Labor

Murphy pillories SCOTUS, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin at AFSCME convention

BOSTON, MASS. — He’s once again choosing public sector unions over the people who pay their members’ salaries and benefits.  The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employee (AFSCME) union is holding its convention in Boston this week, and New Jersey Read More

In first post-Janus week, 1,000+ N.J. public union members signed up to ‘opt out’

TRENTON, N.J. — It’s a start, Save Jerseyans. In the first week following last month’s landmark Janus decision, at least 1,000 members of New Jersey’s public sector unions have signed up at MyPayMySay (https://www.mypaymysay.com/ or by phone at (833) 33-MYPAY) to initiate the Read More

What Janus means for New Jersey (and the NJEA)

TRENTON, N.J. — Wednesday’s monster Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME will be a major topic of discuss in the coming weeks and possibly beyond. Millions of workers in 22 U.S. states are impacted, and tens of millions of non-union taxpayers may’ve Read More

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