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IBEW Local 94 reaches 3 year tentative agreement with Line Clearance Tree Contractors

IBEW, Local 94 and the Line Clearance Tree Contractors have reached a tentative agreement that provides for a 9.9% increase over the 3 years of the contract. The CBA covers the jurisdiction of PSE&G and JCP&L property’s in New Jersey.

Below are the agreed upon changes, pending ratification of our membership, scheduled for a meeting on December 5th at 6pm. Unless specified below, all other contractual language in the existing agreement shall continue with this new agreement, through December of 2019.

NJ Assembly extends unemployment to striking workers

The New Jersey state Assembly passed a bill last week to allow striking workers to collect unemployment benefits, sending the legislation to Republican Gov. Chris Christie's desk, writes NJ.com's Samantha Marcus. The bill was drafted during the six-week Verizon worker strike earlier this year, when about 40,000 Verizon workers on the East Coast walked off the job (4,600 of whom were in New Jersey). Marcus writes that the state Senate approved the bill in August, as 1,000 workers at the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City entered their second month of striking.

Labor Day Parade CANCELED

Due to the incoming Tropical Storm, many IBEW Local 94 members have been scheduled to work so unfortunately, we have to CANCEL our participation in the South Plainfield Labor Day Parade scheduled for Monday, September 5, 2016. Please help us spread the word and if you are going into work, please be safe. Happy Labor Day Local 94.

NJ IBEW Hosts Fundraiser for Allies in Assembly

On June 15th, the NJ IBEW hosted a fundraiser for 3 of our IBEW brothers,Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo, Assistant Business Manager, IBEW Local 269, Assemblyman Joe Eagan, Business Manager, and IBEW Local 456, Assemblyman Eric Houtaling, electrician IBEW Local 400 who have been elected to the NJ Assembly.  The fundraiser, held at Bar Anticipation, Lake Como NJ, was attended by 89 people from different unions and companies.  In total we raised over $100,000 for our brothers.

Nxt Up 94 spearheads 3rd Annual Food Drive

On Friday, April 29th, NxtUp94, the young workers' committee of IBEW, Local 94, donated over $6,500 of food to Rise Food Pantry, located next door to Local 94 headquarters in Hightstown, NJ. The young workers placed donation containers at every work location, in addition to collecting monetary donations from members, in lieu of food. This was the third annual food drive organized by NxtUp94. "I am overwhelmed by the how much our Young Workers Committee has accomplished in just four (4) short years," said Buddy Thoman, President/Business Manager of IBEW, Local 94.

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