NJ Communication Union Loses Appeal Over Contract Awards

Law360, New York (June 20, 2012, 3:57 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate panel on Wednesday rejected the Communication Workers of America Local 1033's argument that an agreement to lessen the impact of privatization on union members precluded the state from hiring two private firms to perform clerical jobs once performed by CWA members.

CWA sought to nix the award of two private contracts for mail processing and data entry services at the state Division of Revenue, work that had been done by some 300 "intermittent" division workers employed on specific projects rather than a...
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