Remember: The MOA requires furloughs to be scheduled to maximize CARES Act coverage.

The CARES deadline is 7/25 - not 7/31. Please make sure you are scheduled for furloughs by 7/25.

If you have any questions or problems, please contact the Local at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Below are materials to review as members vote on the 2020 State of Emergency Job Security Agreement for the NJ State executive branch.

  • Job Security Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) - this is the full negotiated agreement
  • Schedule A - explanation of how furloughs will be scheduled
  • Schedule B - Chart showing unemployment benefits for every salary level (updated 6-26-20 to show estimates for higher salary levels)
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - for informational purposes, updated 7/1
  • CWA NJ Summary of the Agreement - a detailed explanatory summary. This document has been taken down because information has been updated since its publication. 

Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with ANY questions so we can stay in touch during this time. 

Voting opens 12:00PM on Thursday June 25 and closes at 12:00PM on Saturday June 27. Results will be reported on our website and via email broadcast on Saturday afternoon. 


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(7/1/2019 - 6/30/2023)


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About CWA 1036

Communications Workers of America Local 1036 represents over 7,800 members and working families in both the public and private sector. Our members excel in a variety of careers working for the State of NJ, the NJ Judiciary, Burlington County, Hunterdon County, many other county and municipal government groups, blue collar, clerical, professionals, administrative, attorneys, scientists, 911 dispatchers, librarians, engineers, nursing home workers, environmental professionals, and more.