The Local 1036 Education Committee announced and awarded the 2017 CWA Local 1036 HS Graduate, Continuing Education and 1036R Retirees Memorial Scholarships at the general membership meeting on Wednesday, June 14th. 

The recipient of the 2017 CWA Local 1036 High School Graduate Scholarship is Rachel Aragona.  Rachel is the daughter of Judiciary Shop Steward, Robert Aragona, and will be attending George Washington University and majoring in Civil Engineering. 

The recipient of the 2017 CWA Local 1036 Continuing Education AND 1036R Retiree Chapter Memorial Scholarships is Allison Brocco.  Allison is the daughter of Susan Brocco, who works at the State Department of Health.  Allison is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Tampa. 

Rachel Aragona received a check for $1,000.00 and Allison Brocco received a check for $1,500.00 from the Local to help defray the cost of tuition. Congratulations to both Rachel and Allison (& their parents) and best wishes to the other applicants with  their academic endeavors!!


Local General Membership Meetings are open to all full members in good standing from any bargaining unit. We conduct Local business like financial and committee reports, with full updates and discussion of hot-button issues like contract negotiations, legislative and political campaigns.

These meetings are in addition to the monthly unit meetings for large groups like Burlington and Hunterdon counties, or State worksite meetings.

See our Events page for a listing of other Local unit meetings and events.

All General Membership Meetings begin at 5:30 p.m.

MARCH 15, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

Trenton Masonic Temple

100 Barrack Street, Trenton NJ

APRIL 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

Burlington County Library

5 Pioneer Blvd, Westampton NJ

JUNE 14, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

Trenton Masonic Temple

100 Barrack Street, Trenton NJ

SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

Trenton Masonic Temple

100 Barrack Street, Trenton NJ




October 16, 2015


This is to advise you that nominations for the offices of President, Executive Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Executive Board members are now being accepted local-wide.  Nominating petitions shall be available starting on Friday, October 23, 2015 from 9:00AM – 5:00PM at the Main office located at 1 Lower Ferry Road, West Trenton or by mail if requested.  No candidate shall submit a petition for more than one office.  The President and Executive Vice President are automatic delegates to the National Convention.  Completed petitions must be received by the Local office no later than Friday, November 13, 2015 at 5:00PM.  The petitions will be validated that evening and a drawing will take place after validation for positions on the ballot.  If you need additional information please contact Patti Tiernan at the office (609) 530-0060.


About CWA 1036

Communications Workers of America Local 1036 represents over 7,000 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, county and municipal government, and the health care industry: blue collar, professionals, administrative, attorneys, scientists, 911 dispatchers, librarians, engineers, nursing home workers, environmental professionals, doctors, and more.

NJ State Contracts

Executive Branch Units
(7/1/2011 - 6/30/2015)

Judiciary Members

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