Burlington County members in the MAIN Unit and SUPERVISORS Unit are voting on their contracts between June 13 and June 14.

All CWA full members are eligible to vote on the proposed tentative agreement. If approved, it will become our new contract. 

Summary of the Tentative Agreement - Economic Terms

Read the entire Memorandum of Agreement with language changes [Adobe PDF]

  

ALL VOTING ENDS 5pm on June 14. 

Members will have both onsite voting at the CWA 1036 union office and online voting available. 

 

ONLINE VOTING (by email and internet)

Online voting starts 9AM June 13 and ends 5pm on June 14. 

All members will receive copies of the Tentative Agreement and voting procedures via email to your County email address. Stewards are also distributing information in areas without email access. 

Any member can choose to vote online or in person - it is your option. 

Online voting is available 24/7. 

 

IN PERSON VOTING (June 14 only @ the CWA Union Office @ 26 High Street, Mount Holly)

If you would like to vote in person, you can vote at the CWA 1036 Union Office located at 26 High Street, Mount Holly NJ. 

Voting at the Union Office is open on June 14 from 7AM to 5PM. Ballots will be counted at 5pm. 

Results will be reported out immediately following the count. 

CWA Local 1036 has reached a Tentative Agreement for PNCR Unit members. If approved by CWA PNCR membership, this Tentative Agreement will take effect as our new contract. 

Read the Summary of Tentative Agreement [Adobe PDF]

Note: Voting is only for PNCR Unit members at this time. JCAU negotiations are still underway and JCAU voting will be a separate procedure. Information for JCAU will be sent separately.

The Tentative Agreement for a new PNCR Contract covers July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2020.  Local 1036 Members will vote in person at your work site or by absentee ballot online. The Local-wide voting period starts at 9:00AM on Wednesday, June 20. Voting closes at 5:00pm on Thursday, June 28. Results will be announced on Friday, June 29.

 

SAVE THE DATE!

EXPLANATION OF TENTATIVE AGREEMENT BY TELE-CONFERENCE

June 18th at 7pm                  Dial-In Number: 888-409-5380

 

We encourage you to read the Summary of the Tentative Agreement before voting.

The Tentative Agreement restores and protects annual progression increases retroactive to 7/1/2016, provides for across-the-board percentage raises in both 2018 and 2019, bonuses for members who have been at maximum 2 for three years, and other benefits. It also provides retroactive compensation for eligible employees and retirees. We ask all members to exercise their right to vote on this contract.

 

VOTING PROCESS

The Tentative Agreement must be ratified by members. Non-members are receiving a different message encouraging them to join the Union, but they will not receive the Summary of the Tentative Agreement and they CANNOT vote unless they complete and membership card and join the Union before June 28.

 

There are 3 Ways to Vote:

1. Work Site Voting – AOC and certain Vicinages (see schedule below).

2. Online Voting – Certain Vicinages will be sent online ballots to your work email addresses (see below). Online ballots will be sent out starting June 15. Check your work email.

3. Absentee Ballot – if you cannot vote in your work site, you can request an absentee email ballot by calling Local 1036 at (609) 530-0060. You must CALL to request an absentee email ballot.  Absentee ballots will be sent out starting June 15, and within 24 hours during the voting period.

All voting – both in person and online - is confidential.

 

1. WORK SITE VOTING

If you are unable to vote at your site and still want to vote in person, you can vote at any location below that is convenient for you. Or you can request an email ballot to be sent to you.

June 20 11AM – 2PM Ocean Vicinage, Toms River
June 21 11AM – 2PM Atlantic City Court House, Atlantic City
June 22  11AM – 2PM Cumberland County Court House, Bridgeton
June 25 9AM – 5PM Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton
June 26  11AM – 2PM Middlesex Court House, New Brunswick
June 28 9AM – 5PM Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton
June 28 11AM – 2PM Burlington County Court House, Mount Holly
June 28 11AM – 2PM Bergen County Court House, Hackensack

 

2. ONLINE VOTING

Members in Vicinages other than the above, and statewide AOC programs, will receive a separate email message to your work email address with voting information and a unique ID number so you can vote through a secure website.
If you have any questions, please talk to your Steward or contact the Local at (609) 530-0060.
Members with online ballots can vote online any time 24/7 between 9:00am Wednesday June 20 through 5:00pm Thursday June 28.
 

3. ABSENTEE VOTING

At any time, if you cannot vote in person at your work location or you need an absentee ballot for work or personal reasons, YOU MUST CALL THE LOCAL TO OBTAIN ABSENTEE BALLOT INFORMATION. Call (609) 530-0060.

You MUST provide an email address (work or personal) in order to vote absentee. We will confirm your membership and send you a link to vote by absentee ballot.
Absentee ballots will be available any time during the voting period. 

 

ANY QUESTIONS?

Call the Local at (609) 530-0060 OR EMAIL us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Salary Charts

Members can use these salary charts to look up your salary, map out retroactive pay, and chart your salary after increases in 2017 and 2018.

Salary Chart - effective June 30, 2015 through August 14, 2017

Salary Chart - effective August 15, 2017 through June 30, 2018

Salary Chart - effective July 1, 2018

 

Health Benefits Calculators

Members can look up the cost of their health insurance plan and calculate their chapter 78 employee contributions based on salary.

Health Benefits Rates (2018)

Health Benefits Employee Contribution Chart

CWA members voted to approve new contracts with the County of Burlington for our Main Unit, Supervisors Unit, Prosecutor's Office Clerical Unit, and Superintendent of Elections. 

We thank every member who voted. We thank every Steward who helped inform members about the agreement, helped members with voting, and brought new members into the Union. And we thank every member in advance for staying strong during negotiations. 

Below are complete results. 

 

Prosecutors Clerical Unit

YES 100%
NO 0%

 

 

 

Superintendent of Elections Unit

YES 100%
NO 0%

 

 

 

County Supervisors Unit

YES 76.5%
NO 23.5%

 

 

 

County Main Unit (non-supervisors)

YES 83.7%
NO 16.3%

 

 

 

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
(7/1/2012-6/30/2016)

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