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NJEA, other unions, file pension lawsuit.

Hold Christie accountable for required funding

NJEA, in conjunction with other public employee unions, has filed suit against Governor Chris Christie and Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff to prevent Gov. Christie’s proposed pension raid in the current and upcoming fiscal years.  On May 20, Christie issued an executive order announcing his intention to violate the funding requirements of Chapter 78, the 2011 pension law that he championed and signed. Superior Court Assignment Judge for Mercer County Mary Jacobson has agreed to hear arguments on an expedited schedule due to the urgent nature of the case.

Read more about the lawsuit.

Read NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer’s op-ed piece.

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