Author Archives: Tom Nemeth

Update on Salary Increases and Overload Compensation

William Paterson’s Human Resources department has issued the following memo to clarify when members can expect to see their salary increases for the new fiscal year and adjustments to overload compensation. AFTContractualPaymentsFY24-25

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Local 1796 Attends AFTNJ 2024 Convention and Legislative Conference

Members of AFT Local 1796’s leadership team attended the AFTNJ Convention and Legislative Conference on April 27, 2024, where Sue Tardi ran uncontested in her bid to remain AFTNJ’s Executive Vice President, Higher Education, a seat she has held since … Continue reading

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Local 1796 Wins Significant PERC Case

Our Local’s grievances team has achieved a significant victory in a PERC case related to the recent layoffs at William Paterson. Sue Tardi, Chriss Williams, and Giuliana Andreopoulos requested information from Allison Boucher-Jarvis, V.P. for Human Resources, regarding all internal … Continue reading

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Members Overwhelmingly Ratify ’23-’27 Contract

After a prolonged period of hard-fought negotiations and successful voting outreach, our members overwhelmingly voted in favor of the proposed 2023-2027 Agreements with the state of New Jersey. The ’23-’27 FT/PT Employee MOA and ’23-’27 Adjunct Faculty MOA are now … Continue reading

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Amendments to Our Constitution

We ratified changes to our Constitution at our December 14th meeting. The revisions involved: Clarifying election procedures in Article IV, Section 3. Specifying the Budget Committee’s role in recommending compensation. Providing additional detail about committee roles in Article V, Section … Continue reading

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