Building Justice

New Jersey District

Contract Highlights

Your 32BJ Bargaining Committee has reached a tentative agreement for a

new commercial contract!

STRONG WAGE INCREASES

FOR ALL

PRESERVED HEALTH BENEFITS

NO PREMIUM SHARING

IMPROVED CONTRACT LANGUAGE

   

                                       

WAGE INCREASES EVERY YEAR

 

10/1/2020

10/1/2021

10/1/2022

10/1/2023

Total

Bergen & Mercer

 $                            0.65

 $             0.65

 $             0.65

 $             0.70

 $             2.65

Newark & Waterfront

 $                            0.40

 $             0.60

 $             0.60

 $             0.65

 $             2.25

North Jersey Suburbs

 $                            0.55

 $             0.60

 $             0.60

 $             0.70

 $             2.45

South Jersey

 $                            0.90

 $             0.90

 $             1.00

 $             1.00

 $             3.80

 

     

 

 


OTHER CONTRACT VICTORIES:

  • Stronger language to protect against sexual harassment
  • There is no time limit for filing a grievance over failure to post a vacancy, and backpay is possible up to 90 days
  • More paid time for new member orientation and steward training
  • Extended seniority and layoff protection to 1 year when members are on disability
  • When a building is closed due to a state of emergency, members will get paid if the employers are paid
  • Increased sick time to a minimum of 5 days
  • Increased time to resolve status disputes from 9 months to a year
  • Better wage protection for school workers

 

COME VOTE TO RATIFY YOUR CONTRACT

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21st

TALK TO YOUR REP ABOUT YOUR LOCAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

 

 

UPDATED EMPLOYER COSTS FOR OUR WAGES AND BENEFITS

 

Bergen & Mercer County

 

North Jersey Suburbs

 

10/1/20

10/1/21

10/1/22

10/1/23

  

10/1/20

10/1/21

10/1/22

10/1/23

Full Time

 

Full Time

Wages

$16.00

$16.65

$17.30

$18.00

 

Wages

$16.10

$16.70

$17.30

$18.00

Health

$6.76

$7.00

$7.26

$7.60

 

Health

$6.76

$7.00

$7.26

$7.60

Training

$0.08

$0.08

$0.08

$0.08

 

Training

$0.08

$0.08

$0.08

$0.08

Legal

$0.10

$0.10

$0.10

$0.10

 

Legal

$0.10

$0.10

$0.10

$0.10

Total Hourly Costs**

$22.94

$23.83

$24.74

$25.78

 

Total Hourly Costs**

$23.04

$23.88

$24.74

$25.78

Total Annual Costs**

$47,713

$49,569

$51,449

$53,613

 

Total Annual Costs**

$47,921

$49,673

$51,449

$53,613

Part Time

 

Part Time

Wages

$16.00

$16.65

$17.30

$18.00

 

Wages

$16.10

$16.70

$17.30

$18.00

Health

$0.90

$0.90

$0.90

$0.90

 

Health

$0.90

$0.90

$0.90

$0.90

Training

$0.16

$0.16

$0.16

$0.16

 

Training

$0.16

$0.16

$0.16

$0.16

Legal

$0.19

$0.19

$0.19

$0.19

 

Legal

$0.19

$0.19

$0.19

$0.19

Total Hourly Costs**

$17.25

$17.90

$18.55

$19.25

 

Total Hourly Costs**

$17.35

$17.95

$18.55

$19.25

Total Annual Costs**

$17,945

$18,621

$19,297

$20,025

 

Total Annual Costs**

$18,049

$18,673

$19,297

$20,025

           

Newark & Waterfront

 

South Jersey

 

10/1/20

10/1/21

10/1/22

10/1/23

  

10/1/20

10/1/21

10/1/22

10/1/23

Full Time

 

Full Time

Wages

$17.70

$18.30

$18.90

$19.55

 

Wages

$13.10

$14.00

$15.00

$16.00

Health

$6.76

$7.00

$7.26

$7.60

 

Health

$6.76

$7.00

$7.26

$7.60

Pension*

$0.58

$0.58

$0.58

$0.58

 

Training

$0.08

$0.08

$0.08

$0.08

Training

$0.08

$0.08

$0.08

$0.08

 

Legal

$0.10

$0.10

$0.10

$0.10

Legal

$0.10

$0.10

$0.10

$0.10

 

Total Hourly Costs**

$20.04

$21.18

$22.44

$23.78

Total Hourly Costs**

$25.22

$26.06

$26.92

$27.91

 

Total Annual Costs**

$41,681

$44,057

$46,665

$49,453

Total Annual Costs**

$52,456

$54,208

$55,984

$58,044

  

Part Time

 

Part Time

Wages

$17.70

$18.30

$18.90

$19.55

 

Wages

$13.10

$14.00

$15.00

$16.00

Health

$0.90

$0.90

$0.90

$0.90

 

Training

$0.16

$0.16

$0.16

$0.16

Pension*

$0.58

$0.58

$0.58

$0.58

 

Legal

$0.19

$0.19

$0.19

$0.19

Training

$0.16

$0.16

$0.16

$0.16

 

Total Hourly Costs**

$13.45

$14.35

$15.35

$16.35

Legal

$0.19

$0.19

$0.19

$0.19

 

Total Annual Costs**

$13,993

$14,929

$15,969

$17,009

Total Hourly Costs**

$19.53

$20.13

$20.73

$21.38

      

Total Annual Costs**

$20,316

$20,940

$21,564

$22,240

      
           

*Pension increases by $0.20, going from $0.38 to $0.58 on July 1, 2020. All other benefit rates are effective January 1 each year.

 

**Based on year-end rates. Does not include cost of paid time off, consisting of vacation, holidays and sick days.

 
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