Union representatives would get greater access to public employees at the job site, under the terms of a bill that came before the Assembly Labor Committee yesterday. “We just want to make sure that we have free access to our members…” said Eric Richard of the state AFL-CIO.
Not everybody is thrilled with the advancement of the Workplace Democracy Enhancement Act. “This will be time out of the workday that’s funded by taxpayers,” Michael Cerra, of the New Jersey League of Municipalities, said. “The bill places requirements on public employers. It’s new mandates. It’s unfunded mandates.”
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