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NJ State Executive Branch

NJ Judiciary - Professional NonCase Related (PNCR)

NJ Judiciary - JCAU Support Staff & Supervisors

County or Municipal Government 

CWA Local 1036 protects our rights and advocates or better benefits and working conditions

  • Negotiates contracts, including salary, leave time, and other workplace policies
  • Enforces our contract through grievances, legal challenges, representation in disputes with the employer
  • Provides legislative advocacy on issues that affect our pensions, benefits, workplace health and safety, property taxes, and funding for public services
  • Assists members with family leave issues, civil service appeals, counseling and professional development
  • Promotes universal workers' rights, such as paid sick leave, paid family leave, and minimum wage

In these tough times, we are all stronger when we stick together

Membership in the Union means you will have a say in contract negotiations, workplace issues, union elections, and other union decisions


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Benefits Member Non-Member
Representation for Grievances, Disciplines, Mediation, & Arbitration Yes 


Participation in Contract Bargaining Surveys Yes No   
Vote in Contract Ratification Yes No   
Vote in Local Elections Yes No 
Vote for or Against Dues Increases Yes No 
Votes Local Budget Yes No   
Assistance with Desk Audits, Appeals, & Discrimination Issues Yes advise on contract issues only   
Assistance with Other Non-Contractual Complaints & Filings Yes No 
Supports Stronger Future Contracts Yes No 
Builds a Stronger Union Yes No 
Educational Scholarships Yes No 
College Tuition Assistance Program Yes No 
Mortgage Assistance Yes No
Low rate Mortgages through UnionPlus Yes No
Discounted Movie Tickets Yes No 
Free & Discounted Legal Services Yes No 
Many Fringe Benefits and Discounts Through UnionPlus and Buyer's Edge Yes No 

It pays to be Union Strong!

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NJ State Executive Branch

(7/1/2019 - 6/30/2023)


NJ State Judiciary Contracts

Contact CWA 1036

Main Tel: (609) 530-0060

Email: information@cwa1036.org

Send us a message

See Staff Directory

1 Lower Ferry Road
West Trenton, NJ 08628
Fax: (609) 530-0638

About CWA 1036

Communications Workers of America Local 1036 represents over 7,800 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, Burlington County, Hunterdon County, many other county and municipal government groups, blue collar, clerical, professionals, administrative, attorneys, scientists, 911 dispatchers, librarians, engineers, nursing home workers, environmental professionals, and more.