Letter From the President - November 2015

As the year is quickly coming to a close, and we take the next few days to reflect and give thanks to a higher power for our Blessings, let's take a minute over this break to reflect upon the source that provides us the protections we still enjoy.


How to File A Grievance

NTU's grievance procedure is our major weapon to ensure that all aspects of our contract are enforced. In this endeavor, your first line of defense in effective contract enforcement is your NTU Building representative. Your NTU representative is charged with enforcing the contract, protecting the rights of their co-workers, and continuing the collective bargaining process between the union and management on a daily basis. The NTU building representative does not have to witness the event or actions that form the basis for the filing of the grievance. 


How to Take a Family Medical Leave

The federal FMLA and the State NJFLA offer covered employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave for certain family and medical related reasons. While both laws provide substantially equivalent coverage, there are some differences that have been taken into consideration