NJEA: No agreement on pensions
Will continue work toward solution
Published on Tuesday, February 24, 2015
NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer released the following statement regarding the legal ruling by Judge Mary Jacobson on NJEA’s pension lawsuit yesterday and the Final Report of the New Jersey Pension and Health Benefits Study Commission expected to be released soon:
“We are very pleased that Judge Jacobson so clearly and unambiguously ruled that Gov. Christie and the State of New Jersey have a legal obligation to fund the pension according to the law he signed in 2011. It’s the right decision and a fiscally appropriate response to the pension funding crisis that the state has created for itself over the last 15 years. It’s time for Gov. Christie to finally do the responsible thing and fund the pension systems. It is deeply disappointing that he has indicated that he will continue to fight the ruling. Read more
School Employees’ Health Benefits Commission Approves Programs and Rates For Active and Retired Employees
In August, the School Employees’ Health Benefits Commission (SEHBC) and the School Employees’ Health Benefits Design Committee (SEHBDC) approved several changes to the School Employees’ Health Benefits Program (SEHBP) from which many of our active and retired members receive their benefits. These changes will take effect January 1, 2015.
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