Collective bargaining award

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Published on Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Jim George

A local association that has demonstrated excellence in collective bargaining will be honored at the Jim George Collective Bargaining Summit on Oct. 17-18 with the Jim George Collective Bargaining Award. Those nominated will also be recognized.


A local qualifies for nomination by meeting one or more of the following criteria:

  • Bargained one or more new contractual provisions not already found in another affiliate’s contract.
  • Conducted an extraordinary community-organizing effort that resulted in a settled agreement.
  • Used the bargaining process to propel new members into association involvement and leadership positions.
  • Achieved a particularly good settlement, in comparison to state averages, in salary increases, benefits, professional development, and/or member protection and follows best practices for salary guides.


Local associations can be nominated by any NJEA member or NJEA staff member.

To nominate a local submit this form. (All forms must be submitted electronically). Be sure to include complete name of local nominator, title/position, and duration of collective bargaining agreement. All nominees will be invited to attend the Jim George Summit.

Nominations must be received at NJEA no later than Sept. 18, 2014.


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