Thursday, August 30, 2018

New Jersey Library Association and Unions

Twitter discussion at Andy@wawoodworth
https://twitter.com/wawoodworth/status/1035278804409823232

's Exec Board voted to provide money to a library for legal bills as it fought against unionization of its staff Minutes here: Pertinent blurb here:



https://twitter.com/wawoodworth/status/1035278804409823232

4 comments:

  1. I believe this headline is misleading. An NJLA Board member clarified on CoolbrariansNJ (FB) that the funds were to be used for a legal opinion on the issue of whether unionized library employees must be in a union that negotiates directly with a library board & not with the municipality.

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    1. Changed headline. Is there a citation or link to clarification, please?

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  2. Thank you. I don't have a link as I was reporting on a discussion from a Facebook group. I have been told Board members will revise the minutes to more accurately reflect the action the Board took.

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  3. Here's the statement: https://njla.org/content/statement-njla-supports-rights-library-employees-unionize

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