Thursday, November 21, 2019

AFT Local 1904 Leads Campus-Wide Demonstration at Montclair State

Officers of the AFT Local 1904, together in solidarity with the officers of the Adjunct Union AFT Local 6025, led a demonstration on November 20th at 12:30pm, in the University Hall quad, in front of the Feliciano School of Business--the current location of the Office of the President--to demand a fair contract.

The demonstration was part of a larger, statewide Day of Action, in which the unionized communities of all nine college/university who are part of the statewide Council of New Jersey State College Locals conducted similar demonstrations, at their respective campuses. These communities have been working without a contract since July 1, 2019.

Approximately 150 people were in attendance, where there were several speakers, and a brief march with labor chanting, around the quad. The media provided coverage of the event (e.g., 

Between the 1904 and 6025, we managed to facilitate the signing of approximately 1000 postcards, to be delivered to Governor Murphy's office, letting him know that it is time for him to get direclty involved in the statewide negotiations process so that we can settle a fair successor contract now.