Union Reaction to Pension Reform Bill
June 28, 2011 2 Comments
By Desiree Taylor
Morale has been low since unions suffered a crushing defeat in their attempt to stop pension and benefits changes. The new law requires all public workers to pay more for pension and health benefits. Bill Lavin, NJ State Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association, thinks that the Democratic leadership abandoned their key base – unions – and instead sided with political bosses.