UPDATE- S2160 Unemployment for Striking Workers
Last night the Senate voted 22-15 , in favor, of S2160 which would provide unemployment benefits for striking workers. The Bill will now go to the Assembly. Thank you to all members, retirees, friends and family for your calls to representatives to support this important legislation. As Assembly Speaker Vince Prieto stated “….you should be able to voice your concerns to make a livable wage and good working environment and benefits and not be held hostage that you cannot put food on your table.”
The following is how YOUR representative voted……pay close attention to who represents your interests and who votes to keep food on your table
NO vote- YES vote
Senator Dawn Marie Addiego Senator James Beach
Senator Diane B. Allen Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez
Senator Christopher Bateman Senator Sandra B. Cunningham
Senator Jennifer Beck Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr.
Senator Gerald Cardinale Senator Nia H. Gill, Esq.
Senator Christopher J. Connors Senator Robert M. Gordon
Senator Michael J. Doherty Senator Linda R. Greenstein
Senator James W. Holzapfel Senator Raymond J. Lesniak
Senator Thomas H. Kean, Jr. Senator Fred H. Madden, Jr.
Senator Joseph M. Kyrillos, Jr. Senator Nellie Pou
Senator Kevin J. O'Toole Senator Ronald L. Rice
Senator Steven V. Oroho Senator Paul Sarlo
Senator M. Teresa Ruiz Senator Nicholas P. Scutari
Senator Joseph Pennacchio Senator Bob Smith
Senator Robert W. Singer Senator Brian P. Stack
Senator Samuel D. Thompson Senator Stephen M. Sweeney
Senator Shirley K. Turner
Senator Jeff Van Drew
Senator Joseph F. Vitale
Senator Loretta Weinberg
Senator Jim Whelan
We urge members to call their Assemblyman or woman and stress how important this issue is to you and to NJ families.