The NJLECOA has posted the Legal Services and the Scholarship Application in the Important Links section. All the information you need is provided. The NJLECOA Executive Board has been working hard to get these programs drafted and completed for our members. The March 1st deadline for the 2018 Scholarship has been waived for this year only.
(8) Correction major shall be retitled as Correctional Police Major
b.1 The title changes 1[authorized] provided under this section
shall apply to all [correction] corrections officers employed by the New Jersey Department of [Correction] Corrections1 and the
Juvenile Justice Commission. S-1651
Check out the Events & Announcements Link in the Member Resource Area. This section will give you information on up coming events and announcements of the Association. If you have an event or announcement you would like shared with the other members such as retirement parties, death notices, charity events, thank you letters etc, please email Trevor.Beatty@NJLECOA.
The Executive Board is proud to be able to give back to our members and have been working diligently to obtain a life insurance policy at no additional cost to the member. The proposed policy is a $20,000 benefit with a double indemnity clause for accidental death raising the benefit to $40,000.
Narcan. The New Jersey Department of Corrections is allocating $1.2 million to train DOC custody staff on the administration of Narcan and provide each staff member with a dose to carry on their person in case of an inmate emergency. The funding also will provide one Narcan dose to each inmate being released, estimated to be about 10,000 each year. Since April 2014, there have been more than 32,000 deployments of Narcan by law enforcement and EMS agencies throughout New Jersey including more than 9,500 deployments for 2017 thus far.
Please see the final version of the 2011-2015 collective negotiations agreement between the State of New Jersey and NJLECOA, which is attached for your convenience in PDF. In addition, the document was posted on the union website under contracts.
As discussed at the December Monthly Meeting, Please see the Department of Corrections, Human Resources Bulletin 99-01 as amended November 6, 2009 "Drug Testing Policy", which is attached for your convenience in PDF.