Under the New Jersey Employer-Employee Relations Act, public sector employees have the right to organize and bargain collectively, but they do not have the legal right to strike (NJ Rev. Stat. Sec. 34:13A-1 et seq.; Board of Educ., Union Beach v. New Jersey Educ. Ass’n, 247 A.2d 867 (1968)).
Police officers and firefighters. Fire department and police employees may be required to submit labor disputes to a mediator or arbitrator for resolution (NJ Rev. Stat. Sec. 34:13A-14a et seq.).
School employees. School employees may be required to submit labor disputes to a fact finder, mediator, or a super conciliator for resolution (NJ Rev. Stat. Sec. 34:13A-34).
Public utility employees. Under the Utility Disputes Law, employees of public utilities, including transportation authorities, gas and pipeline companies, and light and power ...