Month: October 2020

NJ Supreme Court Sides with School Board in Chapter 78 Case

NJ Supreme Court Sides with School Board in Chapter 78 Case

In the Matter of Ridgefield Park Board of Education (A-2-19/083091) (Decided August 17, 2020), the Supreme Court of New Jersey held that the health insurance premium contribution rates paid by the Ridgefield Park Education Association’s members were preempted by statute and therefore non-negotiable. According to the state’s highest court, PERC’s