Constitution & Contract

The NJDCEA is the official bargaining unit for our members and we work to secure the best possible results during contract negotiations. To ensure members are knowledgeable regarding their rights and responsibilities as a Unified Court System employee, the Union (or Association) provides detailed information and representatives are on hand to answer specific questions.


The Constitution is the governing document for the association. It sets forth the number of officers, directors, delegates and each of their respective duties. The most recent revision of the Constitution will be presented to the membership for ratification on September 14, 2022.


In November 2022, the union and OCA agreed to a five-year contract commencing 2021 through 2025. The new contract amended the 2019-2021 contract.The Memorandum of Agreement modifies the 2019-2021 contract.

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