The Past, Present, & Future of CWA DYFS Workers. We Fight For Children and For Our Rights Together!. Before CWA, DYFS Workers earned poverty wages.
For Children and
For Our Rights
In 1987, when Dyneekah Johnson was murdered while in the care of a para-foster parent, the Commissioner and DYFS Director held an 11 a.m. press conference in Trenton publicly denouncing seven Essex county DYFS staff and implementing discipline before conducting an investigation. By noon, Essex county DYFS workers walked out.
The Principles of Agreement drew national attention to the plight of NJ children & their protective service workers.