This data set includes all public sector contracts (including police union contracts) filed with the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC). State law provides that public employers shall “file with the commission a copy of any contracts negotiated with public employee representatives following consummation of negotiations.” This requirement applies to all public sector employers in New Jersey, including police and firefighting departments, school districts, etc. As of July 2020, there were 6,366 contracts in this data set. It is updated regularly.
Some of the contracts in this data set, available here, were used in reporting on police contracts by the Asbury Park Press and ProPublica.