An alliance of 70 labor, community, & environmental organizations

Working together for safe, secure jobs, and a healthy, sustainable environment.
WEC links workers, communities, and environmentalists
through training, technical assistance, grassroots organizing, and public policy campaigns
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2403, 2017

ELC & HSN Call on State to Address Emergent Health & Safety Repairs In Schools

March 24th, 2017|0 Comments

The Healthy Schools Now coalition of the NJ Work Environment Council is proud to partner with Education Law Center in calling for the NJ Department of Education and NJ Schools Development Authority (SDA) to [...]

2303, 2017

Oil Train Safety Bill Passes the Legislature

March 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Bill will improve accountability of companies and require proactive planning The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) and allies commend the Assembly today for passing A2463, the Oil Train Safety bill. The bill ensures [...]

2303, 2017

Trump Seeks to Cut Safety Agency with Roots in New Jersey

March 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

The devastating 1995 Napp Technologies explosion in the heart of Lodi killed five men, created a plume of toxic black smoke that lingered over the county for days -- and led to the creation of a [...]

2303, 2017

OSHA Rule Change: Hiding Serious Workplace Injuries Now Easier

March 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Congress just made it easier for employers to hide serious workplace injuries from OSHA On March 21, the Senate voted to overturn OSHA’s Volks Rule. The Volks rule restored OSHA’s traditional ability to require [...]

2203, 2017

Public Need Over Corporate Greed Training

March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

The Public Need over Corporate Greed campaign presumes that fundamental social change, in New Jersey and elsewhere, can only be achieved if workers, communities, and environmental organizations join forces to combat big moneyed special interests [...]

2003, 2017

Take Action to Make Our Communities Safer from Dangerous Oil Trains

March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

WEC and allies, including the Professional Fire Fighters Association of NJ, have been working together for more than two years on a bill that would make communities safer from ultra-explosive crude oil trains. The [...]

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