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WEC links workers, communities, and environmentalists
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501, 2017

Let’s Build A Movement

January 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Working people can’t seem to get ahead. As we watch the news, engage in our communities, and organize around our respective issues, it becomes more and more apparent that we are operating in a [...]

2812, 2016

NJTV: Concern Over Public’s Right to Access Emergency Response Plans

December 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Dan Fatton, WEC executive director, appeared on NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams to discuss WEC's latest report, ACCESS DENIED. For the interview transcript, please click here. Several clarifications: As noted [...]

2112, 2016

ACCESS DENIED: New Research Report Details Governor Christie’s Violation of Federal Law Requiring Public Access to Local Emergency Response Plans

December 21st, 2016|1 Comment

Governor Chris Christie continues to fail in carrying out his legal responsibility under federal law for ensuring that the public has access to an up-to-date Emergency Response Plan (ERP) in each of New [...]

1912, 2016

No minimum wage hike for workers, but Christie gets a book deal?

December 19th, 2016|0 Comments

"In exchange for small-but-overdue salary increases for legislative and judicial staff,  Christie is demanding a king's ransom for himself and his inner circle. Under the terms of a plan he's pushing legislators to accept,  [...]

1412, 2016

Strengthening Protections for Workers Against Wage Theft

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Since 1986, the Work Environment Council of New Jersey has fought for safe, secure jobs and a healthy sustainable environment. We’ve spent years working to link workers, communities, and environmental activists through training, grassroots organizing, [...]

1312, 2016

What Is An Ideal Wage Gap?

December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

According to public opinion polls, Americans typically believe a good pay ratio is 7 to 1. In other words, the top paid CEO in the United States should make 7 times what the average [...]

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