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With DNC nearby, Officials talk Camden Investment

As Democrats from across the country gather in Philadelphia this week for the Democratic National Convention, U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (D-Cherry Hill) spent the better half of Monday morning across the Delaware River in Camden at an event highlighting the city's recent infrastructure investments. See the Article here

By | June 26th, 2016|WEC in the News|0 Comments

State Officials Hold Conference on Oil Train Bill

State officials and local advocates met in front of Benjamin Franklin Middle School just steps away from the railroad tracks this morning to discuss a bill proposed by State Senator Loretta Weinberg, D-Teaneck, that would increase transparency and accountability for the public regarding trains carrying volatile Bakken crude oil. See the Article Here

By | June 22nd, 2016|WEC in the News|0 Comments

Report finds 63 million Americans endangered by chlorine bleach plants

Nearly 9 million in New Jersey are could be impacted by a potential disasters. Greenpeace and the New Jersey Work Environment Council co-released a new report on the safety and environmental performance of chlorine bleach plants across the United States. According to the findings, 86 facilities throughout the U.S. continue to needlessly use huge quantities [...]

By | February 4th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

Sustainable and Safe Recycling: Protecting Workers Who Protect the Planet

This report offers a unique inside look at the working conditions faced by recycling workers across the United States, as well as a series of specific policy recommendations that municipal decision makers should follow to improve industry accountability and health and safety outcomes. It also includes practical recommendations for public education programs that [...]

By | August 20th, 2015|WEC Reports|0 Comments

N.J. Supreme Court Right to Uphold Protection for Whistleblowers in the State

The New Jersey Supreme Court overturned a lower court decision and held that an employee who engages in whistleblowing is protected by the NJ Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA), even when the whitsleblowing is part of the employee's regular job duties. Full Article by Andrew Dwyer, an attorney in Newark at The Dwyer Law Firm [...]

By | July 18th, 2015|Opinion Pieces|0 Comments

State’s Top Court Rules Whistleblower Law Extends to Watchdog Employees

Workers whose job is to evaluate health and safety issues are less vulnerable to being fired for telling truth to employers. The New Jersey Supreme Court yesterday widened the state's whistleblower law, ruling that employees whose jobs entail identifying helath and safety risks are entitled to protection under the statute. See Article Here

By | July 17th, 2015|WEC in the News|0 Comments