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The NJWEC, NJIUC, and 25 other Organizations Applaud NJ Supreme Court Decision Upholding State’s Whistleblower Law

The NJ Supreme Court ruling today in Lippman v. Ethicon assures that the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) will remain a viable statute. The court rejected the argument that employees would not have whistleblower protection if identifying health and safety issues is part of their regular job duties. See the Press Release here

By | July 15th, 2015|Press Releases|0 Comments

Bakken Crude Oil By Rail: New Dangers for Firefighters

The deadly hazards of Bakken crude oil shipments are of particular concern to residents of New Jersey, as thousands of these rail cars now pass through our towns in at least 11 counties. A derailment in communities such as Edison, Woodbridge, Carteret, Perth Amboy or Linden would threaten hundreds of thousands of people and the [...]

By | June 26th, 2015|Act Now|0 Comments

2016 Workers’ Memorial Day Rally & March

Workers' Memorial Day is a time to remember those who died on the job or suffered workplace injuries, while raising awareness to prevent future illnesses, injuries and deaths. Pictures from the event Media Coverage April 25, 2016 Home News Tribune Hundreds Rally for Safe Working Conditions The rally and spirited march focused on [...]

By | April 25th, 2015|Events|0 Comments

Time for Gubernatorial Action on Oil Trains

The governor's failure to ensure public oversight required by law has serious consequences. The hazards posed to residents and workers in Bergen County, as well as to other parts of New Jersey, by new ultra-flammable Bakken oil shipments on our railroads have been well-documented by The Record's Scott Fallon. The issue our state now faces [...]

By | December 26th, 2014|Opinion Pieces|0 Comments