Ensuring our right to know about rail car hazards; safer alternatives at industrial facilities; real names of chemicals; and emergency response plans.
Educating about the effects of Wall Street’s financial strip mining on our economy and empowering action on a state-based policy agenda.
Demanding that all New Jersey children and school employees learn and work in safe, modern school buildings.
Developing consensus for meaningful energy and climate policy changes in New Jersey.
If we want to put an end to Wall Street’s reckless strip mining of our economy, we must build a clear, shared understanding of runaway inequality, and a broad-based movement for fundamental economic justice. [...]
Aging railroad bridges cross many of New Jersey’s waterways. Many of the bridges are used to move highly flammable hazardous materials, including Bakken crude oil, throughout our state. The condition of bridges has been [...]
For decades, there has been scientific consensus that temperatures above 80 degrees produce harmful physiological effects that decrease work efficiency and output. According to the National Clearinghouse of Facilities, poor thermal conditions have also [...]
New Jersey Work Environment Council and our allies strongly urge Governor Christie to take action to protect our lives, jobs, health, schools, and businesses. The deadly hazards of crude oil shipments on rail are [...]