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
to promote dialogue, collaboration, and joint action.
The New Jersey Work Environment Council holds its major fundraiser, an awards dinner, each year. We look forward to being joined by labor, environmental, community leaders and public officials, representing many thousands of New [...]
WEC is hiring a campaign organizer. The person hired will organize and expand a dynamic grassroots advocacy efforts, Healthy Schools Now. The effort focuses on ensuring that all New Jersey children and school employees [...]
Many cities and towns in New Jersey are home to warehouse distribution centers. These are places where people pack and ship products that are later sold at Amazon.com and other large online retailers, as well [...]
Rodents in the cafeteria. Crumbling ceilings. Mold growing in the classroom. Extreme temperatures in excess of 90 degrees. Toxic air quality from poor indoor air ventilation. Concerns about asbestos, lead and other toxins in [...]
New Jersey has an investment problem. The Garden State's numerous credit downgrades, budget shortfalls, crumbling infrastructure, chronic underfunding of critical programs and priorities are well known. The source of these issues isn't a lack [...]
Membership provides critical funding for WEC’s work.
Together, we can make a difference!