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Working together for safe, secure jobs, and a healthy, sustainable environment.
WEC links workers, communities, and environmentalists
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1305, 2020

Education Association demands immediate removal of toxic floors

May 13th, 2020|Comments Off on Education Association demands immediate removal of toxic floors

NORTH PLAINFIELD-- The North Plainfield Education Association (NPEA) plans to turn out in force this Wednesday, May 13, at the District’s virtual mercury town hall meeting to urge the Board of Education to take immediate [...]

705, 2020

COVID-19: New Jersey’s education system is imperiled by the pandemic. Here’s how

May 7th, 2020|Comments Off on COVID-19: New Jersey’s education system is imperiled by the pandemic. Here’s how

According to a recent Gallup poll, 42% of parents worry about the impact COVID-19 will have on their children’s education. Despite the fact that New Jersey school districts are adapting and educators have gone above and beyond, [...]

2402, 2020

Job Posting: Jersey Renews Organizer

February 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Job Posting: Jersey Renews Organizer

Download a pdf of this announcement here. The Work Environment Council of New Jersey, Inc. (WEC) is a coalition of 70 labor, community, and environmental organizations advocating for safe, secure jobs and a healthy, [...]

2402, 2020

NJ Releases New Guidance on Mercury-Laced Floors – Will It Help?

February 24th, 2020|Comments Off on NJ Releases New Guidance on Mercury-Laced Floors – Will It Help?

Photo Credit: New Jersey Education Association It's uncertain how many school gymnasium floors in New Jersey are emitting a level of mercury vapor that's unsafe for the students and adults who come [...]

2002, 2020

NJ DOH Issues Updated Guidance on Mercury Found in School Floors

February 20th, 2020|Comments Off on NJ DOH Issues Updated Guidance on Mercury Found in School Floors

Press Release For Immediate Release: February 19, 2020 Contact: Heather L. Sorge, NJ Work Environment Council, Campaign Organizer for Healthy Schools Now 908/310-7874; hsorge@njwec.org Debra Coyle McFadden, NJ Work Environment Council, Executive Director 609/707-1320; [...]

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