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.
It is with great sadness that the New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) shares that Adrienne Rosner Markowitz, our colleague, industrial hygiene consultant and Healthy Schools Coordinator, passed away on July 24, 2017. Adrienne had [...]
Gov. Chris Christie refused to sign a bill Thursday that would provide local emergency responders with more information on the scores of trains hauling volatile crude oil through New Jersey, saying it could become [...]
Gov. Christie has conditionally vetoed the Oil Train Safety bill (S806/A2463). This conditional veto puts fence line communities and first responders at risk by continuing to deny them access to information about rail hazards [...]
In 2016, WEC was very pleased to honor two remarkable leaders with our Rising Star Award, a new honor intended to recognize outstanding new leaders from labor, environmental and community organizations. Our inaugural recipients [...]
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