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
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1309, 2017

Christie spent big on Statehouse’s ‘shameful’ health, safety conditions. Why not schools?

September 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Christie was decisive in finding $300 million to address emergency conditions at the Statehouse.  However, the very conditions the governor decried in the Statehouse exist in public schools across New Jersey. Unfortunately, his approach [...]

809, 2017

HSN Student Leadership Academy

September 8th, 2017|0 Comments

The Healthy Schools Now Student Leadership Academy will provide an opportunity for students to receive training in civic engagement and to develop leadership skills. The focus will be to equip students to be advocates [...]

109, 2017

Health & Safety During Disaster Recovery

September 1st, 2017|0 Comments

As we approach the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, we belong to an unlucky club of communities that have the unique perspective of knowing the devastation and horror that our Texas and Louisiana friends [...]

3108, 2017

Hurricane Harvey: More Destruction with Chemical Plant Explosion

August 31st, 2017|0 Comments

On August 31, there were two explosions at the flooded Arkema Inc. chemical plant near Houston, which was inundated with 40+ inches of rain. At least 12 emergency responders were affected by the smoke [...]

2908, 2017

Training Opportunities

August 29th, 2017|0 Comments

WEC offers quality, interactive training using a participatory methodology that encourages problem-solving and critical thinking to address important health and safety issues in the workplace. WEC invites you to participate in two programs in [...]

2208, 2017

State Rejects 95% of Emergent Repairs in SDA School Buildings

August 22nd, 2017|1 Comment

After taking nearly a year to review 429 applications for so-called "emergent" (urgently needed) facilities repairs submitted by 23 former Abbott districts, the NJ Department of Education (NJDOE) has approved state funding for only [...]

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