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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2212, 2021

New Jersey is the East Coast Leader in Advancing the Transition to Electric Trucks

December 22nd, 2021|Comments Off on New Jersey is the East Coast Leader in Advancing the Transition to Electric Trucks

The NJ Department of Environmental Protection has announced it finalized the Advanced Clean Truck (ACT) Rule and Fleet Reporting Requirement. New Jersey became the first state on the east coast, joining California, Oregon and Washington, [...]

2212, 2021

More than 40 organizations, unions urge OSHA to extend protections for healthcare workers

December 22nd, 2021|Comments Off on More than 40 organizations, unions urge OSHA to extend protections for healthcare workers

More than 40 organizations, including unions, and more than 6,300 individuals have signed a petition urging the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to make its emergency temporary standard permanent for healthcare workplaces. Read more [...]

2212, 2021

Job Posting: Policy & Advocacy Director

December 22nd, 2021|Comments Off on Job Posting: Policy & Advocacy Director

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, sustainable environment. WEC seeks an experienced Policy [...]

2212, 2021

Job Posting: Office Manager

December 22nd, 2021|Comments Off on Job Posting: Office Manager

The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) is a coalition of 70 labor, community, and environmental organizations advocating for safe, secure jobs and a healthy, sustainable environment. WEC seeks an experienced Office Manager to be [...]

2112, 2021

Unions, public health, and occupational safety organizations call for permanent OSHA Covid-19 standards for health care and other workers

December 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Unions, public health, and occupational safety organizations call for permanent OSHA Covid-19 standards for health care and other workers

More than 40 unions and other organizations signed a petition, along with more than 6,300 individuals, to urge the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to adopt a permanent standard on Covid-19 in health care [...]

1412, 2021

More action needed to fix Chemical Safety Board crucial to N.J., advocates say

December 14th, 2021|Comments Off on More action needed to fix Chemical Safety Board crucial to N.J., advocates say

While President Joe Biden has nominated three people to the independent board that investigates chemical accidents, supporters of the Chemical Safety Board said other steps also must be taken so the agency properly can do its job. [...]

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