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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; [...]

2101, 2020

Governor signs legislation to enhance student-athlete safety

January 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Governor signs legislation to enhance student-athlete safety

“We are pleased that steps are being taken to address students’ safety in regard to heat stress which is often experienced during school sports,” said Heather Sorge, Campaign Organizer for Healthy Schools Now, NJ Work [...]

1401, 2020

WEC Statement on the State of the State

January 14th, 2020|Comments Off on WEC Statement on the State of the State

Today, the Governor delivered the State of the State address, highlighting change in New Jersey that WEC and many of our close partners have worked to enact over the past year. We were glad [...]

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