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1008, 2017

In Memoriam, Adrienne Rosner Markowitz

August 10th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

108, 2017

Apply Now to Help Build a Movement!

August 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Working people can’t seem to get ahead. As we watch the news, engage in our communities, and organize around our respective issues, it becomes more and more apparent that we are operating in a [...]

1807, 2017

Remembering Jamie Hoyt: Fallen Worker

July 18th, 2017|0 Comments

On November 30, 2012 Jamie Hoyt, a resident of Bogata New Jersey, and two other Labor Ready temporary workers were moving racks of computers out of a Verizon facility in Pearl River, New York. [...]

1407, 2017

Christie Vetoes Oil Train Bill

July 14th, 2017|0 Comments

  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 [...]

1307, 2017

WEC Statement On Governor Christie’s Conditional Veto of S806

July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

2506, 2017

Seeking Rising Stars

June 25th, 2017|0 Comments

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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