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112, 2021

WEC Seeks Industrial Hygiene Consultant

December 1st, 2021|Comments Off on WEC Seeks Industrial Hygiene Consultant

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 industrial hygiene (IH) consultant to [...]

3011, 2021

Job Posting: Policy & Advocacy Director

November 30th, 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 [...]

411, 2021

New Jersey Work Environment Council Statement on OSHA’s New Vaccine and Testing Standard

November 4th, 2021|Comments Off on New Jersey Work Environment Council Statement on OSHA’s New Vaccine and Testing Standard

Press Statement For Immediate Release: November 4, 2021 Contact: Debra Coyle, 609.707.1320; dcoyle@njwec.org New Jersey Work Environment Council Statement on OSHA’s New Vaccine and Testing Standard “Paid Time off for Vaccines is Good, but OSHA Misses the [...]

2710, 2021

NJ Work Environment Council Congratulates Doug Parker, Confirmed as New Chief of U.S. OSHA

October 27th, 2021|Comments Off on NJ Work Environment Council Congratulates Doug Parker, Confirmed as New Chief of U.S. OSHA

The following statement is from Debra Coyle McFadden, executive director of the New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC). “We’re glad to see Doug Parker, a highly qualified safety professional, confirmed today by the U.S. Senate. [...]

1208, 2021

New Jersey’s SDA districts set to open in ‘deplorable conditions.’ What you need to know

August 12th, 2021|Comments Off on New Jersey’s SDA districts set to open in ‘deplorable conditions.’ What you need to know

When Abraham Lincoln School in Garfield reopens in September, students will cram into a building constructed 50 years after the 16th president was assassinated and is showing its age: A sagging roof, water damage from [...]

1008, 2021

Back to School: Clean Air in Every School as COVID Resurges

August 10th, 2021|Comments Off on Back to School: Clean Air in Every School as COVID Resurges

As the new school year starts, the National Coalition for Healthier Schools, coordinated by Healthy Schools Network, is calling for critical and immediate actions and $75 Million in funding to rapidly expand EPA’s capacity to [...]

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