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
through training, technical assistance, grassroots organizing, and public policy campaigns
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1304, 2021

WEC Year In Review 2020

April 13th, 2021|Comments Off on WEC Year In Review 2020

We are proud to share the impact of WEC’s work in 2020. We did this work together with our members which includes, labor, community organizations, environmental organizations, and individuals. Faced with a public health crisis, WEC went to [...]

2403, 2021

A Public Bank for New Jersey!

March 24th, 2021|Comments Off on A Public Bank for New Jersey!

This month we kicked off WEC’s demand for Public Banking for New Jersey in a webinar that centered the voices of organizers, activists, workers and experts. We heard from Trina Scordo, executive director at New [...]

2103, 2021

Offshore wind seen as energy and jobs opportunity for New Jersey

March 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Offshore wind seen as energy and jobs opportunity for New Jersey

Offshore wind has the potential to produce about 90% of the electricity the United States is projected to need in 2050 even if fossil fuels were fully phased out, with New Jersey in position to [...]

1503, 2021

WEC Factsheet: Chemical Facilities Must Hold Public Meetings

March 15th, 2021|Comments Off on WEC Factsheet: Chemical Facilities Must Hold Public Meetings

Across the nation, more than 150 chemical incidents occur annually that endanger workers and communities. By law, effective March 15, 2021, 78 facilities in New Jersey that use extremely hazardous substances are required to [...]

1503, 2021

Chemical Facilities Must Hold Public Meetings

March 15th, 2021|Comments Off on Chemical Facilities Must Hold Public Meetings

Press Release For Immediate Release: March 15, 2021 Contact: Debra Coyle McFadden Cell: 609/707-1320 Email: dcoyle@njwec.org As of Today, Chemical Facilities Must Hold Public Meetings WEC applauds this new public meeting requirement and again urges the State [...]

2602, 2021

Job Opening at WEC: Occupational Health & Safety Trainer

February 26th, 2021|Comments Off on Job Opening at WEC: Occupational Health & Safety Trainer

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 is an affiliate of the National [...]

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