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1805, 2019

WEC Statement on Alden Leeds Fire

May 18th, 2019|Comments Off on WEC Statement on Alden Leeds Fire

The threat of a catastrophic chemical release remains a major vulnerability for New Jersey.  Every year, chemical releases, fires, and explosions claim lives and threaten residents’ health across the nation.  New Jersey is the [...]

2904, 2019

2019 Workers’ Memorial Day March & Rally: Not One More Death

April 29th, 2019|Comments Off on 2019 Workers’ Memorial Day March & Rally: Not One More Death

Press Release: Sunday, April 28, 2019 Contact Lou Kimmel, 732.762.7687, lkimmel@newlabor.org Cecelia Leto, 609.532.1782, cgilliganleto@njwec.org   2019 Workers' Memorial Day March & Rally: Not One More Death New Brunswick, NJ – Around 300 people gathered [...]

304, 2019

Companies that Accept Tax Subsidies Must Create Good, Safe Jobs, Worker Advocates Say

April 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Companies that Accept Tax Subsidies Must Create Good, Safe Jobs, Worker Advocates Say

These days, New Jersey plays a major role in the multi-billion dollar e-commerce economy. The workers who make this economy possible deserve a fair shake. E-commerce warehouses that support online retailers, national chain stores, and [...]

503, 2019

WEC Statement on Governor Murphy’s Budget Address

March 5th, 2019|Comments Off on WEC Statement on Governor Murphy’s Budget Address

Today the Governor unveiled an exciting new budget, promising increased investment in our schools, our transportation, our infrastructure, and our middle class, as well as revealing a whopping $3.8b pension fund contribution. In the [...]

2202, 2019

PEOSH – NJADP – Nurses – CEFM – Health Officials April, 2019 – Indoor Air Quality Training

February 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on PEOSH – NJADP – Nurses – CEFM – Health Officials April, 2019 – Indoor Air Quality Training

PEOSH has arranged to provide assistance to public employers in meeting the Designated Persons Training requirements contained in the PEOSH Indoor Air Quality Standard by scheduling the following training sessions. Staff from the PEOSH program [...]

1302, 2019

NJ Needs to Cough Up the Cash to Fix Its Schools so Our Kids Won’t Get Sick

February 13th, 2019|Comments Off on NJ Needs to Cough Up the Cash to Fix Its Schools so Our Kids Won’t Get Sick

When you think of the word “school” what comes to mind? Overcrowding? Leaking roofs, mold and mercury exposure? Extreme temperatures, windows that don’t open? Inadequate air quality from poor ventilation? How about asbestos, lead in drinking water, [...]

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