Dan Fatton

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About Dan Fatton

WEC Director. Advocate for climate, peace, equality, democracy. Lover of bikes, beaches, food and mostly, family. Jersey native, world traveled.

Looking Back, As We Look Forward

Like many Americans, I watched the election results in stunned disbelief and quickly sank into sadness and despair, both about the implications for my family personally, concern for those I love and fear for many others I will never know, but who will certainly be impacted by this dramatic turn in the American political [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Highlights|0 Comments

Final Day to Sponsor or Place an Ad

Help WEC recognize the outstanding contributions of our five honorees by placing an ad in the program book or sponsoring the event. The WEC Annual Awards Dinner is our most important fundraiser of the year, and your support is critical to our success. We expect to be joined by at least 150 labor, environmental, [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Highlights|0 Comments

Intern with WEC

Are you interested in working with a progressive organization to advance labor and environmental policies in New Jersey? The NJ Work Environment Council (WEC), an alliance of 70 labor, environmental, and community organizations, working for safe, secure jobs and a healthy, sustainable environment, provides regular internship opportunities. Interns will assist with the following WEC led [...]

By | October 28th, 2016|Job Postings|0 Comments

WEC, Environment NJ, Legislative Leaders & Allies Endorse Bill Mandating Testing & Remediation of Lead in School Drinking Water

Asw. Maher-Muoio and Sen. Turner Sponsored Legislation is Crucial Legislative Fix to Lead in School Drinking Water With recent reports of lead in the water supplies of schools in the local and national media spotlight, the need for broad legislative solutions is sadly more pressing than ever. The NJ Work Environment Council, Environment New Jersey [...]

By | October 19th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

WEC and Teamsters Local 877 Put the City of Linden on Notice: Stop Endangering Residents and Violating Federal Law

Mayor Derek Armstead of the City of Linden, NJ has failed to carry out his legal responsibility under federal law for ensuring that the public has access to an up-to-date Emergency Response Plan (ERP) in the event of a chemical fire, explosion or other toxic emergency. Today, Teamsters Local 877 and NJ Work Environment Council [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Highlights, Press Releases|0 Comments

Environmental Justice Climate Policy Event

WEC recently partnered with Greenfaith, Environment New Jersey, and the New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance to host a lunch and learn at the Ironbound Community Corporation in Newark. More than 35 grassroots leaders participated in the meeting and ensuing discussion. Aaron Jones of 32BJ SEIU gave an overview of the NY Renews initiative, a broad-based [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Highlights, WEC in the News|0 Comments

WEC Launches Campaign to Address Runaway Inequality

For Immediate Release, September 26, 2016 The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) is pleased to announce our new campaign to address Runaway Inequality. In partnership with The Labor Institute, NJEA and New Jersey Policy Perspective, WEC is launching a campaign aimed at addressing and reversing the outsized influence of corporations and ending the financial [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

2016 WEC Awards Dinner Honoree Bios

WEC is pleased and honored to recognize five outstanding leaders at our 2016 Awards Dinner, which will also serve as our 30th Anniversary Celebration. http://njwec.idealimageconsulting.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/colandusfrancis-e1477621617234.png Colandus “Kelly” Francis, President, Camden County Branch of the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Colandus "Kelly" Francis is President [...]

By | September 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments