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Debra Coyle McFadden New Executive Director

NJ Work Environment Council Announces Debra Coyle McFadden as the New Executive Director of the State Labor-Environmental Alliance Ewing – The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) Board is thrilled to announce the formal hiring of Debra Coyle McFadden, a long-time labor-environmental leader and WEC staff member, as WEC’s new Executive Director, effective immediately. [...]

By |2018-11-27T06:36:49-04:00November 27th, 2018|Highlights, Press Releases, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Debra Coyle McFadden New Executive Director

2018 Awards Dinner

The New Jersey Work Environment Council holds its major fundraiser, an awards dinner, each year. We look forward to being joined by labor, environmental, community leaders and public officials, representing many thousands of New Jersey workers and residents. The event will be held on Friday, November 30, 2018, 6:00 pm at The College of [...]

By |2018-11-16T15:00:16-04:00September 6th, 2018|Events, Highlights, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2018 Awards Dinner

Now Hiring! WEC Seeks Campaign Organizer

WEC is hiring a campaign organizer. The person hired will organize and expand a dynamic grassroots advocacy efforts, Healthy Schools Now. The effort focuses on ensuring that all New Jersey children and school employees learn and work in healthy, safe, and modern public schools. For more information, see our job posting. [...]

By |2018-09-04T10:39:17-04:00September 4th, 2018|Highlights, Job Postings|Comments Off on Now Hiring! WEC Seeks Campaign Organizer

New Jersey’s Warehouse Workers Deserve Better

Many cities and towns in New Jersey are home to warehouse distribution centers. These are places where people pack and ship products that are later sold at Amazon.com and other large online retailers, as well as brick-and-mortar retail stores. Ensuring that jobs at these warehouses are safe, secure, and pay family-sustaining wages is crucial for [...]

By |2018-08-03T13:46:25-04:00August 3rd, 2018|Highlights, Opinion Pieces|Comments Off on New Jersey’s Warehouse Workers Deserve Better

We’re part of an emerging voice America should listen to: Young people

Rodents in the cafeteria. Crumbling ceilings. Mold growing in the classroom. Extreme temperatures in excess of 90 degrees. Toxic air quality from poor indoor air ventilation. Concerns about asbestos, lead and other toxins in the walls and pipes. Unfortunately, these are common problems right here in our New Jersey schools. The Healthy Schools Now [...]

By |2018-07-05T10:16:13-04:00July 5th, 2018|Highlights, Opinion Pieces, Uncategorized|Comments Off on We’re part of an emerging voice America should listen to: Young people

Murphy’s state bank would help working families, boost local economy

New Jersey has an investment problem. The Garden State's numerous credit downgrades, budget shortfalls, crumbling infrastructure, chronic underfunding of critical programs and priorities are well known. The source of these issues isn't a lack of capital or wealth. New Jersey is among the nation's wealthiest states with a growing millionaire population. Many argue that [...]

By |2018-05-15T15:45:40-04:00May 15th, 2018|Highlights, Opinion Pieces|Comments Off on Murphy’s state bank would help working families, boost local economy

Job Announcement

New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) Executive Director Job Announcement and Description Review of applications will begin immediately and end when a candidate is selected. The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) is seeking an Executive Director. This is an exciting and unusual opportunity for someone with the skills, experience, and commitment needed to [...]

By |2018-05-07T11:53:00-04:00May 7th, 2018|Highlights, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Job Announcement

Offshore Wind Farm Could Create 75,000 More Jobs, Report Finds

A new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) and the New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) says that new offshore wind farms in coastal states could create more than 75,000 jobs. “This report underscores a major opportunity to not only put people to work installing those turbines, but also to create a [...]

By |2018-04-05T09:17:37-04:00April 5th, 2018|WEC in the News|Comments Off on Offshore Wind Farm Could Create 75,000 More Jobs, Report Finds

Preventing Chemical Exposure

You're invited to attend the NJ Work Environment Council TRAINING PROGRAM: PREVENTING EXPOSURE TO WORKPLACE CHEMICALS When: Tuesday, May 15, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (8:30 AM Registration) Location: NJ Work Environment Council, 7 Dunmore Avenue, Ewing, NJ 08618 Register Here Are you aware of the major changes to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) [...]

By |2018-03-27T11:48:02-04:00March 27th, 2018|Highlights|Comments Off on Preventing Chemical Exposure