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Demand Mercury Free Floors in NJ Schools

Stop Exposing Our School Staff and Kids to Toxic Mercury Floors emitting mercury vapor have now been found in at least 25 school districts in New Jersey. Schools have been utilizing rubber-like polyurethane floors since the 1960s. Some of these floors, installed as late as 2006, contain phenyl mercuric acetate (PMA), a catalyst which [...]

By |2020-05-14T16:23:03-04:00May 14th, 2020|Petitions|Comments Off on Demand Mercury Free Floors in NJ Schools

Establish A Public Bank: Keep Wall Street Away From Our Tax Dollars!

Wall Street’s power and influence often thwarts progress on a range of social policies, putting corporate greed ahead of public need. Yet, the state of New Jersey deposits billions of dollars in public money and taxpayer dollars with Wall Street banks, which have little incentive to invest in New Jersey’s families or communities. These [...]

By |2017-08-02T09:41:33-04:00August 2nd, 2017|Petitions|Comments Off on Establish A Public Bank: Keep Wall Street Away From Our Tax Dollars!

Temperature Control Petition

For decades, there has been scientific consensus that temperatures above 80 degrees produce harmful physiological effects that decrease work efficiency and output. According to the National Clearinghouse of Facilities, poor thermal conditions have also been shown to negatively impact student and teacher morale and performance. No child should have to deal with extreme classroom [...]

By |2017-06-13T22:21:08-04:00November 2nd, 2016|Petitions|Comments Off on Temperature Control Petition

Urge Governor Christie to Take Action to Protect our Lives, Jobs, Health, Schools, and Businesses!

New Jersey Work Environment Council and our allies strongly urge Governor Christie to take action to protect our lives, jobs, health, schools, and businesses. The deadly hazards of crude oil shipments on rail are concerning to residents in New Jersey as thousands of rail cars now pass through our communities every week, including through [...]

By |2016-11-04T15:24:03-04:00August 31st, 2016|Petitions|Comments Off on Urge Governor Christie to Take Action to Protect our Lives, Jobs, Health, Schools, and Businesses!