Ensuring our right to know about rail car hazards; safer alternatives at industrial facilities; real names of chemicals; and emergency response plans.
Educating about the effects of Wall Street’s financial strip mining on our economy and empowering action on a state-based policy agenda.
Demanding that all New Jersey children and school employees learn and work in safe, modern school buildings.
Developing consensus for meaningful energy and climate policy changes in New Jersey.
Call Your Congressional Representative and Congressman Frelinghuysen With Congressional Representatives heading back to their Districts, now is the time to urge your Representative to stand up for worker safety and the environment. Please ask [...]
If we want to put an end to Wall Street’s reckless strip mining of our economy, we must build a clear, shared understanding of runaway inequality, and a broad-based movement for fundamental economic justice. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]