An alliance of 70 labor, community, & environmental organizations
Working together for safe, secure jobs, and a healthy, sustainable environment.
WEC links workers, communities, and environmentalists
through training, technical assistance, grassroots organizing, and public policy campaigns
to promote dialogue, collaboration, and joint action.
Job Posting: Office Manager
WEC seeks an experienced Office Manager to be responsible for the general operation of our office and provide support to the Executive Director and Staff. This position begins immediately and is part-time, Monday – Thursday/32 [...]
Mercury Seeping From Gym Floors – Possible NJ Law Would Stop Future Installations
A proposed New Jersey law aims to ensure that the threat of dangerous mercury vapors is not presented by any floors that get installed in New Jersey schools and child care centers moving forward. The [...]
Job Posting: Healthy Schools Now Campaign Organizer
The New Jersey Work Environment Council (WEC) is a coalition of 70 labor, community, and environmental organizations advocating for safe, secure jobs and a healthy, sustainable environment. WEC seeks a full time, experienced Campaign Organizer [...]
After massive Passaic fire, advocates seek change to regulations
A massive fire broke out in Passaic last week in a building that housed chlorine products for Qualco, a company which makes pool supplies. Read article here.
New Jersey is the East Coast Leader in Advancing the Transition to Electric Trucks
The NJ Department of Environmental Protection has announced it finalized the Advanced Clean Truck (ACT) Rule and Fleet Reporting Requirement. New Jersey became the first state on the east coast, joining California, Oregon and Washington, [...]
More than 40 organizations, unions urge OSHA to extend protections for healthcare workers
More than 40 organizations, including unions, and more than 6,300 individuals have signed a petition urging the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to make its emergency temporary standard permanent for healthcare workplaces. Read more [...]