Everything seems to be political these days – from amount of the wages we earn, to the type of health care our families are covered by, to the cleanliness of…Read More
New Jersey State AFL-CIO affiliated unions and Central Labor Councils continued their door-to-door campaign on behalf of endorsed candidates this weekend as over 1,085 union members worked to increase awareness of…Read More
On Wednesday, August 28, Gov. Murphy signed into law a bill clarifying a previous piece of legislation that dealt with enrollment in the state’s vote by mail (VBM) program. Primary sponsors of the bill (S4069) include Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assemblywoman Patricia Egan Jones, Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt, Assemblyman Adam Taliaferro, Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker and Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson.Read More
Ahead of Election Season, New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s Labor Candidates School Grooms New Crop of Office-Seeking Union MembersPosted OnAugust 19, 2019 by
It was a monumental weekend for 28 union members who graduated from the New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s 23rd annual Labor Candidates School on Sunday.Read More
On Tuesday, August 6, Acting Governor Sheila Oliver signed landmark anti-wage theft bill S-1790 into law, making New Jersey’s wage and hour protections among the strongest in the country.Read More
The Secretary of Labor needs to be a true advocate for working people. This position should be held by someone who will make the interests of working men and women a first priority—someone who will protect us from unscrupulous employers, set strong health and safety standards and safeguard our retirement security.
Let’s be absolutely clear: Eugene Scalia, the man named by President Trump to be the next Secretary of Labor, is not that person!Read More
The Hotel Trades Council (HTC) and its members are facing a critical fight with Airbnb in Jersey City.
On June 26, HTC celebrated the passage of a Jersey City ordinance that places regulations on Airbnb rentals. The ordinance safeguards the wages, benefits and jobs of hundreds of hotel workers in the Jersey City region. Moreover, it protects affordable housing and quality of life for tens of thousands of city residents.Read More