Good News, Good Deeds

Union sisters and brothers greet food recipients in spirit of solidarity, dignity and friendliness

“I love people; I love my union brothers and sisters; I love the members of our community, and it’s a scary time for all of them.” That’s why UNITE HERE Local 54 sister Cate Dziegrenuk continues to volunteer at the Operation Feed Atlantic City food distributions sponsored by the New Jersey State AFL-CIO and its…

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Global pandemic? IBEW Young Workers take time to help others

  Even though many members of NxtUp94, the young workers’ committee of IBEW Local 94, have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, they still stood with their community by sponsoring their seventh annual food drive. On June 6, 2020, these young workers sacrificed their time and well-being to donate $8,000 worth of food to…

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This solidarity cannot be shaken: Union brothers and sisters help Atlantic City as food insecurity drags on

Atlantic City may be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel as some casinos and entertainment venues announce their reopening dates. But July is still weeks off, the reopenings will be only partial, and out-of-work union brothers and sisters and Atlantic City residents are still in need. Never fear. Solidarity always comes to…

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Press Releases

House Democrats lead Families First agenda to confront coronavirus crisis

Talking Points from Congress  From the Office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, March 19, 2020, at 12:06:21 PM EDT The American people need and deserve a coordinated, fully-funded, whole-of-government response to keep them and their loved ones safe from the coronavirus epidemic.  Since Day One of this crisis, House Democrats have been hard at work…

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The president’s coronavirus guidelines for America

15 days to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) Please CLICK HERE to download a printable version of these.    

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UPDATE: Murphy, Cuomo and Lamont announce regional restrictions to combat COVID-19; Murphy issues strict rules

From the New Jersey Governor’s Office, Monday, March 16, 2020 The three states will limit crowd capacity for recreational and social gatherings to 50 people, effective by 8 p.m. Monday, March 16  Restaurants and bars will close for on-premises service and move to takeout and delivery only, effective 8 p.m. Monday, March 16  Movie theaters,…

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