Good News, Good Deeds

This is what solidarity looks like:

Union brothers and sisters in Atlantic City lend a hand up, with smiles and energy Though the clouds masked the sunshine, the social-distancing face coverings could not mask the smiles of union brothers and sisters who volunteered their time, energy and elbow grease to serve fellow union members and Atlantic City residents in need at…

Read More

Solidarity Alert! Reminder — Operation Feed Atlantic City has food distribution Thursday

Union volunteers will again gather at Bader Field in Atlantic City on Thursday, May 28, to distribute emergency food kits to fellow union brothers and sisters, as well as members of the greater Atlantic City community, who have been hit hard by the casino industry shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Working families in need…

Read More

Solidarity Alert: Operation Feed Atlantic City has food distribution May 28

A generous donation of baked goods coordinated by the Bakery Confectionery Tobacco and Grain Millers International Union will be the highlight of a food distribution sponsored by the New Jersey State AFL-CIO and its affiliated unions, the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority and the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. Union volunteers will again gather at Bader…

Read More

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…

Read More

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.    

Read More

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,…

Read More

Press Contact

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is happy to provide additional press-related information and answer any questions you might have. If you are a journalist or media professional, please do not hesitate to contact our Communications Coordinator.


William J. Zapcic Jr.