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Save the Date! 30th Constitutional Convention coming June 16-17

Mark your calendars now for the 30th Convention of the New Jersey State AFL-CIO


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Remembering the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

On this solemn holiday, we honor

one of America’s most inspiring leaders:

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968
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AFL-CIO President Trumka disappointed with U.S.-China deal

The U.S.-China trade deal fails to address workers rights and cheating, the president of the AFL-CIO says.

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Governor sees thousands of union jobs on horizon


Are good union jobs on the horizon in New Jersey?

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Yesterday at the State House: “Lame Duck” session comes to an end with legislative wins for New Jersey workers

As of Jan. 13, 2020, several pieces of pro-worker legislation have now passed both houses and are on Governor Murphy’s desk for consideration. 

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The New Jersey State AFL-CIO thanks Gov. Phil Murphy for signing into law S-3425 / A-4958, an important safety measure for motorists and railroad operators alike, which was championed by our sisters and brothers of SMART-TD, UTU.

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Take Action! Ask your House representative to support the Protecting the Right to Organize Act

Congress has a critical opportunity to strengthen workers’ rights. 

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Take Action Now! to Save Call Center Jobs. Assembly to vote Monday

It's Go Time for the New Jersey Assembly to save call center jobs in the state. A-1992 is coming up for a vote in the full Assembly, Monday, Jan. 13, and it's critical that it passes. Why?

Call center jobs are being sent overseas from New Jersey, eliminating positions that support hard-working American families. And – believe it or not! – certain corporations are getting “job creation” tax breaks from the state Economic Development Authority as a result of shipping out the jobs.

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