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UNITE HERE Local 54 ratifies first contract with Hard Rock

Nearly Two-Thousand Hospitality Workers to Gain Industry Wages and Benefits

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO congratulates the officers, bargaining committee, and members of UNITE HERE Local 54 on ratifying their first contract at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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Solidarity Alert: Construction Industry Tax Fraud Day of Action

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO invites you to join us in Trenton on April 15 for the Construction Industry Tax Fraud Day of Action. This event, hosted by the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, is part of a nationwide effort to bring awareness to the issue of construction industry tax fraud.

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Rutgers faculty picket Board of Governors meeting on University’s Newark campus

After more than a year of failed contract negotiations, Rutgers AAUP-AFT prepares to strike

“An injury to one is an injury to all!”

“Rutgers is for education! We are not a corporation!”

The chants of frustrated faculty members disrupted an otherwise quiet campus in Newark on Tuesday, as hundreds gathered outside of the Rutgers University Paul Robeson Center to picket a Board of Governors meeting.

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UNITE Here Local 54, Hard Rock reach agreement on contract for 1,780 hospitality workers

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO congratulates the officers, bargaining committee, and members of UNITE HERE Local 54 on reaching an agreement for their first contract at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This new contract entitles 1,780 Hard Rock employees to industry wages along with health & welfare and severance fund benefits.

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Solidarity Alert: Final Warning – Contract or Strike

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO invites you to join us next Tuesday, April 9, as we gather in solidarity with our brothers and sisters of Rutgers AAUP-AFT to picket the Board of Governors meeting at the Paul Robeson Center on the Rutgers Newark campus. After more than a year of failed contract negotiations with Rutgers University, Rutgers AAUP-AFT anticipates a huge turnout for this event, which they’re saying will serve as a “final warning” to the administration. 

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New Jersey State AFL-CIO Celebrates Women's History Month

America’s first mental health activist. The founder of the American Red Cross. A Nobel Prize-winning author. A four-time Olympian. New Jersey is home to many awe-inspiring women, and to cap off Women’s History Month, we’ve compiled a list of 10 trailblazers—past and present—whose monumental achievements have earned them a slot in our state’s hall of fame.

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TODAY IN TRENTON: Senate and Assembly Vote in Favor of Pro-Worker Legislation Concerning Prevailing Wage and Wage Theft

Two pro-labor bills supported by the New Jersey State AFL-CIO, one concerning the prevailing wage and another seeking to combat wage theft by employers, were favorably voted out of the State Assembly and Senate today. We would like to thank the sponsors of these bills and the State Senate and Assembly members who voted in favor.

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New Jersey State AFL-CIO Calls for Support of Pro-Labor Legislation Concerning Prevailing Wages, 'Wage Theft' and the Installation of Fire Suppression Systems

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO urges members of the NJ State Assembly to support three bills that will be voted on this Monday, March 25, 2019.

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