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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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SAG-AFTRA Continues to Strike Against Advertising Agency BBH

Show Support on Social Media by Sharing #StrikeBBH Campaign Posts

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO stands in solidarity with SAG-AFTRA during its strike against ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty, Inc. (BBH). After nearly twenty years as a signatory, the ad agency is attempting to illegally abandon its obligations under the union contract.

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HTC expands membership in NJ, organizing 14 shops in less than two years

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is proud of the tremendous work the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council, AFL-CIO has done to grow their membership in New Jersey, organizing 14 shops in less than two years.

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Governor Murphy Nominates Diomedes Tsitouras, Executive Director of AAUP-BHSNJ, for Appointment to Civil Service Commission

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO wishes to congratulate Diomedes Tsitouras, Executive Director of AAUP-BHSNJ, on his recent nomination by Governor Murphy for appointment as a member of the Civil Service Commission.

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Congressman Norcross Ahead of First Minimum Wage Vote in Over a Decade

Bill to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage to $15 Heads to U.S. House Floor

On Wednesday, March 6, the House Committee on Education and Labor advanced a bill to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024. It cleared the panel in a 28-20 party-line vote.

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New Jersey State AFL-CIO President Charles Wowkanech on Gov. Murphy’s Budget Address

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey State AFL-CIO President Charles Wowkanech today issued the following statement in response to Governor Murphy’s budget address:

“The New Jersey State AFL-CIO commends Governor Murphy for his efforts to make New Jersey a stronger and fairer state. His proposed investments and progressive agenda will help position our state for an even brighter future.

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Our Time is NOW: Leading with Passion, Purpose & Power

New Jersey State AFL-CIO Hosts 16th Annual WILD Conference

More than 300 union sisters from all sectors of organized labor gathered at the Hilton East Brunswick Hotel on March 1 for the 16th annual Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Conference. This two-day conference featured several distinguished speakers, including Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler (IBEW) and Alice Paul Institute Executive Director Lucienne Beard.

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Union Brother Rob Garrison Wins Westfield Board of Education Seat

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is proud to congratulate our union brother, Rob Garrison, on his appointment to the Westfield Board of Education.

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