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Stand in Solidarity with IFPTE to Stop Privatization of the NJ Turnpike

For over two years, workers on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway have sacrificed and fought to keep their jobs. Their battle against privatization has resulted in annual pay reductions of approximately $15,000 to $20,000 per worker, essentially turning family-sustaining middle class jobs into low-income ones.

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Warm Wishes for the Holiday and Into the New Year

The Christmas holiday and coming year will be a little sweeter for thousands of families across our state, following passage of the minimum wage ballot question. As of January 1, 2014, approximately 400,000 families will begin to earn some additional income, which will go a long way towards making ends meet, affording an extra meal, spending more time with family, and being able to fulfill a child’s Christmas wish.

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Newark Teachers, Union Members, and Local Community Partners Rally in Support of Public Education

Today, Newark teachers, union members, community allies, and local residents took to the streets to protest destructive budget cuts, school closures, and top-down policies which undermine Newark’s public school system.

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SOLIDARITY ALERT: Fight to Oppose NJ Turnpike Privatization, Lend Your Support on December 17th

Turnpike and Parkway workers are battling against privatization and fighting to keep their jobs. Yesterday’s picket to oppose privatization was a tremendous success, bringing together 60 supporters representing a diverse group of unions. Your solidarity is the key to preserving these jobs, and we once again ask that you lend your support.

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NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION: Join with Newark Teachers Union and Local Community Partners to Reclaim the Promise of Public Education

The promise of public education is simple. First, schools should provide equal opportunity for all students despite factors like race, gender, and socioeconomic status. Second, those closest to the education process – teachers, administrators, school staff, students, their parents, and community members – must have a voice in education policy and practice.

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New Jersey Unions and Community Partners Join to Demand Respect and Fair Wages at Walmart

In an incredible showing of solidarity, the New Jersey State AFL-CIO joined with Walmart workers, union members, community partners, UFCW locals, and the OUR Walmart coalition in front of Walmart stores in Secaucus and Cherry Hill to demand respect and fair wages for workers. These events were two of over a hundred protests held around the nation to combat the race to the bottom for wages and working conditions being perpetuated by the world’s largest retailer.

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Wishing All a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving and Hanukkah

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Happy_Thanksgiving_2013.jpgAs we join together with our families this week to celebrate Thanksgiving and kick-off the holiday season with the first night of Hanukkah, we wanted to wish everyone good health and happiness. This was an historic and successful year for working families across our state, and all of your hard work deserves some quality rest and relaxation with friends and family.
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11th Annual WILD Conference: The War on Women – Unions Fight Back

We are pleased to announce that the 11th Annual Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Conference will be held at the Hilton East Brunswick from March 7-8, 2014.
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