President Charles Wowkanech spotlights New Jersey State AFL-CIO Labor Candidates Program in presentation at 40th Constitutional Convention of the BCTGM International Union
New Jersey State AFL-CIO President Charles Wowkanech addressed the 40th Constitutional Convention of the BCTGM International Union in Las Vegas today, delivering a presentation that highlighted the benefits of the Labor Candidates Program and the importance of running union members for office.
Governor Phil Murphy Signs Bill to Provide Communities with Opportunities for Valuable Public-Private Partnerships
A bipartisan bill to foster economic growth through public-private partnership (P3) agreements between government entities and the private sector for building and highway infrastructure projects in the state was signed into law today by Governor Phil Murphy. The law, S-865, provides for financial oversight and approval of these agreements by the State Treasurer.
The New Jersey State AFL-CIO held its 22nd annual Labor Candidates School at the union-staffed Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center this past weekend. The school graduated a record high 36 candidates, all of whom intend to run for offices across New Jersey.
Organized labor notched a major victory today as Governor Phil Murphy signed A-3861 into law. This bill will extend unemployment benefits to striking workers under certain circumstances. New Jersey is the third state in the nation to enact this law.
Please join the New Jersey State AFL-CIO as we stand with HPAE healthcare workers on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 to conduct a one-day informational picket outside of Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) hospitals in Hudson, Monmouth, and Ocean counties.