The New Jersey State AFL-CIO kicked off its annual Labor Walks today in several locations, including Burlington CLC, CWA 1036 in Mount Holly; Essex/West Hudson CLC, RWDSU 108 in Maplewood; Monmouth/Ocean CLC, IBEW 400 in Wall; Passaic CLC, UFCW 1262 in Clifton; and Union CLC, SWMIA 22 in Cranford.
At a Labor Meeting on Monday, September 17, the assembly will vote on the New Jersey Call Centers Jobs Act (A-1992)—an act concerning the relocation of call centers.
In preparation for the upcoming Labor Walks, the New Jersey State AFL-CIO held Labor Walk Leaders Refresher Courses at IBEW Local 102 in Parsippany and IBEW Local 456 in North Brunswick Township.
The following Central Labor Councils will launch their first Labor Walks this Saturday: Burlington CLC, Essex/West Hudson CLC, Monmouth/Ocean CLC, Passaic CLC, and Union CLC. With Election Day less than two months away, it is time to make our voices heard, and we strongly encourage volunteers to come out and support our endorsed candidates.
Labor Day is more than an extended weekend, more than an excuse to plan a final trip to the beach or a family barbecue. Rather, it's a day for working people to honor the victories of those who came before us, to gather in solidarity, and to prepare for the important fights ahead.
The New Jersey State AFL-CIO mourns the loss of John McCain who died on Saturday, August 25th at the age of 81. Senator McCain was a military hero and represented Arizona in the US Senate for over three decades.
A-3871, a bill concerning the disqualification from unemployment benefits for misconduct, was signed into law today by Governor Murphy.