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ATU International President Larry Hanley has passed away

It is with an extremely heavy heart that we inform you of the death of long-time labor leader and visionary, Larry Hanley, International President of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU).

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Rutgers Workers Rally to Protest Management’s Refusal to Bargain

Members of URA-AFT Local 1766 gathered outside of a bargaining meeting at the Administrative Services Building on Rutgers University’s New Brunswick campus on Wednesday to rally for a fair contract.

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SOLIDARITY ALERT: URA-AFT Local 1766 to Hold Rally at Rutgers New Brunswick

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO invites you to join us on Wednesday, May 1, as we gather in solidarity with our brothers and sisters of URA-AFT Local 1766 to rally for a fair contract.

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Workers Memorial Day 2019

On Sunday, April 28, the New Jersey State AFL-CIO will join in solidarity with all of our brothers and sisters in the labor movement to observe Workers Memorial Day—a day dedicated to those who have been killed or injured on the job and to renewing the fight for strong safety and health protections.

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Two IUOE 68 Members Appointed to Public Office

New Jersey State AFL-CIO Celebrates 1,030 Labor Candidate Election Victories  

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is pleased to announce that our Labor Candidates Program has notched two more labor candidate election victories. Romaine Graham of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 68 was appointed to fill a Freeholder vacancy in Essex County, while Jamillah Beasley-McCloed of the same Local was appointed to fill a vacancy in Irvington Council.

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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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