Your efforts are essential for success at the polls on Election Day. Every union leader is strongly encouraged to provide volunteers for Election Day Get-Out-The-Vote.
It gets harder every day to take Governor Christie seriously. His latest inflammatory comment that he is “tired of hearing about the minimum wage” further demonstrates how out of touch he is with low- and middle-income families.
The Assembly Labor Committee has just announced that it will consider very important legislation on earned sick time next week. Details are as follows:
In a matter of five weeks an astounding 94,325 union household doors have been knocked on thanks to the unflagging resolve and solidarity of Labor 2014 volunteers. This number was featured prominently in this week’s edition of Politifax, one of New Jersey’s most widely read political newsletters.
Solidarity Alert: Stand Up for AC Casino Workers Whose Pensions and Health Benefits Are Being Stripped Away
Eleven-hundred of our brothers and sisters from UNITE HERE Local 54 who work at Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino are being stripped of their pension and health care due to the flagrant anti-union actions of a billionaire businessman and a giant casino company.
Join our Rutgers Brothers and Sisters to Rally for a Fair Contract which Respects Faculty, Staff, and Students
Over 20,000 faculty and staff at Rutgers University are currently in negotiations and working without contracts. They have gone at least three years without a raise while the cost of living, particularly health care costs in the state plan, have risen dramatically. Rutgers management is sitting on hundreds of millions of dollars in reserves while the hardworking faculty and staff fall behind. Now management has cancelled the bargaining sessions that were scheduled for this week.
With Election Day only 15 days away, much work remains. Our efforts on the phones are essential for success at the polls on Election Day and we will need all hands on deck.
New Jersey’s working families need relief. Job growth has not kept pace with our neighbors. Workers of all income levels except millionaires have seen their take-home pay drop and their spending power decline.
Elections are about voting for candidates on the local, state and federal level who share our values and will help us attain our dreams. This year’s labor-supported candidates – including 42 rank-and-file labor candidates -- are counting on our support.
Assembly Transportation Committee Hearing Highlights Critical Need to Replenish the Transportation Trust Fund
The labor movement is counting on you to ensure that we elect Cory Booker to the U.S. Senate, all endorsed Congressional candidates and 42 rank-and-file labor candidates. Every affiliated union is strongly encouraged to provide volunteers for labor walks each Saturday between 9:00 am – 12:00 noon leading up to November 4th. Please contact the CLC President or Coordinator listed below to commit your union’s volunteers. Working together, we will win together!