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NJ Labor Leader John Costa Chosen to Serve as ATU International President

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO congratulates our brother John Costa, a New Jersey labor leader and former member of our Executive Board, on being selected as the International President of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU).

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NEW JERSEY STATE AFL-CIO OPPOSED TO HYBRID PENSION PLAN

In response to today’s announcement that legislation will be introduced to end defined benefit pensions for new hires and current employees with less than five years of service by creating a “hybrid” pension, New Jersey State AFL-CIO President Charles Wowkanech released the following statement:

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Congressman Norcross Pushes for Bipartisan Infrastructure Investments

As part of Infrastructure Week 2019, Congressman Donald Norcross, Co-Chair of the Congressional Building Trades Caucus, joined building trade leaders at a press conference on Capitol Hill to discuss the need for infrastructure investments.

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Labor Candidate John Amodeo wins election to the Margate Commission

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is pleased to announce that Labor Candidate John Amodeo has been elected to the Margate Commission. His victory came during Tuesday’s Municipal Non-Partisan Elections.

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Two Labor Candidates to appear on ballots in today’s Municipal Non-Partisan Elections in Cedar Grove and Margate

The 2019 Municipal Non-Partisan Elections will take place today in the following Municipalities: Margate, Lodi, Mount Ephraim, Haddon Twp., Avalon, Sea Isle City, South Orange, Cedar Grove, Verona, West New York, North Bergen, Ocean Twp., Loch Arbour, and Passaic.

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Union Sportsmen's Alliance to Offer 10 Free Slots for Veterans at SMART New Jersey Sporting Clays Shoot

The Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA), a proud partner of the AFL-CIO, is offering 10 free slots for veterans at their 7th annual SMART New Jersey Sporting Clays Shoot on Saturday, May 18.

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LABOR COMMUNITY MOURNS LOSS OF LEADER

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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