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NATIONAL AFL-CIO EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT VISITS NEW JERSEY FOR SIGNING OF 18-MONTH STRATEGIC PLAN

Stategic_Plan_Signing_1.JPGThe New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s Strategic Planning Committee was joined this morning by national AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre, who addressed the meeting prior to the endorsement and signing of the state federation’s 18-month Strategic Plan.

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Menendez honors New Jersey State AFL-CIO's Laurel Brennan with 'Trailblazer' Award

New Jersey State AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Laurel Brennan was honored Sunday, March 30, with the Evangelina Menendez Trailblazer Award from United States Senator Robert Menendez.

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Minimum wage victory celebrated on Senate floor

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO today joined with partners and advocates from across the state to be recognized by the state Senate for their work last year to successfully increase the state’s minimum wage.

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Coalition of business, labor unions & legislators urges Port-hiring reform to create jobs, prevent economic disaster

(Elizabeth, NJ) – Citing a growing crisis that threatens the New York-New Jersey economy, a broad coalition of business groups, labor unions, and state legislative leaders today joined together in calling for the long-overdue and immediate filling of nearly 500 empty jobs at the region’s ports, and reforms to the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor to put the shipping industry and labor in joint control of future hiring.

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On Facebook, New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s WILD conference kicks off year-round fight for women’s rights

Women’s rights leaders embrace social media as a means to connect to women ‘like’ never before.

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New Jersey State AFL-CIO applauds bipartisan 'Buy American' bill for public projects

Wowkanech: ‘Our tax dollars should be kept here, not sent overseas’

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Urge Congress to Take Up Real Immigration Reform Now!

In June 2013, the United States Senate voted 68-32 for a bipartisan compromise that would address our nation's long-standing immigration crisis. Unfortunately, Speaker John Boehner and the House Republicans have made a partisan decision to deny the bipartisan Senate bill an up-or-down vote. That decision is hurting the chances that we will see real, workable immigration reform by the end of the year.

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New Jersey State AFL-CIO praises committee approval of legislation to help working families, students fully prepare for college costs

Trenton – Calling it a strong first step to helping working families and students avoid crushing college loan debt, the New Jersey State AFL-CIO today praised the Assembly Higher Education Committee’s approval of legislation to require colleges to provide detailed information to prospective students regarding the true costs of attendance.

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Nearly 250 heed New Jersey State AFL-CIO WILD conference’s call for community & workplace empowerment

Country’s preeminent statewide union-women’s leadership conference strengthened resolve about gender equality in the workplace and beyond.

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New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s WILD conference empowering union women to lead fight for equality

Gender equality and union solidarity will be topic number one at the New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s 11th annual Women in Leadership Development (WILD) conference on March 7-8 at the East Brunswick Hilton.

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