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Another Victory for Labor in Trenton's North Ward

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is proud to congratulate our union sister, Marge Caldwell-Wilson, for her victory in yesterday’s runoff election for Trenton City Council (North Ward).

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The Voice of Working People Will Be Heard on Primary Day - VOTE!

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Roadmap for the Future: AFSCME NJ Council 63 Founding Convention

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Fast Facts for Earned Sick Leave Law

Thanks to the efforts of organized labor and its community allies, statewide earned sick leave was signed into law a few weeks ago by Governor Phil Murphy. This policy ensures that 1.2 million workers in New Jersey, who previously lacked earned sick days, will no longer have to make the immoral choice between a paycheck and their physical or mental health. This notice is meant to provide a more detailed overview of what this policy achieves for working families, and we encourage you to share this information with others who may be able to benefit from this major labor accomplishment.

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Senate Labor Committee Advances Bill to Expand Paid Family Leave

Today, a bill to expand New Jersey’s Paid Family Leave program was approved by the Senate Labor Committee. The proposal would increase benefit levels and available time-off for workers in New Jersey who need to take care of a newborn baby or sick family member.

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Support the NALC National Food Drive: Saturday, May 12, 2018

This year marks the 26th Annual National Association of Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive, the largest one-day food collection event in the country. To make a donation simply leave a bag of nonperishable food items by your mailbox on Saturday, May 12, 2018, and your letter carrier will do the rest.

Your donation will be delivered directly to local food banks, pantries, and shelters that provide meaningful assistance to individuals and families in your community. Your support can help to make this year’s food haul the biggest yet.

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Labor Claims Another Victory – 971 and Counting!

Late last night as the last ballots were counted, labor candidate Jerell Blakeley of USW 397 avoided a runoff and won a seat on the Trenton City Council- at-Large.

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Labor Celebrates Victories in Non- Partisan Elections

Today the New Jersey State AFL-CIO is proud to congratulate the following Labor Candidates for their victories in the May Non- Partisan Municipal Elections:

  • Anthony Vauss, IUOE Local 68, Irvington Mayor
  • Ed Osborne, LIUNA 1153, Newark City Council–at-Large
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