New Jersey State AFL-CIO Hosts 16th Annual WILD Conference
More than 300 union sisters from all sectors of organized labor gathered at the Hilton East Brunswick Hotel on March 1 for the 16th annual Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Conference. This two-day conference featured several distinguished speakers, including Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler (IBEW) and Alice Paul Institute Executive Director Lucienne Beard.Read more
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The 15th Annual WILD Conference brought together more than 300 union sisters from all sectors of organized labor, demonstrating the strength of our sisterhood and labor unity. From March 2-3, 2018, participants joined in discussions critical to ensuring respect, dignity, and safety at the workplace. Of course, WILD wouldn’t be complete without providing the latest insights into building leadership skills and applying those strategies and tools to strengthen our collective voice.
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The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is proud to announce the 15th Annual Women in Leadership Development (WILD) Conference that will take place at the Hilton East Brunswick from March 2-3, 2018. Be sure to mark your calendars because this will be a milestone conference that you don’t want to miss.Read more
The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is proud to commemorate Women’s History Month by honoring the past and fighting for our future. Looking back on the historic struggles and triumphs of women is a valuable reminder that we have overcome adversity before and will continue to overcome our present day challenges, whatever they may be.Read more
More than one million people marched over the weekend in Washington, DC, Trenton, and around the world to declare that we will not be silent, and that the fight for women’s rights must go on despite the new White House administration.
Across our state, more than 15,000 union members and community allies marched as one in the streets on Saturday and we recognize our many affiliates for showing their solidarity and support for the issues at stake, including equal pay, education, workers’ rights, Medicare, jobs, women’s healthcare, and 20 million Americans who are at risk of losing their health insurance.
The question on many people’s minds now is where we go from here.Read more
The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is proud to stand with our union brothers and sisters and community allies from around the nation to support the Women’s March on Washington. CLICK HERE for details.
Thousands of union members – women and men alike – will come together this weekend to stand up for gender justice, equality and opportunity for all.
During a Statehouse press conference, New Jersey State AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Laurel Brennan called on legislators to override the governor’s veto of pay equity legislation (S-992) and resolve to end pay discrimination once and for all.
Recognizing Senate President Sweeney, Majority Leader Weinberg, Assemblywoman Lampitt and the bill’s prime sponsors, she described the measure as commonsense and long-overdue.Read more