On tomorrow night’s show, Bill Maher will announce the last candidate to fill out the final four contenders for #FlipADistrict – a competition to determine which House of Representatives member is most deserving of being booted out of office. As we know here in New Jersey, that candidate is Scott Garrett.
There is no time to spare. We need everyone to log onto Twitter and Facebook right now to send a message to Bill Maher asking him to add New Jersey’s 5th District to the final four. Make sure to use the hashtags #FlipADistrict and #NJ5 in your posts and tweets.Read more
Wouldn’t it be great to have Bill Maher fighting alongside us in this election to unseat New Jersey Congressman Scott Garrett (CD-5)? With your help, we can actually make that happen. Simply, include the hashtags #NJ5 and #FlipaDistrict in your Facebook and Twitter posts and a message about why Garrett should get the boot.Read more
Senator Donald Norcross Becomes State’s First Labor Candidate to Run for Congress
Over 600 delegates, representing 1,000 labor unions and the one-million union members of the New Jersey State AFL-CIO, convened at Caesars Atlantic City from June 10-11, 2014, to participate in the endorsement process for one U.S. Senate seat, 12 U.S. House Districts, and a slate of 24 rank-and-file union members running for public office from the town council to federal level. Since the inception of the New Jersey State AFL-CIO Labor Candidates Program, 781 election victories have been achieved to date.
CLICK HERE for a list of this year's endorsements.Read more
The 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.Read more
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.Read more