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Congressman Norcross honors Peter J.McGuire the “Father of Labor Day”
The Importance of standing together and solidarity has never mattered more.
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Sweeney, Burzichelli & Taliaferro Praise BPU’s Approval of Plan to Support Nuclear Energy

Trenton – Senate President Steve Sweeney, Deputy Assembly Speaker John Burzichelli and Assemblyman ...
Jersey City, NJ  265 Grand Street, Site of Non-union work with safety concerns. Rich Tolson, Director of District Council New Jersey, thanks Joel Posas, a local 4 brick layer for supporting the protest.

Wealthy developers continue to steal from NJ tax dollars.

By: Richard E. Tolson, Director Brick Layers & Allied Craftworkers NJ. It’s Tax Day, and New Jersey needs...

KML Carpenters rally to raise awareness to Tax Fraud

By Charlie Sprang Trades & Media Digest TRENTON – Several hundred union carpenters, all wearing shirts wi...
Tax Fraud Alert

Solidarity Alert: Construction Industry Tax Fraud Day of Action

April 11, 2019 The New Jersey State AFL-CIO invites you to join us in Trenton on April 15 for the Construction Indu...

A minimum-wage worker needs 2.5 full-time jobs to afford a one-bedroom apartment in most of the US

By Hillary Hoffower and Andy Kiersz Business Insider – Many minimum-wage workers can’t even afford a mo...
Protest at a RothmanInstitude on Rt 73 on Marlton, NJ by  local 255 carpenters as part of the South Jersey Building trade association.

Rothman Snubs Unions

By:  Charlie Sprang Trade Media Staff:  The Southern New Jersey Building Trades Council along with its un...
An ambitious $830 million plan to transform Camden's waterfront is underway - a four phase project of improvements to the waterfront park, including a new HQ for American Water Company, a hotel, commercial retail space, residential units, parking spaces,  a new ferry stop near the Ben Franklin Bridge, and two new roads at a cost of around 830 million dollars.

“Camden Rising” as new construction reshapes the NJ waterfront

By:  Jane Yepez There will soon be a new skyline view of Camden from Philadelphia as buildings spring up on th...

Today in Labor History – July 20th

Credit: Visit the Voices of Labor Online Store In the midst of the Great Strike, Maryland state militia fired ...

New Sheet Metal Training Facility in Berks County

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced new funding to construct a new sheet metal training facility whe...
Local 592 Cement Masons Union, training facility Gloucester City, host,  Train the Trainers: Overlay and Concrete to Concrete Polishing. Here , l-r, Dave Feron from local 534 Boston instructs Stephen Buonopane, Local 535 Boston on the use of the Concrete Polisher manufacted ny LAVINA

Cement Masons New Techniques

By:  Charlie Sprang This past April, the Cement Masons and Plasterers Local 592 hosted a week-long training se...

Opioid Crisis

Trade unions face the opioid crisis head on: By Rebecca Forand and Jane Yepez Opioid-related addictions, overdoses ...

Asbestos impact on the lives of construction workers

By Jane Yepez Most people in the construction industry know of someone who has been diagnosed with an occupational ...

Faulkner Snubs DC 21 Window Glaziers

The auto group has no problem selling cars to union members and families, but breaks down area standards by using a...

Faulkner Snubs DC 21 Window Glaziers

The auto group has no problem selling cars to union members and families, but breaks down area standards by using a...
Labor Day Parade- Philadelphis 2017. Here, SEIU local 688 - did not get her name

Women in Labor

‘Times Are Changing:’ More Women Breaking Into Construction Industry NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –...
Donald Norcross

Fight For 15$

Dec 6, 2018 CHERRY HILL, NJ – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross – a member of the House Education...