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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...
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KML Carpenters rally to raise awareness to Tax Fraud

By Charlie Sprang Trades & Media Digest TRENTON – Several hundred union carpenters, all wearing shirts wi...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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Opioid Crisis

Trade unions face the opioid crisis head on: By Rebecca Forand and Jane Yepez Opioid-related addictions, overdoses ...
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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 ...
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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...
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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) –...
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Fight For 15$

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