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Trenton Gets New High School
Iron Workers Local 399 Change SJ Skyline
Camden Rising – Waterfront Changes In The Works
Local 19 Restores Historic Hale Building in Philly

Labor Wins!

April 11, 2018  in Trenton: Labor Secures Groundbreaking Legislative Victories Today’s legislative session saw a...

Senator Sweeney

Sweeney Puts Focus On Modernizing Manufacturing, Expanding Vocational Education   TRENTON – March 04, 20...
Union Labor constructing the new Trenton High School.  Local #89 heat and frost Insulators and asbestos workers: here,  Tom Jacobs at work on a lift

Workplace Democracy Clears Assembly

Coughlin Bill to Enhance Workplace Democracy Clears Assembly Panel (TRENTON) – March 19, 2018:  Legislation spon...
Insulators Local Union 89:  Gerri Wagenhoffer  Fred thought Gerri was with a Y posed work pic

Equal Pay For Woman

(TRENTON) –  March 19, 2018:  Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Pamela Lampitt and Joann Downey to pr...
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 the Ne...

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 on s...

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 ...
Donald Norcross announces he'll be running fior Congress (NJ-01) in Collingswood March 12, 2018 Here addressingg supporters as at Lower left, AFL-CIO NJ Secretary-Treasurer Laurel Brennan looks on after her endorsement.

Norcross – Running

Collingswood – March 12, 2018:  Congressman Donald Norcross (D) NJ 1st. announced he will be seeking re-election...
Iron workers from local 399 and 351 along with various other trade unions, such as local 711 and local 5 BAC picket the construction of a new medical building on the site of the old Olga's diner in Marlton  -intersection of rts 70 and 73, for the use of out of state non Union wotkers.

Unions protest non-union workers at former site of Olga’s Diner

Iron workers from Local 399, members of IBEW Local 351, and members of other building trades picket the constructi...

Unions: The people who brought you the weekend

In September of 1882, an estimated 10,000 workers gathered in New York City to march in a parade, watch fireworks, ...
Group picture of Union members protesting of out of state non-union workers at the old movie house on Boardwalk and ninth.

Trades protest non-union construction on Boardwalk in Ocean City

Written By: Ringsider  –  Photo By: Mike Plunkett The famous Summer of Love was 40 years ago, replaced this...