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By Joe Tansey Insulators and Asbestos Workers Union Local 89 may be small in size, but that’s what makes the bond between its members and apprentices so special. Local 89...
Organizing
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Credit:  By: Andrew George for New Jersey Biz Bill Sproule, the president and state regional manager for the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters, says the growing practice of using “off-the-books labor,” or employees “misclassified”...
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By: Chris Ferrari, Publisher  When Donald Trump ran for President in 2016, unions — especially the building trades — worked hard to stop him from winning.  Despite the message they...
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Recent News
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By Kevin Callahan Photos By Mike Plunkett HAMILTON TWP. – Even though the Hamilton Township annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade had to be postponed the two previous weekends because of...
Politics
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By Gus Ostrum, Trades & Union Digest While hundreds of local union supporters, elected officials, and well wishers were on hand to greet State Senate President Steve Sweeney during last...
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Courtesy – PhillyLabor.com Dear Friends, I’m excited to invite you to attend the 30th Annual All-Star Labor Classic on Sunday, April 9th at 10:30 am at Philadelphia University (4100 Henry Avenue)....
Organizing
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Organizing efforts are off to a strong start in New Jersey this year. The latest victory comes from IBEW Local 827 which welcomed 100 new members to our union family...
Uncategorized
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New Jersey AFL/CIO http://www.njaflcio.org/urge_your_state_senator_to_override_christie_s_veto_of_equal_pay_bill3 The Senate is poised to vote this Monday, March 13, 2017 in order to override the governor’s veto of pay equity legislation (S-992). We thank everyone...
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By Gus Ostrum, Trades & Union Digest  Surrounded by legions of loyal union supporters as well as prominent New Jersey government and union officials, State Senator Steve Sweeney held a...
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    By Jonathan D. Salant Note: Portions of this article were reprinted from NJ.com. To read the entire article, visit the following link: http://www.nj.com/politics/index.ssf/2017/03/2_more_times_nj_lawmakers_stepped_away_from_the_pa.html   WASHINGTON — While House...
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