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April 11, 2018  in Trenton: Labor Secures Groundbreaking Legislative Victories Today’s legislative session saw a series of major floor votes in the Senate and Assembly that place several labor-championed bills...
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By:  Jane Yepez There will soon be a new skyline view of Camden from Philadelphia as buildings spring up on the New Jersey waterfront. High-rise projects in development and others...
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By Shannon Eblen It was a bittersweet moment for Ed Loomis. It was his second-to-last day as business manager of the International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 5. Sitting in...
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By Gus Ostrum The family of Navy Ensign John R. Elliott, along with state and local dignitaries including New Jersey State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (Vice President of International Ironworkers)...
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By Kevin Callahan Rich Bilo, a former Air Force jet engine mechanic, will join other union members in a fundraising boxing event on September 30 to support A Lift for...
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The men and women of Bricklayers Local 5 have taken on the job of a lifetime – rehabilitating the oldest bridge in the state of New Jersey. The 82-foot-long Stony...
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In September of 1882, an estimated 10,000 workers gathered in New York City to march in a parade, watch fireworks, dance, drink and eat in what is recognized as the...
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Credit: Visit the Voices of Labor Online Store In the midst of the Great Strike, Maryland state militia fired on striking railroad workers in Baltimore, killing 50. – 1877 New York...
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The Women’s Rights Convention opened in Seneca Falls, New York.  Delegates adopted a Declaration of Women’s Rights and called for women’s suffrage. – 1848 In the midst of the Great...
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By: Steve Sears – Voices of Labor  First anthracite coal strike in U.S. – 1842 Labor organizer Ella Reeve “Mother” Bloor born on Staten Island, NY. Among her activities: investigating...