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Thousands of Philadelphia-area Acme workers, retirees at risk of losing their pension. Credit:  Philly.com Claudia Vargas | @InqCVargas | cvargas@inquirer.com The pension plan for thousands of Acme grocery workers and retirees in the Philadelphia...
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The importance of the rapid and fundamental change happening in Camden, New Jersey cannot be overstated – crime is down, graduation rates are up, employment is rising and poverty is...
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From the PA AFL-CIO It’s Memorial Day Weekend!  It’s time to honor our troops and celebrate the unofficial start of Summer.  Obviously, choosing to support good, union jobs by purchasing...
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Credit: NJ AFL-CIO As part of Infrastructure Week 2019, Congressman Donald Norcross, Co-Chair of the Congressional Building Trades Caucus, joined building trade leaders at a press conference on Capitol Hill to discuss...
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Credit: New Jersey AFL-CIO In response to today’s announcement that legislation will be introduced to end defined benefit pensions for new hires and current employees with less than five years...
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Norcross, An Electrician & Fmr. Labor Leader, Says: “We must fight back against attacks on democracy in the workplace” WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) – member...
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Credit: IBEW Media Center Union members across the U.S. and Canada will pause on April 28 to remember fellow workers who lost their lives on the job over the past...
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From the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development TRENTON – An Iselin construction contractor has agreed to pay back wages totaling nearly $150,000 to 13 laborers who claimed...
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By: Richard E. Tolson, Director Brick Layers & Allied Craftworkers NJ. It’s Tax Day, and New Jersey needs all of the revenue it can get. Last month, S&P Global Ratings...
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By Charlie Sprang Trades & Media Digest TRENTON – Several hundred union carpenters, all wearing shirts with the phrase “Standing up to Tax Fraud” emblazoned on the back, gathered in...