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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 and the Workforce Committee, an electrician by trade and original co-sponsor…

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Apprentice Week

By: Dr. Christopher Nagy, Superintendent BCIT and BCSSSD National Apprentice Week: BCIT West Hosts Apprenticeship Career Expo As part of the celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, and keeping with the…

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Trump’s NLRB Just Quietly Ruled to Make Union Pickets Illegal

BY Moshe Z. Marvit Working in These Times An all-Republican panel of President Trump’s National Labor Relation Board (NLRB) recently ruled that janitors in San Francisco violated the law when…

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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 modest one-bedroom apartment, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s annual report. –…

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Norcross’ Jobs Plus Recovery Act Now Law

Opioid Legislation Signed by President Contains Various Norcross-Supported Initiatives CHERRY HILL, NJ – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross’ bipartisan Jobs Plus Recovery Act was signed into law – as part…

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IBEW Congressman Pushes Funding for Pre-Apprenticeship Training

Reps. Donald Norcross of New Jersey and David McKinley of West Virginia have introduced a bill to expand pre-apprenticeship training to help underrepresented individuals get into the building trades. “My…

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Attention!

Ensuring the economic future for you and your family depends on your vote for Governor Tom Wolf. An election has never been as important, as this one. With the current…

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Why Voting Pro-Labor is So Important

Ensuring the economic future for you and your family depends on your vote for Governor Tom Wolf. An election has never been as important, as this one. With the current…

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RTW = Deaths

It’s well documented that right-to-work laws lower pay and benefits. What they also do, according to a new study, is increase the chance of dying on the job. Published in…

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AFL-CIO: A Skilled GirlForce

AFL-CIO: The International Day of the Girl was created in 2012, and this year’s theme centers on creating “A Skilled GirlForce.” Here are three of our key strategies to achieve…

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