After various meetings, the Company has reached its best and final offer for a contract extension with PSEG, including a wage increase and additional time off for employees to comply with the NJ Earned Sick [...]
Because the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic still threatens the health and safety of New Jerseyans, Gov. Phil Murphy on Aug. 14 issued an executive order that makes Election 2020 a mostly vote-by-mail (VBM) event in the [...]
It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of one of our members, Jody Terwilliger. Brother Terwilliger was employed with Nelson Tree Service, performing storm work at Jersey Central Power [...]
The Trump administration's National Labor Relations Board is designed to rule against union brothers and sisters and working people in general. The NLRB is stacked with members who have no experience with labor organizations. [...]
Join AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, AFSCME President Lee Saunders, AFT - American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten, IBEW International Office President Lonnie Stephenson, UNITE HERE! President D. Taylor and International Union of Bricklayers and [...]
Governor Phil Murphy has signed an Executive Order permitting the resumption of non-essential construction. Please click here to read the order and to see what it covers.
Due to COVID-19 all union meetings are canceled until further notice. Please check the website and future issues of The Badger for more information.
The New Jersey State AFL-CIO is proud and grateful that Richard L. Trumka, President of the National AFL-CIO, has agreed to serve on Gov. Phil Murphy's Re-Start and Recovery Commission. As president of the 12.5-million-member [...]