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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The New Jersey State AFL-CIO stands for our front-line heroes fighting the coronavirus pandemic every day. We are outraged by ongoing retaliation against health care workers for using personal protective equipment they acquired themselves or [...]
You, your members and their families’ well-being, health and safety are our biggest concern. Due to the unprecedented impact on the world and our state of the coronavirus pandemic, we have no choice but to [...]
A statement from Charles Wowkanech, New Jersey State AFL-CIO President The New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s officers and staff continue to advocate for the needs of union brothers and sisters who have been gut-punched by the [...]
COVID-19 has now been declared a pandemic, and the disease is spreading quickly throughout the United States. In a matter of weeks, the human and economic impact has become devastating for working people and for [...]