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 [...]
The Governor provided to me, along with other union leaders in the NJ AFL-CIO, some inside information that we are sharing with you now. Firstly, he told us that the NJ state servers crashed when [...]
You feel fine, but you might still have it Some people may spread COVID-19 and not know it. Some people have no symptoms, or symptoms that are so mild that they ignore them. It’s called [...]