News From: NJ AFL-CIO

by Brian Young | on Mar 08, 2016

All railroads lead to chubby

With only a few days until the strike deadline, NJ Transit management and unions have failed to reach an agreement.  The unions that represent workers at NJ Transit, the third largest commuter...

by Buddy Thoman | on Feb 24, 2016

Union Phone bank gets results

We are proud to announce that thanks to the hard work of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union 94, Tony Ciasca a Local 94 member was elected to the Burlington, New Jersey...

by AFL-CIO | on Feb 09, 2016

Here's $27M to go terrorize your workforce

New Jersey State AFL-CIO President Charles Wowkanech appeared before the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) on Tuesday to report harsh, anti-union tactics – including unjust...

Solidarity in the Fight Against Friedrichs
by AFL-CIO | on Feb 03, 2016

Trades lend Teachers support in the Garden State

Realizing that the Friedrichs case is no more than a special interest attack on all workers’ rights, Building Trades leaders called for solidarity in the face of the latest threat to our...

by Brian Young | on Jan 11, 2016

Mouthing off about Becky Friedrichs

All across the United States, labor organizations are sounding off on the first day of the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case. The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguemtns on...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 22, 2014

NJ Unions Host Training to End Economic Injustice with Reforms

Marking an innovative new approach on how to address our state and nation's economic challenges, New Jersey's unions held their first ever "Common Sense Economics" training...

by Buddy Thoman | on Oct 15, 2013

New Jersey State AFL-CIO Testifies in Support of PSE&G Energy Strong Program

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO recently testified before the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to support the PSE&G Energy Strong Program, a five-year $3.9 billion program that will fund...