An alliance of 70 labor, community, & environmental organizations

Working together for safe, secure jobs, and a healthy, sustainable environment.
WEC links workers, communities, and environmentalists
through training, technical assistance, grassroots organizing, and public policy campaigns
to promote dialogue, collaboration, and joint action.



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Recent News

1210, 2016

Urban schools need more than buildings

October 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Fiercely opposed by a phalanx of public school advocates, even Gov. Chris Christie’s allies are decidedly tepid about his self-proclaimed “Fairness Formula,” his last-ditch attempt to finish his two terms with a bang, capping his [...]

510, 2016

WEC and Teamsters Local 877 Put the City of Linden on Notice: Stop Endangering Residents and Violating Federal Law

October 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Mayor Derek Armstead of the City of Linden, NJ has failed to carry out his legal responsibility under federal law for ensuring that the public has access to an up-to-date Emergency Response Plan (ERP) in [...]

2709, 2016

Environmental Justice Climate Policy Event

September 27th, 2016|0 Comments

WEC recently partnered with Greenfaith, Environment New Jersey, and the New Jersey Environmental Justice Alliance to host a lunch and learn at the Ironbound Community Corporation in Newark. More than 35 grassroots leaders participated in [...]

2109, 2016

Why N.J. schools close when there’s sweltering heat

September 21st, 2016|0 Comments

"With our state in the throes of knock down, drag out fights surrounding competing and different educational funding philosophies, one area of near certain agreement is that all students deserve a safe and healthy learning [...]

809, 2016

@Issue: State of the Union on Labor Day 2016

September 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Do yourself a favor and skip halfway down this article, right past the nonsense from Americans for Prosperity, to read the responses to some questions on the state of unions from our executive director, Dan [...]

2308, 2016

WEC Annual Awards Dinner & 30th Anniversary Celebration

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

The New Jersey Work Environment Council holds its major fundraiser, an awards dinner, each year. 2016 is our 30th anniversary year and we anticipate being joined by at least 150 labor, environmental, community leaders [...]

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