WEC was supported in 2015 – 2016 by important contributions from these funders and government agencies:
- American Federation of Teachers – New Jersey
- Environmental Endowment of New Jersey
- Fund for New Jersey
- Health Professionals & Allied Employees
- New Jersey Education Association
- Schumann Fund for New Jersey
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration
- National Council for Occupational Safety and Health
- United Steelworkers District 4
WEC relies upon funding to conduct our work.
If you might be interested in supporting a campaign, project or providing operating support, please contact Dan Fatton, firstname.lastname@example.org or (609) 882-6100, ext 301.
WEC links to national organizations and campaigns, and to state and regional organizations doing similar work by:
- Utilizing an informal network of advisors on right to know, chemical security, and green chemistry issues, including representatives from national unions, the Coalition to Prevent Chemical Disasters, the SAFER network, and other organizations.
- Helping to lead the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (COSH groups) composed of 20 coalitions across the nation.
- Piloting training with the Labor and Public Health Institutes, pioneers of participatory education to promote labor and environment collaboration.
- Being the first state participant in the Green Jobs for America campaign sponsored by the BlueGreen Alliance, United Steelworkers, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, Green for All, and Working America.
Member benefits include:
- Reports, policy briefings and other program notices on important issues
- Invitations to the WEC Member Meeting & other special events
- Discounts on tickets and program ads for the annual WEC Awards Dinner
- Access to technical assistance network, speakers for your events. WEC staff, as well as volunteer experts, including physicians, industrial hygienists, attorneys, and other occupational health and safety professionals, are available to speak on many topics.
- Consultation on specific workplace safety and health hazards and on strategies to address them, including involving members, using government agencies, developing contract proposals, securing media coverage, etc.
- Support for our advocacy and policy work on healthy schools, chemical safety, right to know law, economic inequality and climate issues.
2016 ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERS LIST
AFT Local 1766, Union of Rutgers Administrators
American Labor Museum
Bergenfield Education Association
Burlington Central Labor Council
Clean Water Action – New Jersey
Concerned Citizens Coalition (of Long Branch)
CWA Local 1014
CWA Local 1032
CWA Local 1036
CWA Local 1037
CWA Local 1091 – NJNU
District 55 Allied Workers of America
Education Law Center
Environment New Jersey
Essex-West Hudson Labor Council, AFL-CIO
Health Professionals & Allied Employees – AFT
HPAE Local 5004 at Englewood Hospital & Medical Center
HPAE Local 5185 at Bayonne Medical Center
Hudson County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO
IBT Local 469
IBT Local 877
Ironbound Community Corporation
The Labor Institute
Middlesex-Somerset County Labor Council
Mom’s Clean Air Force
New Brunswick Education Association
NJ Audubon Society
NJ Citizen Action
NJ Education Association
NJ Sierra Club
NJ State Industrial Union Council
New York State Nurses
Education Association of Passaic
Paterson Education Association
Professional Firefighters Association of New Jersey
United Steelworkers (USW) District 4
Vineland Education Association
We also know that we need your support to continue our work.
Please become a member to help WEC celebrate 30 years of advocating for and defending environmental, community and worker friendly policies and regulations.