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Environmental Justice Climate Policy Event

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 the meeting and ensuing discussion.Aaron Jones of 32BJ SEIU gave an overview of the NY Renews initiative, a broad-based coalition [...]

By | September 27th, 2016|Highlights, WEC in the News|0 Comments

Healthy Schools Now Coalition Meeting

On September 20, more than 25 representatives from diverse labor, educational and community organizations assembled at NJEA headquarters in Trenton, NJ for the inaugural Healthy Schools Now coalition meeting of the 2016-17 academic year. Coalition meeting participants enjoyed a presentation on Governor Christie’s proposed school funding formula from Education Law Center’s managing director Theresa Luhm, [...]

By | September 22nd, 2016|WEC in the News|0 Comments

With DNC nearby, Officials talk Camden Investment

As Democrats from across the country gather in Philadelphia this week for the Democratic National Convention, U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross (D-Cherry Hill) spent the better half of Monday morning across the Delaware River in Camden at an event highlighting the city's recent infrastructure investments. See the Article here

By | June 26th, 2016|WEC in the News|0 Comments

State Officials Hold Conference on Oil Train Bill

State officials and local advocates met in front of Benjamin Franklin Middle School just steps away from the railroad tracks this morning to discuss a bill proposed by State Senator Loretta Weinberg, D-Teaneck, that would increase transparency and accountability for the public regarding trains carrying volatile Bakken crude oil. See the Article Here

By | June 22nd, 2016|WEC in the News|0 Comments

State’s Top Court Rules Whistleblower Law Extends to Watchdog Employees

Workers whose job is to evaluate health and safety issues are less vulnerable to being fired for telling truth to employers. The New Jersey Supreme Court yesterday widened the state's whistleblower law, ruling that employees whose jobs entail identifying helath and safety risks are entitled to protection under the statute. See Article Here

By | July 17th, 2015|WEC in the News|0 Comments