June 13, 2014, 6:30 pm
NJ Work Environment Council Awards Dinner
Rutgers Labor Education Center, New Brunswick, NJ
- Peg Seminario, National Health and Safety Director, AFL-CIO
- Patricia Bauman, Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, Natural Resources Defense Council
- Thomas Hardy, Organizing Specialist, NJ Education Association
- Adam Liebtag, President, Communications Workers of America Local 1036, AFL-CIO
- Marien Casillas Pabellon, Executive Director, New Labor
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February 27, 2014
Today, residents, community, labor, and environmental leaders gathered at a federal listening session to push the Obama administration to take bold steps to reduce the danger posed to millions of people by high-risk chemical facilities in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area.
March 18, 2014
NJ has Chance to Provide Better Schools and Jobs by Troy Singleton, Assemblyman District 7 and Avery Grant, member, Long Branch Board of Education and Vice President, WEC
New Jersey has the 38th-worst unemployment rate in the nation, and for construction workers the jobless rate is even worse. At the same time, thousands of school children, their teachers and other staff face serious health and safety hazards and poor learning conditions in buildings that may be more than a hundred years old.
January 23, 2014
NBC Nightly News Exposes Horrendous Conditions at Trenton High School
This national media coverage would not have happened without the hard work that the Trenton community and Healthy Schools Now Coalition has done to raise awareness about the deplorable conditions in our schools.
October 31, 2013
By Rebecca Klein/Huffington Post
Yes, Some NJ Students Have to Go to Schools That Look Like This
Students at New Jersey's most resource-starved public schools walk down hallways covered in mold, take tests in asbestos-filled classrooms and trod across floors peppered with rodent droppings.
October 24, 2013
By Jenna Pizza/The Times of Trenton
Judge tells SDA, school board to agree to new schedule for repairs to Trenton Central High School
While the latest developments in the courthouse drama over Trenton High were playing themselves out, less than a mile away protesters launched a fresh demonstration in support of rapid improvements at the city school and others in similar plight around New Jersey.
October 10, 2013
By Rebecca Forand/South Jersey Times
NJ Work Environment Council says chemical risks still abundant throughout the state
The New Jersey Work Environment Council released a new study of how the state's industries are faring when it comes to reducing the risk of environmental disaster, and they called for more action from Trenton in encouraging businesses to adopt safer practices.
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