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BABCO BUILDING SERVICE WORKERS IN JERSEY CITY AND HOBOKEN STRIKE TO PROTEST YEAR PLUS OF UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES

JUSTICE FOR JAVIER! BABCO BUILDING SERVICE WORKERS IN JERSEY CITY AND HOBOKEN STRIKE TO PROTEST YEAR PLUS OF UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES Workers allege Babco Service LLC engaged in unfair labor practices at worksites, including “unfair” termination of Javier Amador Strikers have the support of political and community allies Jersey City, New Jersey—Babco building services workers …

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SWISSPORT CARGO WORKERS AT NEWARK INTERNATIONAL STRIKE AGAINST WAGE THEFT AND UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES

Newark, New Jersey (December 2022) –Newark International Airport Swissport Cargo service workers came together for a 24-hour strike and rally in response to the companies’ wage theft and unfair labor practices. The strike began today at midnight, when 8 workers from the nightshift began picketing outside the 340 building of EWR’s Cargo area with pickets …

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Major New Jersey Unions Launch Coalition for Affordable Hospitals To Fight For Fair Hospital Pricing

Report: https://www.njpp.org/publications/report/people-pay-hospitals-profit-rising-prices-drive-high-health-care-costs/  LiveStream Video: https://fb.watch/gQRzfHFkWc/ Atlantic City, New Jersey – Some of New Jersey’s most prominent labor unions, community organizations, healthcare advocates and social justice groups have joined together to announce the formation of the New Jersey Coalition for Affordable Hospitals (NJCAH) to fight for fair hospital pricing. The coalition launch comes on the same day as the release …

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Local Organizations Join Forces for Progressive Candidates in Upcoming Midterm Elections

Photos: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Rqf_1UQNGKGwTAQtWfZ7BRN5VJlYmd-v?usp=share_link Video: https://www.facebook.com/NJCitizenAction/videos/677598716968629/  Rahway, New Jersey (October 2022) – New Jersey labor unions, worker organizations, and progressive non-profits came together as an independent coalition to defend progressive Democratic candidates in the upcoming midterm congressional elections. The coalition aims ​ to advance a working-families-first agenda in New Jersey through aggressive traditional and digital grassroots actions. …

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32BJ SEIU ESSENTIAL BUILDING SERVICE WORKERS RALLY AND AUTHORIZE BARGAINING COMMITEE TO CALL FOR A STRIKE

Images: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1QhPKtM9yBEvCcwAjX24KSvTMjZaQ_3i6?usp=sharing   Fort Lee, NJ – Today, July 20th, an estimated 82 essential building service workers from Horizon House, with the support of several members from New Jersey and New York, agreed to authorize a strike in case the Horizon House Board of Directors do not agree to a new contract for all porters, doorpersons, …

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VICTORY! WITH THE SUPPORT OF 32BJ, WORKERS TOOK ACTION AND PUSHED SWISSPORT CARGO SERVICES IN NEWARK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO BEGIN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE HEALTHY TERMINALS ACT

Images here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/10t5M-TLZjrjNgSJtmjZyNrJCJ7_N2vVI?usp=sharing Newark, NEW JERSEY – Eight months after the enactment of the Healthy Terminals Act, over 300 workers at Swissport Cargo Services have succeeded in pushing the company to begin the implementation of the legislation. This week, several workers started seeing the benefit supplement in their paychecks. Swissport may also be obligated to …

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Dozens of Essential Workers Delivered a Letter to NJ Legislators to Demand Hazard Pay Funding

Photos and Video Here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/11j2BMYRCPxNx6eA7ROYCfHeth9VThCIx?usp=sharing (Trenton, NJ)- Today dozens of New Jersey essential workers and representatives from several unions and pro-worker organizations delivered a letter to state legislators to make Hazard Pay a reality for workers all across the state. Workers also urged state legislators to allocate the remaining $3 billion in federal aid funds …

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BILL A3715 TO REFORM RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS REFORM PASSES ASSEMBLY LABOR COMMITTEE

NEWARK, N.J. — Bill A3715 successfully moved through the NJ Assembly Labor Committee with all Democrats voting in favor in a 6-3 party-line vote today. The bill, which was introduced on May 2nd by Assemblyman Paul Moriarty and Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly, seeks to limit the negative effects of restrictive covenants and no poach agreements on …

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VICTORY! 32BJ SEIU Endorsed Candidates Win in key Municipal Election in Newark and Patterson

NEWARK, N.J. — 32BJ SEIU, the largest property services union in the country, with 13,000 members in New Jersey, celebrates the victories of our union-endorsed pro-working families’ candidates who won big on today’s municipal election.   For Mayor of the State’s largest city, Newark, Mayor Ras J. Baraka, will be serving a second term joined by …

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Victory! Jersey City Signs Agreement with the Developers for 70 Columbus, 90 Columbus and the Vantage for Compliance to the City’s Standard Wage Ordinance

Jersey City, NJ – Developers for 70 & 90 Columbus (70 Columbus Urban Renewal LLC and 90 Columbus Urban Renewal LLC both owned by Ironstate Developers and Panepinto) and The Vantage (LNH Owner Urban Renewal owned by Fisher Development Associates) have reached an agreement with the City of Jersey City in regards to their violations …

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