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LIUNA’s Osborne eager to get to work in NJ’s largest city

Published by: NJ LECET on 05/29/2014

Newark’s Councilman-Elect focused on safety, schools, and jobs LIUNA members get dispatched to jobs all the time.  No big deal, right?  Well, for LIUNA Local 3 member Eddie Osborne, the job assignment he received late in the evening of May 13th IS a big deal, and a whole heck of a l...

Local 172 S.E.T. 2014 Summer Class Schedule

Published by: Local 172 S.E.T. on 05/14/2014

The new Local 172 S.E.T. 2014 Summer Schedule is now available to view. To view the 2014 Summer Schedule, please CLICK HERE*REMINDER* All FOLSOM CLASSES WILL BE HELD AT THE FOLSOM FIRE HOUSE LOCATED AT 1334 MAYS LANDING ROAD HAMMONTON NJ 08037. To Register for a class that you're interested in,...

Support the EPA's Passaic River Bank to Bank Cleanup Plan.

Published by: NJ LECET on 04/23/2014

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a comprehensive bank-to-bank clean up of the Lower Passaic River, an area left for dead after decades of industrial pollution.  While their recommendations carry some weight, the fact is that offending parties can continue to draw out the process...

Raymond M. Pocino on the need for living wages at Port Authority airports

Published by: NJ LECET on 03/07/2014

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey should waste no time in adopting a living wage standard for all of its airports.  All workers deserve a family-sustaining wage and benefits for their labor. Certainly, they do not deserve to work for poverty wages. Living wage standards are already ...

LIUNA supports Mark Smith for Bayonne mayor

Published by: NJ Laborers PAC on 03/07/2014

 The New Jersey Laborers Union endorsed for re-election Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith, citing his strong record of stabilizing finances, strengthening government services, and supporting middle class and working families. “In the six years that Mark Smith has been in office, Bayonne has seen ...


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