For Contractors

Think it is expensive to keep a safe worksite?  It costs a lot more to work unsafe! Studies show that promoting a safe workplace not only saves lives, it saves money and reduces health care and insurance costs.  

It is a challenge to keep people safe and healthy on and off the job, and no one can do it alone.  That is why the New Jersey Laborers Union and its signatory employers founded the NJ Laborers Health and Safety Fund.  Working together with contractors, NJLHSF staff professionals offer an array of services designed to enhance signatory emplyer competetiveness and protect the health and safety of workers and their families, both at work and at home.  

  • Perform job site analysis to identify hazards 
  • Assist in developing effective solutions
  • Provide model safety programs
  • Assist with OSHA compliance
  • Provide instructional materials
  • Research safety and health issues
  • Provide health services and information to members and their families
  • Design drug-free workplace programs
  • Monitor regulatory and legislative issues relating to safety and health

For Contractors News Room

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

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2014-04-23

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...

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

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2014-03-07

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,...

110 Years!!!

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2013-04-12

The Laborers' International Union of North America celebrates its 110th anniversary on April 13th, 2013.  Twenty-five delegates from 23 local unions representing 17 cities--and 8,186 Laborers--convened in Washington, DC to found what was then called...

2012 Apprenticeship Training Schedule

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2012-01-31

Download the 2012 Training Schedule for the NJ Construction Craft Laborers Apprenticeship Program.

Get the PDF here.