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Helping our signatory contractors increase market share, productivity and profitability matters to NJ LECET. As a nationally-recognized labor-management cooperative, NJ LECET works to create opportunities for our employers to win projects and put our members to work. NJLECET services add value to the employer-employee relationship.

Marketing and Business Development – NJ LECET works with local business, community and government groups to promote investment in economic development, transportation and infrastructure.

Legislative and Regulatory Affairs – NJ LECET reviews legislation and serves as an advocate with government agencies and the public to further industry goals.

Research – NJ LECET analyzes industry trends and new developing markets, which gives contractors the competitive edge in the bidding process.

Project Tracking – NJ LECET creates job opportunities for members and contractors through project monitoring.

Prevailing Wage Enforcement – By maintaining an active presence throughout the industry, NJ LECET strives to place all contractors on a level playing field and make sure that all construction workers, union and non-union alike, are paid a fair wage.

Communications – NJ LECET publicizes the proven value of unionized construction and how labor-management cooperation strengthens the industry.

NJ LECET News Room

Fall 2014 NJ Laborers Vision Screening Schedule

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2014-09-05


The New Jersey Laborers Health and Safety Fund announce the schedule for member vision screenings.  All screenings will start an hour before your Local Union's membership meeting.  The screeening are offered free of charge and bno...

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

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2014-05-29

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...

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,...

LIUNA supports Mark Smith for Bayonne mayor

Published By: NJ Laborers on 2014-03-07


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.