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August 31, 2020 In The News, Media


Today, North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) President Sean McGarvey issued the following statement commending the passage of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act:

“For years, NABTU, its affiliated unions and its members have urged both Congress and the Administration to pass a broad-scoped, robustly funded infrastructure package with strong labor standards to ensure that as we rebuild American infrastructure, we rebuild American communities by providing job and training opportunities to workers and their families. The Moving Forward Act meets these goals aggressively.

July 30, 2020 In The News, Media

New Jersey State AFL-CIO Endorses Donald Norcross for Congress

(Cherry Hill) – Last week, the NJ AFL-CIO endorsed Congressman Donald Norcross for Congress. “This year’s endorsed candidates understand the incredible stress that working families are under,” said Charles Wowkanech, President of the New Jersey State AFL-CIO. “They will work tirelessly so that New Jersey’s middle class benefits from the restoration of jobs and creation of new ones in safe workplaces, protected from infection and injury. These candidates will advocate for skills training and effective education, affordable and plentiful health care, and a secure retirement.”

July 30, 2020 In The News, Media

$20M In Grants For Camden County’s Small Businesses Amid Pandemic

CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ — Small businesses in Camden County will share in $20 million worth of federal grants amid the coronavirus pandemic, local officials announced Wednesday afternoon. The county has received federal funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to assist struggling businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. The funding is for both profit and nonprofit organizations, and priority will be given to businesses that have not received state or federal funding already.

July 30, 2020 In The News, Media

AFL-CIO Issues 2020 Endorsements

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO today announced endorsements for U.S. President, U.S. Senator and 12 U.S. Representatives from New Jersey, and 45 rank-and-file union members running for county and local offices throughout the state.

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