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Raymond M. Pocino Statement on TTF Agreement

Published by: NJ LECET on 09/30/2016

New Jersey is a transportation state. Our economy and quality of life depends on a safe and efficient transportation system, something our residents and businesses need and deserve, something that needed to get done. I am grateful an agreement has been made to fund the Transportation Trust Fund...

CONTRACTOR NOTICE: NJBLDC market recovery opportunity

Published by: NJBLDC on 07/18/2016

 The NJ Building Laborers District Council, LIUNA Local 3, is offering a market-recovery subsidy to bidders for the attached project.  Signatory contractors to NJBLDC are encouraged to apply.New Milford Police Headquarters ProjectFor more information, please call Local 3 at 908-354-0910. &...

LIUNA members take their call for a TTF fix directly to Sweeney, Kean

Published by: NJ LECET on 07/06/2016

Statement from Raymond M. Pocino: "We are here today to ask for help"“Dozens of LIUNA members have converged on the district offices of State Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senate Minority Leader Thomas Kean, Jr.  LIUNA’s goal is to implore the two leaders to work together to fix New Je...

LIUNA’s Raymond M. Pocino statement on TTF deal

Published by: NJ LECET on 06/30/2016

The TTF goes bankrupt at midnight tonight. Weeks and months of discussion had led to viable options to fully fund the TTF and provide much-needed tax relief to the citizens of this state: the Assembly passed a bipartisan bill the Governor said he would sign and Senators Oroho and Sarlo develope...

LIUNA’s Raymond M. Pocino: “We must act on gaming expansion or accept things will get worse”

Published by: NJ LECET on 01/04/2016

MONROE TWP., NEW JERSEY – “The gaming industry has changed dramatically over the last decade, with casinos popping up in numerous locations just outside of  New Jersey.  This state, and the casino industry, was slow to adapt to these changes.  As a result, not only have ...

TTF Fix Ugently Needed

Road Realities

Published by: NJ LECET on 11/22/2015

The New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) faces insolvency.  A combination of high debt payments, stagnant revenues, and an increasing need for capital improvements has placed our transportation system in dire jeopardy.  As dialogue continues toward a solution, LaborNET has picked up ...

Workforce development program leads to PLA and jobs for Jersey City residents

Published by: NJ LECET on 11/22/2015

Jersey City is in the middle of a construction boom.  Several billion dollars worth of projects are expected to get built in the next few years, most with some type of public support.  Jersey City is also a city looking to create good paying jobs for its residents.Enter NJ LECET and the NJ...

July 4th Parade. Join LIUNA in Maple Shade!

Published by: Local 172 on 06/22/2015

Local 172 members and families are invited to come participate in Maple Shades 4th of July  parade. The parade will be held on Saturday June 27th. The parade starts at 12:30am.Everyone who is participating in walking in the parade wil have to be at Steinhauer Elementary school lo...


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