Given our review of multiple indicators and with the advice of the Newark Health Department and our healthcare partners the mask mandate is lifted

On Friday, September 9, 2022 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm the Essex-West Hudson Labor Council, AFL-CIO sponsored “A Labor Day Parade and Interfaith Observance.” The parade was dedicated to th

House Democrats praise SEL programs, Republicans criticize spending.
More than 90% of the nation’s 5,400 minor league baseball players signed National Labor Relations Board union election authorization cards to join the Major League Baseball Players Association.
"We are so excited to see the MLBPA join the AFL-CIO," said American Federation of School Administrators President Dr. Leonard P. Pugliese. "No matter if you work in a factory, hit a ball on a field or run a school, we are all workers united together wanting a collective voice on the jobs we do everyday. As I always say, union equals power."

Our union is our power.

Since the creation of labor unions in the 1860s, people who work for a living have used their collective voice to make change: fighting for higher pay, reducing wage inequality, promoting better and safer working conditions, pushing for health care and retirement benefits, advocating for public education and civic participation. 

It hasn’t always been easy, but the battles have transformed America. 

The White House is focusing on spreading the word about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program limited waiver for educators, school personnel, administrators, professors and other employees at all education levels.

After a review of district records, policies, classroom visits, and interviews with child study team members and administration, the New Jersey Department of Education found that Newark Public Schools failed to meet six federal responsibilities for students with disabilities. The state has ordered the district to take corrective action by November.

Both high schools are set to face more challenges following a year of learning disruptions due to COVID, student mental health, and staff burnout.