Assembly Labor

The Labor Committee is the panel that oversees legislation regarding unemployment, workers’ compensation and disability benefits, workplace safety, employee training programs, family leave, and the minimum wage.
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***MULTIMEDIA PACKAGE*** Excerpts of Assembly Democrats Speaking in Support of Striking Verizon Workers

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto
Speaker Prieto and Assembly Members DeAngelo, Sumter, Benson, Muoio & Zwicker Voiced Support
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson) and Assembly members Wayne P. DeAngelo (D-Mercer), Majority Conference Leader Shavonda E. Sumter (D-Passaic), Daniel R. Benson (D-Mercer), Elizabeth Maher Muoio (D-Mercer) and Andrew Zwicker (D-Somerset) issued a multimedia package Monday excerpting their support of striking Verizon workers at a State House rally in support of the striking workers and organized labor.

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Singleton Backs Striking Verizon Workers

Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) on Monday voiced his support for Verizon workers who are fighting for fair labor treatment from the corporate giant.

"The current struggle between Verizon's rank and file workers and executives embodies much of the challenges that American workers face today. As workers continue to see corporate profits rise while employee wages remain stagnant, demanding greater sacrifices from the struggling middle class is not an adequate prescription to fix what's wrong here.

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