State law prohibits people with convictions for drug distribution from receiving general and emergency assistance from Work First, the state’s welfare program. Legislation that would remove that restriction has passed both houses of the state Legislature and awaits action by Christie. A broad coalition that includes dozens of groups working on substance abuse and […]
New Labor is a non-profit organization that strives to improve working conditions and provide a voice for immigrant laborers throughout New Jersey. With several branches in New Brunswick, Newark, and Lakewood, NJ, New Labor has organized migrant workers and educated them on their rights for over fifteen years.