Hotel Trades and Airbnb Square Off in Jersey City Over Ordinance Regulating Short-Term Rentals
On June 26, the Hotel Trades Council celebrated the passage of a Jersey City ordinance that places regulations on Airbnb rentals. The ordinance safeguards the wages, benefits and jobs of hundreds of hotel workers in the Jersey City region. Moreover, it protects affordable housing and quality of life for tens of thousands of city residents.
Our Time Is Now: Leading with Passion, Purpose and Power
More than 300 union sisters from all sectors of organized labor gathered at the Hilton East Brunswick Hotel on March 1 for the Sixteenth Annual Women In Leadership Development (WILD) Conference. This two-day conference featured several distinguished speakers, including Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Shuler and Alice Paul Institute Executive Director Lucienne Beard.