Tenth Annual Mike “Doc” Doklia Memorial Beefsteak Scholarship Dinner

We are pleased to announce the tenth annual Mike “Doc” Doklia Memorial Beefsteak Scholarship Dinner. Mike was a former Director of the United Labor Agency of Bergen County, a former Vice-President of this Labor Council, and a former Trustee for this Scholarship Fund. We are honored to name this dinner after Mike. The Beefsteak Dinner will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at the IBEW Local 164 Hall, 65 W. Century Road, Paramus, NJ, from 6 – 9 PM.

Click here to download ticket order form.

The Abe Solomon Scholarship Fund, sponsored by the Bergen County Central Trades & Labor Council, AFL-CIO, Inc., has for the last forty-four years, awarded two hundred eighteen scholarships to union members and their families. We do this to ease the burden on union families trying to cope with the ever-increasing cost of a college or post-high school educational program. Our scholarships are given in honor of two men who were part of the labor movement in Bergen County. Abe Solomon was a past President and a leader in the early years of this Labor Council. Ed Purtill was a past Director of the United Labor Agency of Bergen County, and was passionate about community service. We are proud to honor these two giants of our labor history.

The cost of the dinner will be $60.00 per person, or $600.00 per table of ten. Please make all checks payable to the Abe Solomon Scholarship Fund. Please RSVP by July 1, 2022. All proceeds will go to the Scholarship Fund for future awards.

Thank you in advance for your continued support, not only from the Bergen CLC and the Scholarship Trustees, but also from the recipients of these scholarships.

Union Apprenticeship Opportunity – Air Conditioning & Refrigeration

Apprenticeship Recruitment 2023

NOTICE TO PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS REFRIGERATION & AIR CONDITIONING SERVICE DIVISION
UA – NJ EDUCATION FUND
http://www.uanj.org

APPLICATIONS: For five-year Apprenticeship Program in the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration field will be available from Sept. 12th, 2022, to Sept. 23rd, 2022. Applications must be filled out, IN PERSON, at the following times and locations:

Local Union 274
205 Jefferson Road
Parsippany, NJ 07054
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Local Union 475 136 Mt. Bethel Rd. Warren, NJ 07059
7:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Local Union 9
450 Rt. 33 & Iron Ore Rd. Englishtown, NJ 07726
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Local Union 322
534 South Route 73
Winslow, NJ 08095
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Click here for more information.

 

2022 Philip J. McLewin 36th Annual Community Services Awards Breakfast

The Bergen County Central Trades and Labor Council, AFL-CIO would like to invite you to the 2022 Philip J. McLewin 36th Annual Community Services Awards Breakfast on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 9:00 am. This year’s breakfast will be held at the Hasbrouck Heights Hilton Hotel located at 650 Terrace Ave in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ.

Click here to download order form.

We will be honoring Cesar Gamio, Business Agent from the International Union Of Operating Engineers Local 825, as our Labor Leader of the Year. In recognition of their work during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are proud to present our Community Services Award to th Bergen CLC Affiliated Health Care Workers’ Unions (AFSCME Local 860, District 1199J NUHHCE/AFSCME, HPAE Locals 5004, HPAE Local 5091)

Click here to download order form. Please RSVP by Friday, May 6, 2022.

NJ Labor Movement Mourns the Passing of IFPTE Local 195 President Timothy J. Rudolph

We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of our union brother Timothy J. Rudolph, President of IFTPE Local 195 and New Jersey State AFL-CIO Executive Board Member.

Brother Rudolph was an Army Veteran who served in the Persian Gulf War and in Operation Desert Storm. He served as the Chair of IFTPE’s Veteran Council and was a member of the state’s Veteran Council.

He was also a Trustee with the American Labor Museum / Botto House National Landmark, an active member of his community and a friend to our entire Labor Movement.

Funeral and services arrangements for Brother Rudolph can be found here.

We send our condolences to the Rudolph family as well as our brothers and sisters in the IFTPE.

Rest in peace.

In Solidarity
Michael Schneider
President Bergen CLC

Bergen CLC 2019 Annual Holiday Party

The December 2019 Delegates Meeting of the Bergen County Central Trades & Labor Council, AFL-CIO will be our annual Holiday Party. It will be held on Monday, December 16 at 6:30 pm at the Stony Hill Inn located at 231 Polifly Rd in Hackensack.

Delegates are asked to bring a new unwrapped toy which will be donated to the Greater Bergen Community Action. Click here to see a list of Union-Made in America Holiday Gift Ideas.

Please RSVP to Janet at 201-967-5953.

Cocktail Reception to Benefit CLC Committee on Political Education

The Bergen County Central Trades and Labor Council, AFL- CIO in partnership with the Bergen County Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO, would like to cordially invite you to attend a Cocktail Reception on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Stony Hill Inn located at 231 Polify Rd, Hackensack. The proceeds of this event will benefit our Committee on Political Education (COPE) and support our Labor 2019 Member Mobilization Campaign.

Click here to download an order form.

As you know, there is much at stake for working people in this year in the upcoming State Legislative and County elections. Electing labor friendly candidates at all levels of government is crucial to achieving a working families agenda for our members.

We hope to build upon our past success and continue to expand our program. These goals can only be achieved by a well financed and resourced Central Labor Council with the solidarity of the entire labor movement.

I hope your union will be able to attend the Cocktail Reception and contribute to our COPE Program. I look forward to your support and towards another successful election year for working families.

Cocktail Reception to Benefit CLC Committee on Political Education

The Bergen County Central Trades and Labor Council, AFL- CIO, in partnership with the Bergen County Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO,  would like to invite you to attend our annual Cocktail Reception on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Stony Hill Inn located at 231 Polify Rd, Hackensack. The proceeds of this event will benefit the CLC’s Committee on Political Education (COPE) and support our Labor 2018 Member Mobilization Campaign.

Click here for flyer and order form.

As you know, there is much at stake for working people in this year in the upcoming Gubernatorial and State Legislative elections. Electing labor friendly candidates at all levels of government is crucial to achieving a working families agenda for our members.

The Bergen CLC hopes to build upon past success and continue to expand its program. These goals can only be achieved by a well financed and resourced Central Labor Council with the solidarity of the entire labor movement.

Click here for flyer and order form.

For more information, please contact Janet Giuliano at (201) 967-5953.

 

Bergen CLC Makes Endorsements for 2018 Election

On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, the delegates of the Bergen County Central Trades and Labor Council, AFL-CIO (CLC) voted to endorse candidates for Bergen County Executive and Freeholder, and recommended endorsements for Senate, Congressional, and State Legislative races, which were voted on at the NJ State AFL-CIO Legislative and Political Conference on June 12.

Below are the Bergen County Central Trades and Labor Council endorsements for the 2018 election:

US Senate – Bob Menendez
Congressional District 5 – Josh Gottheimer
Congress District 9 – Bill Pascrell
NJ Assembly District 36 – Clinton Calabrese
NJ Senate District 38 – Joe Lagana
NJ Assembly District 38 – Lisa Swain & Chris Tully
Bergen County Executive – Jim Tedesco
Bergen County Freeholder – Steve Tanelli & Tracy Zur

 

 

July 11: Annual Mike “Doc” Doklia Memorial Beefsteak

We are pleased to announce the seventh annual Mike “Doc” Doklia Memorial Beefsteak Scholarship Dinner. Mike was a former Director of the United Labor Agency of Bergen County, a former Vice-President of this Labor Council, and a former Trustee for this Scholarship Fund. We are honored to name this dinner after Mike. The Beefsteak Dinner will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at the IBEW Local 164 Hall, 65 W. Century Road, Paramus, NJ, from 6 – 9 PM.

Click here to download an order form to purchase tickets.

The Abe Solomon Scholarship Fund, sponsored by the Bergen County Central Trades & Labor Council, AFL-CIO, has for the last forty years, awarded one hundred eighty-eight scholarships to union members and their families. We do this to ease the burden on union families trying to cope with the ever-increasing cost of a college or post-high school educational program. Our scholarships are given in honor of two men who were part of the labor movement in Bergen County. Abe Solomon was a past President and a leader in the early years of this Labor Council. Ed Purtill was a past Director of the United Labor Agency of Bergen County, and was passionate about community service. We are proud to honor these two giants of our labor history.

The cost of the Dinner will be $50.00 per person, or $500.00 per table often. Please make all checks payable to the Abe Solomon Scholarship Fund. Please RSVP by June 29, 2018. All proceeds will go to the Scholarship Fund for future awards.

Click here to download an order form to purchase tickets.

Thank you in advance for your continued support, not only from the Scholarship Trustees, but also from the recipients of these scholarships.