Chris Smalls, born in 1988 in Hackensack, New Jersey, is currently making history in his role as President of the recently established Amazon Labor Union. He began his career with Amazon in 2015 as a picker in a warehouse in New Jersey.
Burlington and Mercer County will each be having St. Patrick’s Day parades, which Local 1036 will be participating in. We encourage our members to join us for a day of family-friendly fun and march in the labor delegations of the parade.
There are currently four scholarship opportunities available through your connection to our union with upcoming deadlines in April of 2024. Middlesex-Somerset, Mercer, and Monmouth-Ocean Counties are currently accepting applications for the children of current or deceased union members.
The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new use of technology, especially for state workers. Increased access to take home tech and apps like laptops, Zoom, and Teams made it possible for the state to continue running despite workers being fully remote.