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New Jersey’s Business Climate and Organized Labor

Welcome to the GSI Briefing podcast – hosted by Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative.

Regina is joined by Pat Delle Cava, Business Manager for Local 102 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, for a wide-ranging discussion of New Jersey’s business climate, how that impacts organized labor and what NJ can do better to produce more skilled members of the trades.

Founded in 1900, the Parsippany-based Local 102 trains and represents over 3,000 qualified electricians in New Jersey and northwest Pennsylvania.

About Our Guest:

Pat Delle Cava has been with IBEW Local 102 for over two decades and comes from a family steeped in organized labor leadership. His grandfather Pasquale ran the Laborers Union back in 1932 out of Paterson, his uncle Tom led the Plumbers Steamfitters union and his dad, another Pasquale, ran IBEW Local 102!