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Dena Mottola Jaborska

Dena Mottola Jaborska

Dena Mottola Jaborska was promoted to executive director of New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA) in January of 2021. She previously directed NJCA’s advocacy and organizing work. Dena is a trained community organizer, an experienced coalition builder, and an accomplished advocate who has worked across many issues over her 30-year career advancing social justice. As an advocate she recently led the effort to adopt a minimum earned sick days standard for New Jersey, as well as the effort to expand the state’s paid leave program, making it more supportive or low wage, working people, and everyone.

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Family leave bill misses opportunity, leaving behind 1M workers who need job protections

By: - January 3, 2024

A new bill before lawmakers would expand existing family leave protections to businesses with five or more workers, down from the current 30.