Articles Posted in the " Unemployment " Category

  • Syrian refugees vs. New Jersey’s hungry and homeless

    By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog We can’t take care of our own, Save Jerseyans, and we wonder why we pay higher taxes, go deeper in debt, continue to fund what we can’t afford, and have no money left to fund our own humanitarian problems. Let’s look at the numbers behind Syrian refugee […]

  • Hunting for Unicorns with Milly Silva

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Union boss Milly Silva’s self-serving, anti-business and anti-economic growth Asbury Park Press op-ed was par for the Labor Day course, Save Jerseyans. Expecting a serious discussion of employee-relations issues from a labor leader is like hunting for unicorns.  Ms. Silva is out to lunch in her […]

  • Labor Day: A Record Of Failure!

    By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot I’ve always loved parades. And I’ve attended many of them in my time. But one parade above all others stands out in my memory. I was just a kid at the time but I’ll never forget the big parade in my hometown to celebrate jobs. Sponsored by organized labor, the […]

  • Clinton ready to renew Obama’s jobless nightmare

    By Joe Sinagra | The Save Jersey Blog A record 93,770,000 Americans 16 or older did not participate in the nation’s labor force in July, Save Jerseyans, and that grisly number increased by 144,000 individuals over the month. The labor force participation rate remained at 62.6 percent, a 38-year low, according to data released Friday […]

  • New Jersey loses 6,400 jobs in March

    By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There’s no way to spin the suck, Save Jerseyans. We’re not in good shape. That’s the state of affairs confirmed by today’s report state labor officials; New Jersey lost 6,400 jobs in March 2015 and its unemployment rate ticked up to 6.5% after having added 9,200 in February. Yes, […]

  • I Told AC to Land a Comic Con! And it’s coming in May…

    By Ed Sheppard | The Save Jersey Blog Save Jerseyans, since I started writing about South Jersey job creation, and jobs for Atlantic City in particular, there has been one thing I’ve consistently said the beleaguered Boardwalk Empire needs to pursue: landing a Comic Con. Atlantic City wants to expand its convention business, and has been doing a […]

  • Lies, Damn Lies and Government Unemployment Statistics

    By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Oh, happy day: the unemployment rate is down to 5.5 percent, the lowest it’s been since mid-2008. Praise be to Obama, the father of all such wonders! Or not, if you toss back the Wizard’s curtain revealing a humbug manipulating data to make a bad situation […]

  • My Jobs Ideas Weren’t Crazy, Naysayers

    By Ed Sheppard | The Save Jersey Blog Save Jerseyans, when I did my series on ideas for job creation, predictably, some naysayers came out to say “never gonna happen.” Now, I’m no stranger to criticism; in fact, with this series, I would be glad to see meaningful criticism, as I admitted I am not […]