Category: Unemployment

More causalities of the #MurphyTaxNightmare: 500+ soon-to-be laid off Conagra employees

CHERRY HILL, N.J. — 500 New Jersey families are having a rough holiday season thanks to a stomach-churning announcement by Conagra Brands.  Conagra — which owns household-known brands including Duncan Hines, Hunt’s Healthy Choice, and Orville Redenbacher’s — has notified New Read More

Honeywell is abandoning Phil Murphy’s ‘progressive’ New Jersey nightmare

Honeywell headquarters in Morris Plains, New Jersey Photo Credit: David Joseph Photography

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. — Honeywell is ranked #77 on the Fortune 500 list of this country’s largest U.S.-based corporations. Soon? Honeywell will no longer be New Jersey-based. The news broke on Thursday that the industrial giant, kept inside New Jersey Read More

ANALYSIS: Under Phil Murphy, the N.J. economy continues to limp along

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – An analysis of New Jersey’s September’s monthly jobs report by Garden State Initiative (GSI) making little progress in a game of catch-up to compensate for prior workforce losses. While New Jersey employers created 1,900 private sector jobs, and New Jersey’s Read More

“Hey, it could be worse!” is a poor response to New Jersey’s problems | Egea

By Regina Egea _ “It could be worse” isn’t exactly a comforting motto for most life situations. But that’s the core message of the editorial “No, we’re not losing all the good people” about how things aren’t so bad in Read More

#NJSEN: Menendez roasted by local officials for failing to help Fort Monmouth’s jobless

EATONTOWN, NJ – Historic Fort Monmouth’s 2011 closure has left a lasting gap in Monmouth County’s jobs market. The base region’s representatives at the time — including Bob Menendez and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D, NJ-06) — did precious little to Read More

REPORT: New Jersey’s job market is in worse shape than it appears

TRENTON, N.J. — The United States economy is roaring and helping Americans find jobs but, here in New Jersey, there is weakness beneath the surface. The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development recently celebrated New Jersey’s 4.2% unemployment Read More

N.J. ranks #1 for millennials living at home | Thomas

By Brian Thomas _ “Mom? Dad? I’m Home:” The list of population segments overwhelmed by the financial crisis facing New Jersey appears to grow year after year as Millennials can now be included with senior citizens, limited income families, and Read More

ANALYSIS: Trenton is America’s 30th ‘Worst’ City

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s inability to retain residents is common knowledge in all 50 states. What’s perhaps less well-known is the plight of its capital city. According to the website 24/7 Wall Street — which examined U.S. cities according Read More

GOP Congressman urges Trump to reconsider tariffs in light of excellent jobs report

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.85% last month as non-farm payrolls rose (seasonally adjusted) by a whopping 223,000. That’s the lowest its been in half of a century; the regular unemployment rate has only been this Read More