Category: Unemployment

ROONEY: Newark’s universal basic income plan will be expensive, disincentivize work

TRENTON, N.J. – Mayor Ras Baraka of Newark wants to implement a “universal basic income” experiment in the Brick City, one which would be de facto paid for by the suburbs due to his city’s extremely high percentage of state Read More

Heavily-subsidized Newark, N.J. plans to experiment with ‘universal basic income’

By Matt Rooney _ It failed spectacularly in Finland and Canada. It fails everywhere it’s tried. Newark, New Jersey is ready to give ‘universal basic income’ a go all the same, Save Jerseyans, and you’ll be footing the bill. _ Mayor Read More

SPADEA: New apprentice mandates will raise your taxes

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 _ Enough already. Now the government in Trenton wants to require all public works contractors participating in Union approved apprentice programs. The intended consequence here would be to drive up costs Read More

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