Tag: Jobs

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

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

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

‘Don’t Raise Our Costs. Please’ – NJ Manufacturers Make Case to Lawmakers

The New Jersey manufacturing industry cannot find enough skilled labor to fill jobs – which is ironic since the state’s unemployment rate continues to lag the national jobless average. That problem has drawn the attention of state lawmakers, and they’ve Read More