Tag: Jobs

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

Why the Republican tax plan can help put American youth back to work

By Randall Olsen, Director of the Center for Human Resource Research, The Ohio State University. House Speaker Paul Ryan talks about the GOP tax plan. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Republican lawmakers are set to vote this week on their tax plan Read More

Fewer Blacks, Hispanics Go Jobless Under Trump

More black and Hispanic Americans are getting jobs on President Donald Trump’s watch, the latest employment numbers show, although critics accuse him of ignoring such minority populations. … the president’s bold economic agenda,” White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters told The Read More