Tag: Jobs

Coalition of legislators, business leaders launch effort to “unlock” N.J. economy

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – A group of 30 small business owners and a gaggle of North Jersey Republican politicians wants to “unlock” New Jersey, something which they define as developing and implementing an actual plan to reopen the Garden State’s largely-shuttered Read More

DISASTER: New Jersey saw 206,253 new unemployment claims last week

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy’s closure of New Jersey non-essential businesses continues to exact a disastrous toll on the state’s job market. On Thursday, the N.J. Department of Labor reported that it had received 206,253 new unemployment claims for Read More

N.J. needs to give long-term economic dangers same attention as COVID-19 | Bergen

By Brian Bergen _ The economic fallout from measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will likely be severe. Hundreds of thousands of employers and their millions of employees could be without a job in the coming months. We aren’t Read More

N.J. saw 155,454 new unemployment claims last week

By Matt Rooney _ The strongest job market in a generation is officially over, Save Jerseyans. On Thursday, the New Jersey Department of Labor released awful new employment data; among the eyebrow-raising revelations was the 155,454 initial unemployment claims (not Read More

OPINION: The Trade War is Undoing President Trump’s Economic Achievements | Cucciniello

By Alex Cucciniello – President Trump was in the Garden State this week holding a rally in support of Democrat-turned-Republican Representative Jeff Van Drew, who announced last month in an Oval Office press conference his departure from the Democratic Party. Read More

JOBS REPORT: N.J. workforce still hasn’t recovered from the Great Recession

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – The Murphy Administration released new jobs numbers this week and the news is bleak.  In September 2019, the state experienced a net job loss of 200 positions. Meanwhile, the overall U.S. economy added 135,000 new jobs in Read More