Tag: labor day

Fact-checking Cory Booker’s Labor Day wage growth claim

By Matt Rooney _ Cory Booker devoted his Labor Day 2019 to a Time guest op-ed in which the junior New Jersey senator sanctimoniously complains about U.S. wage growth (among other economic issues). “The President likes to tweet about stock Read More

Discovered explosive devices lead to cancellation of South Plainfield’s Labor Day parade

SOUTH PLANFIELD, N.J. – The 24,000 resident-strong Middlesex County borough of South Plainfield was forced to cancel its annual Labor Day parade on Monday following the discovery of multiple explosive devices. “I do not have an exact figure, but a Read More

Hermine leaves some Jersey Shore merchants frustrated

AVALON — As out-of-town visitors packed up their cars and headed off the island on Saturday ahead of a coastal storm, Robert Ossichak prepared for another round of flooding in his bike shop in Avalon, lifting inventory off the ground Read More

Hunting for Unicorns with Milly Silva

By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog Union boss Milly Silva’s self-serving, anti-business and anti-economic growth Asbury Park Press op-ed was par for the Labor Day course, Save Jerseyans. Expecting a serious discussion of employee-relations issues from a Read More

Star-Ledger doesn’t tell full Labor Day story, carries water for union bosses

By Scott St. Clair | The Save Jersey Blog The Star-Ledger’s Labor Day editorial page was an expected one-sided carrying of big labor’s water. Your pro-union fairy stories  should have begun with “once upon a time” since they bore no resemblance Read More