Tag: minimum wage

N.J. minimum wage hike leads to higher fares for the Wildwoods Boardwalk’s legendary tram cars

WILDWOOD, N.J. – The Wildwood Boardwalk’s legendary tram cars are a staple of summer at the Jersey Shore. Tourists will be paying higher fares for the 2020 season, and it’s a direct result of a 2019 state minimum wage law. Read More

N.J. taxpayers will pay hundreds of millions more – per year – thanks to minimum wage hikes

TRENTON, N.J. – One of the many unintended consequences of New Jersey’s recent minimum wage increase is already biting taxpayers in the rear end. This week, the Murphy Administration announced a $54 million increase in subsidies for some qualifying families’ Read More

O’Scanlon blasts Murphy for not budgeting for minimum wage increase

By Art Gallagher _ Governor Phil Murphy and his team apparently failed to account for the impact on the minimum wage increase he signed into law earlier this year will have on his own State Budget.   Senator Declan O’Scanlon called Read More