Tag: unemployment

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

GOP Congressman urges Trump to reconsider tariffs in light of excellent jobs report

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.85% last month as non-farm payrolls rose (seasonally adjusted) by a whopping 223,000. That’s the lowest its been in half of a century; the regular unemployment rate has only been this Read More

It’s Time To Ask The Left: “What Are You Still Resisting?”

By Matt Rooney _ Here’s a little morning mediation for you, Save Jerseyans: The U.S. unemployment rate is now at 3.9% and, more critically, the so-called underemployment rate (U6) fell to 7.8%. Black and Latino unemployment rates are also falling Read More

Assemblywoman investigates N.J. unemployment office, meets with resistance from staff

By The Staff _ What’s more appropriate than a New Jersey legislator visiting a state unemployment office? After a citizen complained about poor service? That’s exactly what Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi (R-39) did on Monday morning. She dropped by the N.J. 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

Ticked-off Christie accuses press of ignoring positive N.J. jobs news

Gov. Chris Christie visited the Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies in North Brunswick to celebrate good news on the New Jersey jobs front, Save Jerseyans, but he had choice words for the assembled members of the media whom he believes go Read More