Senate Labor Committee Meeting – Follow Up The following actions were taken on bills in the Senate Labor Committee meeting that was held on Monday, March 5, 2018. S-104 : Concerns equal pay for women and employment discrimination. Passed 5-0. Referred to Senate Budget Committee. Sponsor suggested that amendments regarding the look back period of […]
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New Jersey employment gains in July, coupled with an upward revision in June’s preliminary estimate, showed a payroll growth of nearly 25,000 private sector jobs over the two-month period, according to data released today by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. State officials said New Jersey is experiencing unprecedented private sector growth, with the highest […]
NJBIA’s Post-Secondary Education Task Force, whose mission is to keep millennials in New Jersey and match education programs to private sector jobs, launched its first meeting this week to strategize on building a “brand” for New Jersey higher education, career pathways, and related workforce issues. Businessmen and businesswomen who’d like to participate on the panel […]
The New Jersey Business & Industry Association today urged Senators to vote against increasing the minimum wage to $17.98 per hour for subcontracted workers at Newark Airport, Hoboken Terminal and Newark Penn Station. The vote on A-4870/S-3226 is scheduled for this afternoon. In addition to a $17.98 minimum wage, the bill would mandate paid sick […]