NJBIA President & CEO Michele Siekerka issued the following statement on Wednesday regarding the Governor’s announced agreement with legislative leaders on the $15 minimum wage. “Historically, NJBIA has been opposed to a minimum wage that artificially inflates the value of an entry-level position. We have, instead, advocated for workforce development and believe that when skills […]
The decision on making New Jersey’s minimum wage $15 an hour will be decided in the Statehouse Annex in Trenton, but the debate got underway today in New Brunswick at NJBIA’s Public Policy Forum. Legislative leaders from both parties squared off during a taping of On the Record with venerable NJTV Chief Political Correspondent Michael […]
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 […]