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NEW JERSEY MOVES CLOSER TO A PAID SICK LEAVE BILL

New Jersey is moving closer to an earned sick leave bill that would require employers in the private sector to provide paid sick leave to employees.  The bill would allow the employee to accrue one hour of earned sick leave for every hour worked. The p...

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GOVERNOR ORDERS STATE OFFICES TO BE OPEN ON THURSDAY

State offices in New Jersey, open for business on Thursday.  Governor Phil Murphy announced that all employees should arrive to work as normal on Thursday.  Many areas of the State saw between six to ten inches of snow from Wednesday’s storm.  A ...

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TRUCKS BANNED FROM SOME MAJOR NJ HIGHWAYS DUE TO STORM

You may see fewer trucks in your travels on Wednesday.  New Jersey Transit announced that there will be a commercial vehicle ban on some major New Jersey interstates, located mostly in central and northern New Jersey.  Police are telling truck drivers to use rest stops and take breaks during their travels today due to worsening …

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MURPHY COULD DECLARE STATE OF EMERGENCY THIS EVENING

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy could be calling for another State of Emergency on Tuesday evening.  Murphy says his administration is considering issuing the declaration in advance of the winter storm.  Murphy says utility companies have been ordered ...

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NJDOT NOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA TO INTERACT WITH CUSTOMERS

New Jersey Transit is now on Facebook in order to more effectively communicate with its customers.  The transit agency has been widely criticized by Governor Phil Murphy who has included nearly a quarter billion dollars of additional revenue into the s...

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THOUSANDS OF TEACHERS GO ON STRIKE TODAY IN JERSEY CITY

Nearly 4,000 educators did not show up for work Friday morning in Jersey City and instead picked up picket signs, and went on strike.  It’s the first teachers’ strike in Jersey City in nearly two decades.  Teachers have been working under a contract that expired in September, 2017 and have failed to reach any substantive …

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TOYS ‘R US CLOSURES WILL MEAN 1,600 JOBS GONE IN NEW JERSEY

The closure of the Toys ‘R Us chain will result in about 1,600 jobs lost in the Garden State alone.  The company has over 1,100 employees at its headquarters in northern New Jersey and another nearly 500 jobs at a distribution center.  These jobs lost do not include the employees who are being let go …

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