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A New Jersey First: Jersey City Becomes 1st City in State to Guarantee Paid Sick Days for Workers

A New Jersey First:  Jersey City Becomes 1st City in State to Guarantee Paid Sick Days for Workers
BY ROB DUFFEY
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

JERSEY CITY – A diverse coalition of labor and community organizations celebrated as legislation guaranteeing paid sick days for workers in Jersey City goes into effect, saying the newly enacted ordinance will benefit the city’s workers and its economy. The ordinance, signed by Mayor Steven Fulop in October, makes Jersey City the first city in the state to pass a paid sick days law.

“I am proud to say that today Jersey City is a better place to live and work,” said Mayor Steven Fulop. “Our city’s workers and their families need the basic economic security that paid sick days provide, and I hope that elected officials around New Jersey and nationwide will follow our example.”

 

Powerball Winning Numbers For Saturday Worth $113M

Powerball Winning Numbers For Saturday Worth $113M
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The Powerball Lottery has become the first multi-state game in this area to see its jackpot go over the $100 million mark for 2014.

There was no grand prize winner for t...

Deny JCP&L Rate Increases, Demands N.J. Senators

Deny JCP&L Rate Increases, Demands N.J. Senators
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Senators Joe Pennacchio and Kevin O’Toole today continued their call for JCP&L’s request to raise rates on its customers across the state to be denied and urged action on legi...

Powerball Winning Numbers For Wednesday Worth $131M

Powerball Winning Numbers For Wednesday Worth $131M
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Temperatures in New Jersey are expected to be in the mid-20’s by mid-week, but the Powerball lottery jackpot set for Wednesday is continuing to get hotter.

After the sev...

Powerball Winning Numbers Worth $93M

Powerball Winning Numbers Worth $93M
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The Powerball lottery jackpot is doing its part to get some lucky player’s 2014 off to a good start. That would be by awarding the player close to $100 million.

Nobody w...

An Across-the-Board Income Tax Cut Would Put New Jersey on the Wrong Path

An Across-the-Board Income Tax Cut Would Put New Jersey on the Wrong Path
BY JON WHITEN
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
COMMENTARY

An across-the-board state income tax cut would be detrimental to New Jersey’s future because it would do nothing to create jobs and grow the econ...

Beware of Cutthroat Co-Workers!

Beware of Cutthroat Co-Workers!
BY WARREN BOROSON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Some of the worst human beings I have ever encountered have been people I have worked alongside. Reasons: (a) in many cases, they were competitors; and (b) I coul...

It's Just Not Good a Course For America, says Veteran N.J. Congressman

It's Just Not Good a Course For America, says Veteran N.J. Congressman
BY RUSH HOLT
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

(U.S. Rep. Rush Holt (NJ-12) yesterday addressed the U.S. House of Representatives in opposition to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014. The text o...

Next Year: A 10% Correction, But Stocks Still Best

Next Year: A 10% Correction, But Stocks Still Best
BY WARREN BOROSON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A 10% correction in the stock market may be coming next year — if only because such a correction is overdue.

Bonds look vulnerable — with interest rates poised to ...

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