DOL recovers $100K from Jersey City operator who denied overtime pay
“Employers must understand that paying workers a fixed salary does not automatically excuse them from paying overtime," Paula Ruffin, North Jersey district director of the wage and hour division office in Mountainside, said in a statement.
NJRA’s affordable housing program launches 1st project
The Affordable Housing Support Initiative is aimed at addressing the needs of eligible Garden State municipalities and will provide resources to support community redevelopment projects.
Experts: More equitable practices needed in government contracting
Hosted by nonprofit Next City and public relations and marketing agency Tara Dowdell Group, the discussion featured Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter, Wells Fargo Foundation President Otis Rolley and NJEDA Chief Community Development Officer Tai Cooper.
South Jersey fraudsters sentenced for $580K phony deeds scam
Over several months, the pair produced at least 20 fake documents for real estate in Atlantic City and filed them with the county clerk’s office.
Legislature sends Murphy bills to name NJ’s official juice, mineral
One of the proposals was inspired by fourth-graders in Cinnaminson Township, the other as a tribute to Sussex County’s rich mining heritage.
Defendants admit roles in $1.3M internet fraud scheme
Over five years, more than 200 businesses, including operators of corporate and charter jet services, were tricked into paying for specialized aviation equipment that was never received.
Rutgers-Eagleton poll asks: How’s Murphy doing?
The survey of 1,000 New Jerseyans found that the governor’s overall job approval has declined since fall 2022.
Murphy touts $100M Boardwalk Fund in Asbury Park (slideshow)
The visit to the famed site comes as the budget process hits the home stretch ahead of the June 30 deadline to sign the governor's Fiscal Year 2024 plan into law.
Treasury hires private equity leader to manage pension funds
Dana Johns was most recently a member of the Private Equity team at the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System.
Sherrill shares select committee experience, economic insights
U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill spoke with NJBIZ about a number of issues, including her work in the House of Representatives to address the economic threats posed by the Chinese Communist Party.
New Jersey joins multistate lawsuit over illegal robocalls
The complaint alleges more than 7.5 billion calls were made to telephone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry between December 2018 and January 2023, including more than 237 million to numbers in the Garden State.
As budget hearings wrap, Senate GOP introduces $4.3B property tax relief bill
The plan to "Give It Back," would appropriate funds for towns and counties to retire or defease local debt or fund capital projects on a pay-as-you-go basis.