OPINION: Staying afloat
"When so much divides us, Americans can agree that access to safe water and wastewater is worthy of investment," writes M. Susan Hardwick is president and CEO of American Water.
OPINION: Culture Change
"As we mark National Construction Safety Week, our industry needs to focus on total human health, not just physical safety," writes Samantha DeAlmeida Roman, president of Associated Builders and Contractors of New Jersey.
OPINION: Repeal the tariffs
The president of OCA, a third-party administrator of health benefits, writes, "One action that we have identified that would result in direct economic relief for New Jersey businesses and workers struggling with increased costs is for Congress to finally repeal the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum imports."
OPINION: Fighting ‘poverty porn’
Camden Mayor Victor Carstarphen writes, "As a team, we’ve made the city a place to invest in and not a place to just drive through on your way to another destination."
OPINION: Tall tales
"Unfortunately, some of New Jersey’s representatives in Congress are playing politics around climate change," writes Walt Nadolny, a professor of Marine Transportation at SUNY Maritime College
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Working toward sustainable solutions on packaging
"[T]he importance of a circular economy ... is something the companies of the American Beverage Association are working toward," writes Megan Daum, vice president of sustainability for the American Beverage Association.
OPINION: Action over litigation
The executive director of the New Jersey Motor Truck Association says the state’s legal crusade against the energy sector won’t solve climate change, but it will have far reaching consequences for the supply chain and – paradoxically – may undermine attempts to reduce carbon emissions.
CLOSING ENTRY: What’s ahead for manufacturing
While many are looking forward to a “New Year, New You” mentality, the same cannot be said in this industry, writes Paul Harencak, vice president at Moonachie-based LPS Industries.
OPINION: Gottheimer gets it
What New Jersey's 5th District Congressional representative understands about the future of work and how to get there.
OPINION: A misguided attempt to reign in Big Tech
The American Innovation and Choice Online Act is well-intentioned but would be devastating to tech startups and small businesses.
OPINION: Getting engaged
What can we do to come together and support one another, especially during this holiday season? The answer may be right under our noses.
CLOSING ENTRY: Shifts in organizing
Matthew Fontana, a labor and employment partner at Faegre Drinker, writes, "Understanding the trends behind the current uptick in union organizing activity provides important insights for all employers as they develop their own positions toward unions and unionization in this new labor relations climate."