A week ago, Swissport USA contacted the Christie Administration asking for help in filling posts with the aviation ground services company at Newark Liberty International Airport as it opens a new cargo and baggage handling operation this spring.
As most expected, Governor Chris Christie did not sign a bill which would have increased the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.50 and would've tied future increases to the rate of inflation every year. Instead, Christie conditionally vetoed the bill and offered what he calls a …
The owners of Philadelphia's two major newspapers have threatened to liquidate or sell the company's assets if they can't get new labor contracts by Friday, according to the union representing journalists.
Legislation designed to encourage small businesses to hire those who have been out of work for 30 or more days by providing them with a credit on their payroll taxes has been approved by the State Senate Labor Committee. Senate President Steve Sweeney is one of the bill's sponsors.