A new ParenteBeard - New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Summer Survey of business leaders shows seven out of 10 think raising New Jersey's minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25 an hour would damage the state's efforts to retain and attract businesses.
Fast-food workers and their supporters beat drums, blew whistles and chanted slogans Thursday on picket lines in dozens of U.S. cities, marking the largest protests yet in their quest for higher wages.
By Jeff Deminski We had an interesting debate regarding the battle over minimum wage, which has gotten a lot of attention in Trenton. Our current minimum wage, $7.25 per hour, has remained unchanged in the better part of a decade. The legislation to raise it with strings attached was vetoed by Govern…
Garden State business leaders warn of very bad things to come if voters approve a ballot question this November that would amend the constitution to increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.25 and then adjust it annually based on the rate of inflation.
This November, New Jersey voters will be asked if they'd like to amend the state constitution to increase the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.25 and then adjust it annually based on the cost of living.