Brown hopes Murphy makes $15 wage a priority

  About four years after airport workers pleaded for a living wage from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, they are still waiting. In the meantime, they got a minor uptick to $10.10...

Lalevee praises Christie on infrastructure

The question appears to an easy one: A union leader must be thrilled to finally be rid of Gov. Chris Christie, who seemingly made battling the unions one of his top priorities since the...

IUOE nears 1st 100 years with eye on change

Greg Lalevee, the business manager of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 825, has great thoughts on a number of issues: The Transportation Trust Fund: “We’re starting to see projects in the $30-70...

Q&A: Tony Coscia discusses all angles of tunnel project

ROI-NJ: Let’s start at the beginning. When the ARC tunnel project was killed by Gov. Chris Christie in the fall of 2010 over funding issues, how and when did Amtrak step in — and...

The unique way Amtrak’s Coscia plans to get Gateway done

Tony Coscia has spent years pulling together all of the public entities required to fund the Gateway Project: New Jersey, New York, Amtrak and the federal government. As Coscia, Amtrak’s board chair, edges closer to...

Ocean Power moves to Monmouth County

Ocean Power Technologies Inc. has completed its move from Mercer County to Monmouth. Its corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations will now be at 28 Engelhard Drive in Monroe Township. “We are excited to have moved into...

Online returns may be big part of holidays, report says

Online returns could be worth as much as $32 billion this year, according to a CBRE report. E-commerce returns are consistently higher than those made to brick-and-mortar retail, which puts the focus on how retailers...

Manufacturers, legislators discuss industry concerns

John Kennedy said he just can’t make sense of it. “The average compensation for a New Jersey manufacturing worker is $90,000; manufacturing pays for health care more than any other industry; and there are about...

Manufacturers warn $15 wage would devastate industry

One thing has been made clear by manufacturers to members of the New Jersey Manufacturing Legislative Caucus: If the minimum wage is raised to $15 an hour, much-needed apprenticeship training — and full-time jobs...

Unions face uphill battle over immigrant labor

With what's coming down from the administration and policymakers on the hill, unions that have been in a years-long fight for immigrant labor rights in New Jersey are finding themselves in an uphill battle...

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