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ADP: Private sector employment down 2.76M jobs in May

Private sector employment decreased by nearly 2.8 million jobs between April and May, according to the May ADP National Employment Report by Roseland-based ADP. The report used data through May 12 and as such, does...

Kaplan out as part of United’s restructuring

Jill Kaplan will leave her role as president of the New York/New Jersey region for United Airlines as of Sept. 30 in a cost-cutting move by the airline necessitated by the dramatic drop in...

Cambrex announces CEO to retire, management changes

Cambrex, a small molecules company based in East Rutherford, announced on Tuesday its CEO Steven Klosk is retiring from his role on June 30. Klosk, who's been with the company for 28 years, is also...

Glebar Co. acquires Everite Machine Products

Glebar Co., a Ramsey-based precision grinding solutions organization, announced on Tuesday it has acquired Everite Machine Products Inc. "We are excited by this opportunity and welcome the Everite team to Glebar," Robert Baker, CEO of...

Screen time: Business leaders discover running video meetings can require whole new skillset

Sue Henderson remembers the reaction she had when she started using Zoom to have digital meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic. As president of New Jersey City University, Henderson is called on to host meetings —...

Bed Bath & Beyond appoints Edelman independent chair of the board

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. announced on Monday it has named Harriet Edelman as independent chair of the board, effective immediately. In addition, the Union-based retailer said Patrick Gaston stepped down as chairman of the...

Ascena Retail Group has begun reopening stores in some states

Ascena Retail Group Inc., the retail chain based in Mahwah, said this week it has begun reopening its stores nationwide, as it attempts to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. As of Wednesday, the chain — whose...

Labor Dept.: N.J. unemployment payout hits $4.3M, more receive federal assistance

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced on Thursday it has distributed $4.3 billion worth of unemployment benefits in New Jersey since the coronavirus pandemic began mid-March. The NJDOL said a record...

Decidedly mixed reaction to decision to raise tolls

The votes by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and the South Jersey Transportation Authority boards of commissioners Wednesday to raise tolls on three major roadways to help fund a $24 billion capital plan for...

Executive Moves: Campbell Soup, HUB and more

Executive Moves is an occasional feature on ROI-NJ.com describing some of the important personnel changes in the New Jersey business community. Reports are based on news releases, edited for content, clarity and style. Rebecca Gardy,...

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Save the date! ROI-NJ’s Champions of the C-Suite gala is coming Dec. 4

At the ROI-NJ “Champions of the C-Suite” gala, ROI-NJ will recognize and celebrate the achievements of the state’s top leaders in business, as featured...

Montclair-based Sitetracker selected for large-scale rollout of hundreds of EV charging stations in U.K. 

Sitetracker, a Montclair-based leader in deployment operations management, recently announced that U.K.-based Evyve, an expanding electric vehicle charging company, has selected it to help...

Ocean Power Technologies signs agreement with AltaSea to advance wave power projects

Monroe Township-based Ocean Power Technologies recently announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles. The joint...

Atlantic City’s Baltic Avenue Canal being rebuilt to meet needs of future

Construction is underway on a major infrastructure project in Atlantic City, designed for stormwater management in the city’s neighborhoods, according to a recent announcement...

Pallone secures $1.25M for Alberta Lake Environmental Cleanup and Restoration Project in Neptune 

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone recently secured $1.25 million in Community Project Funding for the Alberta Lake Environmental Cleanup and Restoration Project in Neptune Township....