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At Kivvit, hiring Gabel was about so much more than a tweet

The story behind why Kivvit so eagerly pursued Pearl Gabel cannot be told in 140 characters or less. And it won’t include the phrase “your mom” — even if that is the tweet from @NJGov,...

Murphy announces more than $100M in grants, aid to small businesses, struggling families

Gov. Phil Murphy announced plans Tuesday to use $112 million of the state’s CARES Act money to give grants to small businesses and help support struggling families. The largest chunk, $70 million, will be distributed...

Murphy to require all those doing business with N.J. to be vaccinated

Want to get work with the state? You had better get vaccinated. Gov. Phil Murphy made that clear Wednesday, when he signed an executive order requiring all new state contracts, solicitations for a state contract,...

Sherrill bill would allow workers to keep $180 a week in unemployment as incentive...

Should workers claiming unemployment benefits still be able to collect $180 a week in benefits after finding a job? U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill thinks so. The incentive is a feature of the New Workers Act...

N.J. labor commissioner answers questions from workers filing for unemployment benefits

Questions: There are so many questions around unemployment insurance benefits. ROI-NJ went to the source for the answers, moderating a webinar with Robert Asaro-Angelo, the commissioner of the state Department of Labor & Workforce Development. The...

Murphy to announce Monday that N.J. has passed 200K COVID-19 cases

The state of New Jersey most likely will top 200,000 COVID-19 cases when Gov. Phil Murphy gives his daily update at 1 p.m. Monday. The state announced 457 positive cases Sunday, pushing the cumulative total...

EDA announces dates you can apply for $85M in recently announced grants

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority announced Wednesday it will begin accepting applications in May for a number of the recently announced programs that are aimed at providing $85 million in grants to various...

It’s nearly here: Eligible Jerseyans will receive supplemental unemployment benefits of $300/week (up to...

All lump sum payments connected to the additional $300 per week in unemployment benefits have been processed and should be received by claimants by the end of the week, the state Department of Labor...

‘That was the worst set of remarks ever delivered by an American president’

Gov. Phil Murphy said he was going to try to contain himself. He couldn’t. When asked about President Donald Trump’s statement Thursday night, in which he made numerous of allegations of fraud in the 2020...

Jersey City to give each household (120,000) five masks as part of #MaskUPJC initiative

Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop announced Thursday that the city will send five city-branded, 3-ply surgical masks to all 120,000 households in the city. It is believed to be the largest such effort in...

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At N.J. Pride Chamber gala, a celebration of success — and road map for...

For the New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce, the biggest challenge at its first-ever end-of-the-year gala may have been deciding which number it wanted...

Pride Chamber announces NJPCC Foundation

The New Jersey Pride Chamber of Commerce, an organization that has seen its membership jump by more than 150% this year, announced Thursday night...

Ramapo College launches Investigative Genetic Genealogy Center

Hands-on education in investigative genetic genealogy is now available from the newly launched Ramapo College Investigative Genetic Genealogy Center, according to a Thursday announcement...

Longtime CoWorx Staffing leader, Rogan, elevated to CEO

Nearly two years after she was promoted to chief operating officer, Kara Rogan was elevated to CEO of Morristown-based CoWorx Staffing Services, according to...

Verisk’s Shavel will assume the role of president as Anquillare steps down

Mark Anquillare is stepping down from his role as president of Verisk as of Jan. 15, and CEO Lee Shavel will assume the role,...