Business & Economy

OSHA: Flammables put in Mersen oven pre-blast

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal safety officials say a worker wrongly put parts coated with flammable materials into an electric oven before it exploded at a Mersen USA plant in Pennsylvania, killing a visiting employee. The federal Occupational Safety ...

Christie to convene Atlantic City summit

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will convene a summit on the future of Atlantic City. Political, business and labor leaders will gather on Sept. 8 to discuss the city's changing landscape as the casino industry suffers from ...

Report: NJ Health Care Costs for State Workers Among Costliest in U.S.

A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts and the MacArthur Foundation has found that New Jersey ranks three for the highest average premium costs per state employee.

Trucking Companies Struggle to Find Drivers

Young people aren't entering the trucking industry as much as they used to and more regulations limit the amount of hours truck drivers can work so companies are struggling to fill slots.

July 2014 revenue for Atlantic City casinos

July revenue figures for Atlantic City's casinos: ___ Borgata: $60.2 million, down 6.2 percent from July 2013 Harrah's: $35.5 million, up 2.1 percent Caesars: $28.1 million, down 20.1 percent Tropicana: $27.7 million, up 34.2 percent Bally's: $22.7 ...

State lawsuit claims company scammed customers

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials say a Fairfield-based firm used high-pressure sales tactics to sell to customers and then made it difficult for them to get refunds. State consumer affairs officials announced Wednesday that they have filed ...

AC Alliance responds to casino closings with ad

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's marketing arm is responding to a wave of casino closings with a new ad highlighting the many other things there are to do in the seaside resort. The Atlantic City Alliance will run full-page ads starting ...

Study: NJ public employee benefits among highest

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new study finds New Jersey's public employees receive one of the most expensive health benefit plans in the nation. The survey, released by Pew Charitable Trusts and the MacArthur Foundation, shows the average monthly premium ...

Revel casino still talking with potential bidders

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A day after announcing it will shut down next month, Revel Casino Hotel told a bankruptcy court judge it is still negotiating with potential buyers. In a notice adjourning an auction of Revel that had been set for ...

AC’s Revel to Close Sept. 10

The Revel casino will be closing Sept. 10 after no buyer could be found in bankruptcy court.