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Working to Stop Wage Theft

6-6-16
New Jersey lawmakers and advocacy groups are calling for the passage of a bill that would allow wage theft victims to have their claims heard by the state Labor Department and municipal and superior courts, allow disorderly persons’ charges against violators and increase the statute of limitations to recover unpaid wages from two to six years.
160606Flanagan

Former NJ Driver Sues Uber Over ‘Unlawful’ Practices

6-6-16
A former Uber driver from New Jersey who says he got fed up with low pay, long hours and no overtime has filed a class action lawsuit accusing Uber of “unlawful wage policies and practices.”
160603Cruz

Sweeney, North Jersey Allies Kick Off Campaign for North Jersey Casino Expansion

6-3-16
Senate President Steve Sweeney joined with Bergen County Democrats and union officials to kick off a campaign for North Jersey casino expansion, an effort he says is a win for the entire state.
160603Flanagan

NJ Horse Racing Industry Struggles

6-3-16
Overall, New Jersey’s horse racing industry has fallen far behind its competitors in neighboring states, particularly since tracks were privatized five years ago and lost $30 million a year in casino subsidies.
160602Aron

Assembly Speaker Defends AC Bill, Talks Funding TTF

6-2-16
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto talks about the changes in the final version of the Atlantic City rescue bill and about the importance of funding the Transportation Trust Fund.
160601Hill

Verizon Workers Back on the Job

6-1-16
After a 40-plus day strike, Verizon and unions struck a tentative four-year agreement that sent those on strike back to work. Union members have until June 17 to ratify the deal.
160531Aron

Senate President on AC Deal, TTF and Possible Gubernatorial Run

5-31-16
Senate President Steve Sweeney spoke with Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron about the deal reached in Atlantic City, funding the Transportation Trust Fund and if he's considering running for governor in 2017.
160531Delmore

Maplewood Bans Commercial Leaf Blowers

5-31-16
From June through August, Maplewood is banning commercial leaf blowers after residents complained about the noise. Landscapers say the ban is unfairly directed at their businesses.
160530Cruz

After Atlantic City Drama, All Sides Eager to Move On

5-30-16
Following agreement on an Atlantic City rescue bill, questions have been raised about the impact it had on the men responsible for the compromise.
160530Vannozzi

A Look Into Zoo Security Following Cincinnati Zoo Incident

5-30-16
Harambe, a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo, was killed after a toddler managed to make its way into the animal's exhibit. Following the incident, the security of animal exhibits are being checked and analyzed.