Business & Economy


Mid-Size Businesses To Reconsider Health Plans Under Affordable Care Act

Mid-size business owners nationwide are now considering their health care plan options under the Affordable Care Act.

Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect In New Jersey

Minimum wage increased throughout the state of New Jersey, increasing a dollar from $7.25 to $8.25 an hour.

Atlantic City Casinos Look Ahead To 2014 After Downward Year

After revenues went down in 2013, Atlantic City Casinos prepare for 2014 and its outlook.

NJ dairy to pay $324K over race, sex bias claims

FLORENCE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey-based dairy company that sells to stores and schools in the Northeast and to federal agencies has settled claims of sex and race discrimination. The U.S. Labor Department says a review of hiring by Cream-O-Land ...

PokerStars looks to other states

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The PokerStars online gambling website says it is seeking to offer online gambling in other states even as it continues to seek a license to do it in new Jersey. In a blog post expected to be published Tuesday that was ...

Many New Jerseyans Struggle After Losing Unemployment Benefits

Many of the New Jerseyans are struggling after losing their unemployment benefits.

NJ Policy Perspective President Says There Needs To Be Compromise on Unemployment Benefits

New Jersey Policy Perspective President Gordon MacInnes says that in order for Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program to return, the House of Representatives will have to compromise with the President and the Senate.

NJ minimum wage sees $1 bump on Jan. 1

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A quarter-million minimum wage workers in New Jersey will get a raise beginning Wednesday. That's when a change in the state constitution kicks in raising the state's minimum wage from $7.25 to $8.25 per hour. Six in 10 voters ...

Electric motorcycle company sues NJ co-founder

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who co-founded a company that makes high-end electric motorcycles that Time magazine calls one of the top inventions of 2013 is being sued by the company over stock shares. New Jersey resident Vincent Ip ...

’14 starts ominously for NJ casinos as gov watches

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says 2014 is a crucial year for Atlantic City. This is the fourth year of a five-year period the governor gave the resort and its casinos to reverse their struggling fortunes before he considers ...