Number of The Day

August 27, 2020 | Number of The Day
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has applied to FEMA to be included in Lost Wages Supplemental Assistance. LWA provides up to $300 per week in temporary financial support ...
August 26, 2020 | Number of The Day
In February, New Jersey’s unemployment rate averaged 3.8%. By April, in the teeth of the coronavirus pandemic, it had shot up to 16.3%.. A prime job-search tool during the crisis ...
August 25, 2020 | Number of The Day
A new survey from the National Federation of Independent Business research center finds that 20% of American businesses will be forced to close up shop if there’s no economic upturn ...
August 24, 2020 | Number of The Day
The bad news: Close to 25,000 New Jerseyans filed for unemployment in the week ending Aug. 15, the first increase in claims in three weeks; roughly 1.5 million workers in ...
August 20, 2020 | Number of The Day
As parents and educators debate the risks involved in reopening schools for in-person instruction, a nationwide survey shows a preponderant lack of confidence in that prospect, with almost two-thirds of ...
August 19, 2020 | Number of The Day
In 2019, the Port Industry of New York and New Jersey supported more than 500,000 jobs, generated almost $100 billion in business income and more than $36 billion in personal ...
August 18, 2020 | Number of The Day
A total of 55 labor, community and faith organizations have sent a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy and the state Legislature calling on them to create a COVID-19 relief fund ...
August 17, 2020 | Number of The Day
Contact tracing — a long-standing public health strategy to contain infectious disease — is viewed as a key to reducing the transmission of COVID-19: Tracers call infected individuals, advise them ...
August 14, 2020 | Number of The Day
Ronald J. DiMura, the former mayor of Middlesex Borough, pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $75,000 from various local political campaigns. Under the plea agreement, the state will recommend ...
August 13, 2020 | Number of The Day
More than 30 lakes in New Jersey were affected by blooms of harmful algae in 2019. And already this summer, harmful algae have made an unwelcome appearance at several lakes. The ...