Retailers embrace new wage reality

While the tightening labor market, and the protests about Walmart’s pay policies likely factored into its wage change, the deciding argument for the company probably was that it would be good for sales, said Carl Van Horn, professor of public policy at Rutgers University and director of the John J. Heidrich Center for Workforce Development. […]

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Op-ed: Education critical to solving economic, employment issues

Opinion: N.J.’s economic growth must focus on better relationship between education, labor market This excerpt is from the Times of Trenton Guest Opinion column on Friday, May 10. Written by Thomas Little, a graduate student in the Master’s in Public Policy program at the Bloustein School. If state policy makers want to address New Jersey’s […]

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Heldrich Center offers brochure as tool for job seekers, students, counselors

Created as a tool for career success, Greener Pathways: Paving Your Way to Career Success Starts with Understanding New Jersey’s Labor Market, developed by the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development, offers a greater understanding of the changing workforce and emerging skill requirements in New Jersey; provides information for counselors, parents, and teachers to help students and job […]

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