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Will NJ workers be ordered back to the office this fall?

As we head into the fall season, will your boss insist you come back to the office instead of working from home? According to Carl Van Horn, the director of the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University, this will depend on what kind of...

More states are ending jobless benefit, but will workers return?

“When there’s a quick ramping up of the (economy), there’s a quick demand for workers and that means the people who pay more are going to get those workers ... just as when there’s a labor surplus they’re able to pay less and still get a competent workforce,’’ says...

Federal Unemployment Aid Is Now a Political Lightning Rod

Of the more than 4 million people whose jobless benefits are going to be cut off in the next few weeks, Bre Starr will be among the first. That is because Starr — a 34-year-old pizza delivery driver who has been out of work for more than a year — lives in Iowa, where...

In November, men dropped out of the workforce at higher rates than women

About 347,000 men left the workforce in November, compared to about 10,000 women. That’s in stark contrast to September, when 865,000 women left the labor force — four times the number of men that month.  The drop-off is somewhat striking because aside from March and...

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