Unemployment down in NJ but wages not rising fast enough

July 20, 2018

Industries that lost jobs include leisure and hospitality, information, and financial activities.

Meanwhile, public sector employment in Jersey rose by 800 jobs.

“I guess you could say New Jersey’s economy is doing OK,” said Rutgers University economist James Hughes.

“We’re now in the second-longest economic expansion in history. If we make it until July of next year, it will be the longest economic expansion in history.”

New Jersey 101.5, July 19, 2018

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