New Jersey

  • Union OKs Pact With 4 N.J. Casinos, Gets Raises

    Union OKs Pact With 4 N.J. Casinos, Gets Raises

    By Wayne Parry ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Atlantic City casino workers successfully fought off a management demand that they take pay cuts and contribute for the first time to their health benefits and pension costs. Members of Local 54 of the Unite-HERE casino union on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a... Continue Reading

  • CEO Threatens To Fire Workers Over Stolen Milk

    CEO Threatens To Fire Workers Over Stolen Milk

    Staff-wide emails are usually sent to announce new hires or changes in company policy, not to cry over milk. But not always. As was first reported on Gawker, a New Jersey public relations executive zipped off a nasty missive to his workers over milk stolen from the office. Continue Reading

  • Lightning Strike Kills Worker At N.J. Casino Site

    Lightning Strike Kills Worker At N.J. Casino Site

    By Wayne Parry ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Lightning struck three workers who were finishing concrete at an Atlantic City casino project in one of the state's tallest buildings on Thursday, killing one and injuring the others. The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. during a brief but intense storm that... Continue Reading

  • Dunkin' Donuts Worker Caught Dumping Doughnuts In New Jersey Park

    Dunkin' Donuts Worker Caught Dumping Doughnuts In New Jersey Park

    Fans of Dunkin' Donuts who are curious about what happens to all the uneaten goods that don't get sold may be disappointed to learn that hundreds of them were winding up at a New Jersey lake. It was a problem that had many locals in the Philadelphia suburbs of Collingswood, Haddon Township and Oaklyn, N.J.,... Continue Reading

  • Energy States Lead Job Creation In First Half Of 2011

    Energy States Lead Job Creation In First Half Of 2011

    Energy-producing states have experienced unemployment levels well below those of other states in recent years, thanks in part to a boom in energy exploration that's been driven by high oil prices. It's perhaps little surprise then that states that significantly contribute to the nation's production of oil,... Continue Reading