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Farm Labor Contractor In Trouble With Feds For Failure To Pay Temps Minimum WageFederal authorities are going after a Philadelphia-based farm labor contractor who allegedly failed to pay its temporary help the minimum wage for work performed at a nursery in Burlington County, New Jersey.
New Effort Helps Decrease Unemployment Fraud In New JerseyThe state Labor Department has saved over $150 million over the last year and a half mostly by cross checking those getting new jobs with the current file of beneficiaries to avoid double dipping.
Report: Only 96,000 Jobs Added In August, Unemployment Falls To 8.1 PercentJobs numbers released by the Labor Department aren't helping folks feel hopeful about the economy.
Local Expert Says Bleak Economic Picture Shouldn't Spell Panic YetThe up and down employment picture in this country is down again. But one local economic expert suggests it’s not time to panic... yet.