New Jersey Could Soon Become The Nation’s First State To Mandate Severance For Employees In Mass Layoffs
-The Washington Post
New Jersey state lawmakers approved the ‘Toys R Us bill’ Monday that would compel employers to give more notice and pay severance to laid-off workers, after a public backlash against the treatment of workers who lost their jobs in the retail apocalypse.
– The Epoch Times
Despite not giving specific figures or explaining how his plan will be financed, Bloomberg pledged to invest in “states, community and technical colleges and others” to build career-training systems and programs “providing skills and credentials employers identify as priorities for hiring for good jobs.”
As people move from high-tax “blue” states to low-tax “red” states, they often bring their “blue” politics with them.
– The Wall Street Journal
President Trump’s Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia co-author an op-ed celebrating the recently revised definition of joint employer.