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Oct 17, 2014

Nearly half of jobless residents in New Jersey have been out of work for more than six months, according to a new report by New Jersey Policy Perspective, a level that ranks the state among the worst in the country.

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Long-Term Unemployment Stubbornly High in New Jersey Years After Recession’s Official End
Oct 15, 2014 | No Comments

More than five years after the official end of the Great Recession, long-term unemployment remains at historically high levels in New Jersey, according to an Issue Brief released today by New Jersey Policy Perspective.


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Three Simple Charts Show the Depth and Severity of New Jersey’s Long-Term Unemployment Problem
Oct 15, 2014 | No Comments

More than five years after the official end of the Great Recession, long-term unemployment remains at historically high levels in New Jersey.


NJPP Testimony: New Jersey’s Economic Future Depends on a Swift, Bold Fix to Transportation Funding Problem
Oct 14, 2014 | No Comments

We are at a dangerous intersection and the state’s economic future depends on the legislature and governor acting with urgency and uncharacteristic boldness.


NJPP Testimony: Earned Sick Days Policy Makes Moral, Economic and Common Sense
Oct 9, 2014 | No Comments

This legislation represents an opportunity for New Jersey to lead, and to provide all workers with the comfort of knowing that they no longer have to choose between getting paid or getting well.



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