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Jane Fonda Visits Newark, Calls for $15 Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers

November 16, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - Jane Fonda got higher wages for women through unscrupulous means in the 1980's comedy "9 to 5," but now she's advocating for a $15 minimum wage for tipped workers in more traditional ways.

The Academy Award-winning actor and activist  spoke at Rutgers University-Newark with advocacy groups and a state lawmaker to support a $15 minimum wage, especially ...

Amazon Officially Announces Pick For HQ2

NEWARK, NJ - Amazon today announced its picks (yes plural) for its second headquarters, and it wasn’t Newark.

The corporate giant selected Long Island City and Arlington, Va. for the company's new headquarters. The company also selected Nashville for a new operations center, which will handle fulfillment and transportation.

Newark was one of 20 finalists named by the company ...

Monday Morning Business Blitz with Anjalee Khemlani

Edison, NJ -  Get ready for the week ahead.  Click here to listen to a roundup of the top stories impacting Edison's business community, brought to you by Anjalee Khemlani in her weekly podcast. 

Anjalee Khemlani is a Managing Editor at ROI-NJ, a leading business news publication in the Garden State. She is an award-winning journalist ...

NJEDA Enhances Lending Programs for Small Businesses, Access Program Applications Now Available

Trenton, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has unveiled several enhancements to its lending programs, with the goal of increasing access to growth capital for small, women, minority, and veteran-owned businesses.  The NJEDA also announced additional details regarding its new Access program, which offers small businesses more flexibility by placing greater emphasis on ...

Monday Morning Business Blitz with Anjalee Khemlani

Edison, NJ -  Get ready for the week ahead.  Click here to listen to a roundup of the top stories impacting Edison's business community, brought to you by Anjalee Khemlani in her weekly podcast. 

Anjalee Khemlani is a Managing Editor at ROI-NJ, a leading business news publication in the Garden State. She is an award-winning journalist ...

SBA Celebrates National Veterans Small Business Week With Event in Edison

EDISON, NJ - The U.S. Small Business Administration will be celebrating the accomplishments of veteran service members and military spouse small business owners nationwide during National Veterans Small Business Week, November 5 through November 9.  In Edison, the SBA will be partnering with the newly formed NJ State Veterans Chamber of Commerce to host the NJ State Veterans Chamber of ...

Monday Morning Business Blitz with Anjalee Khemlani

Edison, NJ -  Get ready for the week ahead.  Click here to listen to a roundup of the top stories impacting Edison's business community, brought to you by Anjalee Khemlani in her weekly podcast. 

Anjalee Khemlani is a Managing Editor at ROI-NJ, a leading business news publication in the Garden State. She is an award-winning journalist ...

Halal Guys Is The Latest Eatery Coming to New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In what will be the latest addition to the city's food scene, the Halal Guys, a company started in a street cart, will open on Easton Avenue later this year.

The company will open its newest franchise at 37 Easton Ave., in a busy section of the street between the city's two hospitals and near the Rutgers University campus.

Started on a street cart in New York ...

Middlesex County’s Fall Job Fair Offers Opportunities

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – The Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development will be hosting its Annual Fall Job Fair. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Woodbridge Community Center, located at 600 Main St., Woodbridge, NJ. According to the agency, over 40 businesses will be recruiting for full- and part-time permanent job opportunities and will conduct ...

Monday Morning Business Blitz with Anjalee Khemlani

Edison, NJ -  Get ready for the week ahead.  Click here to listen to a roundup of the top stories impacting Edison's business community, brought to you by Anjalee Khemlani in her weekly podcast. 

Anjalee Khemlani is a Managing Editor at ROI-NJ, a leading business news publication in the Garden State. She is an award-winning journalist ...

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