The Legislation New Jersey Needs Part IV: A Defined Cost of Living Methodology

On November 5th, 2013, New Jersey voters approved the New Jersey Minimum Wage Increase Amendment, Public Question 2, which was designed to do two tasks. The first task has been implemented problem-free, and set the minimum wage to $8.25 as of January 1, 2014. The second, though, seems to need refinement and better definition. The second task… Read More The Legislation New Jersey Needs Part IV: A Defined Cost of Living Methodology

New Jersey’s Minimum Wage: Government vs Academia

On November 5th, 2013 the People of New Jersey overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment that would change the state’s pay scale. The referendum raised the wage from $7.25/hr to $8.25/hr as of January 1st, 2014, and from 2015 forward, the wage would need to be annually adjusted to the cost of living. The following is… Read More New Jersey’s Minimum Wage: Government vs Academia