Overnight, officials with three unions representing thousands of Rutgers University teachers called for their members to return to work five days after launching a historic strike effort.
Business & Labor
New Brunswick is in many ways the economic hub of Central New Jersey, with major campuses for some of the state’s largest employers. Organized labor is very active and plays a major role in the city’s affairs, and the Rutgers University’s School of Management and Labor Relations is located here.
Large Truck Leasing Center Opens in Cranbury
More than four years after the new Penske Truck Leasing (PTL) facility was formally proposed to the township, the completed project is finally opening.
New Café on Robinson Street Greets Patrons with Live Music, Pastries and More
New venues opening in the Hub City offer live performances to attract passersby through their doors.
Downtown Yoga Studio Adapts to COVID-19 Through Community Collaborations
Garden of Healing is still a place of peace and positive energy in the heart of downtown New Brunswick, but they’ve expanded their offerings outside of the center by partnering with other organizations.
Rutgers University Hosts Virtual Career Fair For Students and Alumni
Organized by the Office of Career Exploration and Success and open to students and alumni of the university, Rutgers is hosting a “virtual career and internship mega-fair” on February 5 from 11AM-4PM.
County Grants 51 Small Businesses Federal Funds
Using the federal CDBG funding authorized by the CARES Act, the county awarded $1,062,260 in grants for job retention and creation to local establishments with no more than ten employees and net incomes of $100,000 or less per year.
NY Yankees Affiliate With Somerset-Based Ballclub
The New York Yankees announced they are shifting their Double-A minor league affiliation from Trenton to the Bridgewater-based Somerset Patriots.