Assembly Labor

The Labor Committee is the panel that oversees legislation regarding unemployment, workers’ compensation and disability benefits, workplace safety, employee training programs, family leave, and the minimum wage.
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Wimberly Re-Elected Assembly Co-Chair of Joint Committee on Economic Justice and Equal Employment Opportunity in NJ

Seeking ways to develop legislative actions and find solutions that address unemployment in New Jersey, Assemblyman Benjie E. Wimberly (D-Bergen, Passaic) was re-elected Tuesday as co-chairman of the Joint Committee on Economic Justice and Equal Employment Opportunity, a legislative panel formed in 2014 to study equality in relation to New Jersey's economy and employment opportunity. Senator Ronald Rice (D-Essex) was re-elected chair for the Senate.

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Speaker Coughlin on the Passing of Yolanda Egan

Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-Middlesex) issued the following statement Monday on the passing of Yolanda Egan, wife of Assemblyman Joe Egan:

“My wife Tish and I send our heartfelt condolences to Assemblyman Joe Egan and his family. Yolanda Egan was a wonderful woman, a loving wife and mother, and dear friend.

“We are saddened by her loss after her courageous battle, but are comforted that her memory will forever remain in our hearts. Our thoughts are with Joe and his family at this time.”


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