Archive for Tag: manufacturers

DePhillips bill funding manufacturing industry and jobs advances

TRENTON, N.J. – From switching operations, to making personal protective equipment, to adjusting to disruptions in their supply chains, New Jersey’s manufacturing industry has adapted to meet new demands during the coronavirus pandemic. On Thursday, the Assembly Labor Committee approved Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips’ legislation (A3756) that would dedicate $1.5...

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DeCroce bill supporting PPE manufacturing and stockpiling passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – A shortage of personal protective equipment at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic proved to be one of the state’s biggest public health challenges. A bill, sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, preventing such a crisis and encouraging manufacturing in New Jersey passed the Assembly Commerce and...

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DeCroce bill supporting manufacturing businesses, careers and education passes committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Commerce and Economic Development Committee unanimously passed a bill (A1431), sponsored by Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, that supports the growth of manufacturers in the state through education and workforce development. DeCroce, a member of the Legislative Manufacturing Caucus, said the bill will help educators shape programs...

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Assembly passes Wirths bill giving manufacturers preference when applying for workforce development grants

TRENTON, N.J. – Employers in the manufacturing industry, which is currently in the midst of a skills-gap crisis, could receive some help through a bill (A4023/S446) sponsored by Assemblyman Hal Wirths that passed the Assembly Monday. The bill gives manufacturers preference when applying for grants to train their employees. ...

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