In The News
St. Marks United Methodist Church hosted its 31st annual Church and Community Breakfast on Sunday in the church's fellowship hall. Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. delivered the keynote address to a room of 100 residents and community members.
Martin’s Place will offer residents job training, employment opportunities and other re-entry services to give recently released prisoners a second chance in society after they have paid their debt.
Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. hosted his annual Liberian Immigration Conference that highlighted the need for an immediate extension of the Deferred Enforcement Departure (DED) for several thousand Liberians residing in the United States as well as action necessary to combat the Ebola outbreak.
Port Newark was awarded a $14.8 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to improve and expand facilities at Port Newark, create hundreds of jobs and enhance economic opportunities throughout the region.
A group of local officials who traveled to Capitol Hill this week to ask for federal money for a Rahway River flood-control study received promises of support from legislators who called the project "essential."
Thousands of women are expected to rally on the west lawn of the Capitol on Saturday for women's equality, voting rights and ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, adopted by Congress in 1972.
“Roselle First” has helped find jobs for 100 residents this year, while aiding many others to prepare resumes and learn job-hunting skills. Rep. Donald Payne, Jr. has taken notice; he will be in Roselle today to learn why Roselle First is succeeding, as he promotes some workforce legislation.
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) marked the 16 thAnniverary of the Al Qaeda attacks on American Embassies in Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. On that morning, more than 200 people were killed, including 12 Americans.
Payne introduced new legislation that takes aim at employers who misclassify workers as independent contractors. The Payroll Fraud Prevention Act would strengthen protections against the practice used by employers to evade workplace laws such as providing workers compensation and health benefits.
U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. hosts a news conference with the National Employment Law Project and workers on the effects of misclassifying employees as independent contractors, 1 p.m. at Port Newark.