Job Cuts Persist: New Jersey Companies Grapple with Economic Challenges

Ash Jurberg

Staff Reductions in New Jersey: A Growing List of Companies Affected

Unfortunately, the layoffs continue in New Jersey.

Several more businesses announced layoffs in September, adding to a growing list of job cuts in the Garden State over the last couple of months.

Under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, an employer with more than 100 full-time workers must provide a 60-day notice before laying off 50 or more people at a single site.

September layoff notifications

Below are the businesses that filed a WARN act with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development advising of upcoming layoffs.

  • P.J. Sweeney's Restaurant & Pub, Brick 35 layoffs
  • Ingram Micro, Fairfield, 73 layoffs
  • Divvy Homes, Locations Throughout New Jersey, 53 layoffs
  • PVH Corp, Bridgewater, 56 layoffs
  • Becton, Dickinson, and Company, Lakes, 57 layoffs
  • PTC Therapeutics Inc. Plainfield, 308 layoffs

August layoff notifications

As a recap, below are August's layoffs in New Jersey.

  • Novembal USA. Edison, New Jersey. 100 staff layoffs commencing September 30
  • Ag-Mart Produce. Cedarville, New Jersey. 15 staff from October 31.
  • Kmart Store. Westwood, New Jersey. 27 staff from October 29. Transdev Services. Neptune, New Jersey. 50 staff from September 30
  • Bristol Myers Squibb. One hundred eight layoffs across Lawrence, Princeton, Berkeley Heights, Pennington, and New Brunswick. Commencing November 11.
  • Nestle USA. Freehold, New Jersey. Two hundred ten employees from November 17.
  • Labcorp Early Development Laboratories. Somerset, New Jersey. 78 staff from November 17
  • KeHE Distributors. 13 Remote Workers in New Jersey August from November 15.
  • CVS Health. Various locations throughout New Jersey. Two hundred seven employees from November 11.
  • Sheraton Mahwah. Mahwah, New Jersey. 91 staff from December 15.
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals. Hanover, New Jersey. 103 staff from November 24.
  • Premier Glass USA. Williamstown, New Jersey. 48 staff from September 29
  • T Mobile USA. 50 staff across various locations in New Jersey from November 23.
  • AT&T. Middletown, Bedminster, Paramus, Trenton. 62 staff from November 23.

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