Democrats win most local contests in Union County

Angie Devanney has been elected mayor in Berkeley Heights. She is the wife of former Union County Manager George Devanney and a former Township Administrator in the typically Republican community. Devanney, a Democrat, defeated the GOP’s Robert Woodruff with 2,806…

Assembly protecting call center jobs

The state Assembly passed legislation supported by Communication Workers of America to protect jobs by ensuring that companies that offshore New Jersey call center jobs to overseas locations do not reap the rewards of taxpayer-funded grants, loans, and tax credits.…

GM offers buyouts to 18,000 workers

General Motors announced it would offer buyouts to 18,000 salaried employees in North America with 12 or more years of experience, shortly after it released strong third-quarter financial results, with a 10.2-percent profit margin on earnings of $2.8 billion in…