Michael L. Diamond, The Asbury Park Press NJ

Michael L. Diamond

The Asbury Park Press NJ

Neptune Township, NJ, United States

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Recent articles by Michael:

Latest week of NJ unemployment claims are lowest since coronavirus pandemic began

New Jersey saw its lowest number of new unemployment claims filed the week ending May 23, a promising sign even as the claims systems remains inundated. → Read More

Coronavirus NJ: Why are unemployment benefits for so many still not getting paid?

More than a month after the coronavirus pandemic hit, many unemployed New Jerseyans still struggle with unemployment benefits, → Read More

Here's what this summer at the Jersey Shore could look like with coronavirus restrictions

Summer at the Jersey Shore means sunny beaches, fun on the boardwalks — and big crowds. Coronavirus has the tourism industry figuring out new rules. → Read More

COVID-19 visiting nurses home care: 'Extremely rewarding

Home health care nurses with the Visiting Nurse Association Health Group set their own fears aside to help sick and dying coronavirus patients. → Read More

Lawsuit: 3M says Manalapan company tried to sell respirators for 600 times list price

3M has sued Performance Supply LLC of Manalapan, accusing it of charging exorbitant prices for N95 respirators. → Read More

Coronavirus NJ: Auto insurers hand out credits, rebates as drivers stay home

Fewer vehicles on the road mean fewer accidents -- and a welcome break for insured drivers in New Jersey. → Read More

Hydroxychloroquine: Can malaria drug defend coronavirus? Rutgers researchers to find out

Rutgers Cancer Institute researchers have begun a clinical trial to answer a key question: Can a malaria drug defend against the coronavirus? → Read More

Coronavirus in NJ: Patients delaying surgery endure physical, emotional pain

The Jersey Shore's health care system is getting overrun by coronavirus, leaving patients awaiting elective surgery trying to cope with the pain. → Read More

Coronavirus in NJ: State was warned in 2015 about 'catastrophic' impact a flu-like disease could have

New Jersey was warned in a 2015 emergency plan about the impact of a devastating flu. The coronavirus has exposed its holes. → Read More

Coronavirus NJ: Did you lose your job? Here's how to file for unemployment benefits

New Jerseyans are losing their jobs at a record clip. Here's how to file for unemployment benefits. → Read More

Coronavirus in NJ: Jersey Shore hospital nurse fired as dispute over protective equipment flares

Hackensack Meridian fired an ER nurse who was outspoken about the lack of personal protection equipment at Jersey Shore in Neptune, his union says. → Read More

Coronavirus in NJ: State jobless rate soars to record 15.3% in April

New Jersey's job market collapsed in April as the coronavirus gripped the region, the state reported. → Read More

Jenkinson's, Casino Pier to host job fairs for summer tourism season

Summer must be getting close. Jenkinson's and Casino Pier are hiring more than 800 employees for tourism season. → Read More

Johnson & Johnson, faced with lawsuits, to stop selling talc-based Baby Powder in U.S.

Johnson & Johnson said it will stop selling talc-based Baby Powder in the U.S. after facing lawsuits. → Read More

Six Flags Great Adventure needs 4,000 workers. Here's how to get hired

Six Flags Great Adventure, one of the region's biggest tourism attractions, needs 4,000 workers. → Read More

Flu outbreak prompts Jersey Shore, Ocean Medical Center to clamp down on visitors

An active flu season has prompted Jersey Shore and Ocean Medical Center to restrict visitors to their hospitals. → Read More

Kevin Conery of Rumson, Wall Street exec, philanthropist and 'moral compass,' dies at 59

Kevin Conery was a managing director for many years at Piper Jaffray, but it was his moral compass that friends and family remember most. → Read More

Jobs NJ: Murphy promises it will match highly skilled workers with employers

"The employers are here, the employees are here," Gov. Phil Murphy said. "Our job is to make them meet and make them meet as seamlessly as possible." → Read More

NJ minimum wage to increase again Jan. 1, and this time tourism businesses aren't exempt

New Jersey's minimum wage will increase to $11 an hour Jan. 1, giving low-paid workers a raise and forcing business owners to adjust. → Read More

Hackensack Meridian: We paid ransom to hackers to stop hospital cyber-attack

The hospital owner Hackensack Meridian wouldn't say how much in ransom it paid the hackers. → Read More