Commissioner's Gallery - 2016
NEWTON, N.J., December 1, 2016 – Acting Labor Commissioner Aaron Fichtner (blue shirt) helps volunteers assemble packages for Sussex County families in need as part of Governor Christie’s Season of Service.
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., November 4, 2016 Labor Department Chief of Staff Gregory Townsend (center) discusses veterans services with Veterans Business Representative Veronica Jones and State Veterans Program Coordinator Wayne Smith at the Middlesex County Veterans Job and Services Fair.
WHIPPANY, N.J., November 3, 2016 Acting Labor Commissioner Aaron R. Fichtner, Ph.D., (left) volunteered as a guide, helping veterans access services from the more than 50 service organizations at the event.
SOMERSET, N.J., November 2, 2016 Acting Labor Commissioner Aaron R. Fichtner, Ph.D., (far left) participated in a panel on growing the food industry in New Jersey, along with Sam Schatz, Director of Corporate Development at AeroFarms and Senator Tom Kean. Rutgers Food Innovation Center
TEANECK, N.J., October 13, 2016 Alice Hunnicutt, Director, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services; Dr. Howard Lerner, Superintendent, Bergen County Special Services; Bergen County Executive James J. Tedesco III;
SOMERSET, N.J., October 7, 2016 – Acting Commissioner Aaron R. Fichtner accepts a “Made in NJ Honor Roll Award” on behalf of the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development at NJMEP’s 5th annual Made in New Jersey event in Somerset, New Jersey
TRENTON, N.J., September 16, 2016 Pictured left to right: Chief of Staff Gary Hasenbalg; O. Wayne Smith, State Veterans Program Coordinator; Bob Looby, Chairman of the Employment, Homeless & Education Committee, New Jersey American Legion; Veronica Jones, recipient of the VBR of the Year Award; Edwin Morgan, recipient of the DVOP of the Year Award; Catherine Starghill, Executive Director of Workforce Operations and Business Services; and Deputy Commissioner Aaron Fichtner.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., September 14, 2016 Deputy Labor Commissioner Aaron R. Fichtner (right), joined by GSETA President Eileen Higgins and Allison Spinelli, Executive Director of the Cumberland County
COLLINGSWOOD, N.J., September 2, 2016 – Deputy Labor Commissioner Aaron R. Fichtner, PhD delivered remarks at the 122nd Annual Peter J. McGuire Labor Day Observance in Collingswood.
COLLINGSWOOD, N.J., September 2, 2016 – Deputy Labor Commissioner Aaron R. Fichtner, PhD offered remarks at the site of the Peter J. McGuire Memorial alongside Southern New Jersey Central Labor Council President Bob Schiavinato and Congressman Donald Norcross.
Trenton, NJ Jul-18-16 Governor Christie Announces Departure of Long-Serving Labor Commissioner
WEST WINDSOR, N.J., May 26, 2016 SETC Chairman Dennis Bone, Labor Commissioner Harold J. Wirths, OSHE Chief of Staff Elizabeth Garlatti, NJBIA President Michele Siekerka, SETC Acting Executive Director Sheryl Hutchison, Mercer County College President Dr. Jianping Wang, NGA Director Martin Simon, Deputy Labor Commissioner Dr. Aaron Fichtner and Deputy Education Commissioner Peter Shulman at the High Quality Partnership Summit held at Mercer County College in West Windsor.
Trenton, NJ-May12, 2016 New Jersey Labor Commissioner Harold J. Wirths (2nd left) testifies before the New Jersey Senate Budget Committee. Commissioner Wirths is seated with members of his executive staff (left to right),Chief Financial Officer Bob Voorhees, Deputy Commissioner Aaron Fichtner and Assistant Commissioner Ronald Marino.
Trenton, NJ, May 11, 2016 Governor Christie Announces Unprecedented Business Tax Relief
NEWARK, N.J., March 24, 2016 – Labor Commissioner Harold J. Wirths, Governor Chris Christie, and AeroFarms Chief Marketing Officer Marc Oshima at a press conference on jobs and the economy at AeroFarms in Newark. AeroFarms is the world's largest indoor vertical farm growing leafy greens and herbs without sunlight, soil or pesticides.
NEWARK, N.J., March 24, 2016 – Labor Commissioner Harold J. Wirths joined Governor Chris Christie at a press conference on jobs and the economy, announcing that the state’s unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent in February.
HACKENSACK, N.J., January 27, 2016 Senior Counselor Joseph Homer explains the services available at the Bergen County One-Stop Career Center at today’s Project Homeless Connect event held at the Bergen County Housing, Health and Human Services Center in Hackensack.