The Legislature on Monday is set to vote on a pair of bills supported by NJBIA that show state government is permanently leaning into some of the business flexibilities granted during the pandemic. The bills on the agenda would modernize laws governing public notaries and shareholder meetings to permit notarized documents to be signed electronically and corporate shareholder meetings to be held virtually. The shareholder meeting legislation, S-3266/A-4918, sponsored by Senator Pat Diegnan (D-18) and […]
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The greater Atlantic City metropolitan area had the third largest employment decline in the nation in 2020, at almost 16%. The leisure and hospitality sector saw an almost 35% decline in employment. But early signs of post-pandemic recovery should mean good news for the Atlantic City and greater South Jersey economy according to the Summer […]
On this weekend’s edition of NJBIA’s “Minding Your Business,” NJBIA Chief Government Affairs Officer Chrissy Buteas discusses New Jersey’s state budget home stretch and new sexual harassment legislation that should be concerning for businesses. Also on this weekend’s episode, Anthony Saraceno, Head of Operations at Real Antique Wood in Irvington, discusses with host Bob Considine […]
Legislation that would temporarily expand summer working hours for certain minors and help address New Jersey’s current hiring crisis was championed by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association this week. Bill S-3963 (Sarlo, D-36) would permit minors between 16 and 18 years of age to work up to 50 hours in a week during […]
The home stretch of the FY22 budget season hits on Monday, when the Legislature is set to introduce its state budget bill. If the bill is voted out of committee early next week, which is anticipated, the Legislature could send it to Gov. Phil Murphy’s desk as early as Thursday, when voting sessions are scheduled […]