Sen. Paul Sarlo (D-36) introduced legislation on Friday to promote workplace safety by conforming the new recreational cannabis law with existing state and federal standards for regulated industries and professions. “Now that recreational marijuana use has been legalized we need to take additional steps to protect both employees and employers in jobs where safety standards are needed,” Sarlo said in […]
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The Trenton Downtown Association, a nonprofit organization that supports the business district in New Jersey’s capital, recently named NJBIA Chief Business Relations Officer Wayne Staub to a three-year term on its board of directors. Staub said Friday he was honored by the appointment and would use his expertise in working with the state’s business community […]
On this weekend’s edition of NJBIA’s “Minding Your Business,” NJBIA Chief Government Affairs Officer Chrissy Buteas discusses Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed FY22 budget, which includes the first full pension payment since 1996, but also a historic amount of spending. Also featured on this weekend’s edition, clips from NJBIA’s recent “Bridging the Gap” two-day summit connecting […]
Q: Are employees required to be paid when inclement weather forces the company to close? When Mother Nature takes over and it is not feasible to open, or remain open due to inclement weather, this question often comes up: Do we have to pay our employees? Many companies have an inclement weather policy in their […]
A Tax Foundation analysis released his week shows New Jersey corporations pay the highest combined state and federal corporate income tax rate (30.1%) in the nation. Forty-four states and the District of Columbia, have corporate income taxes on the books, with top rates ranging from North Carolina’s single rate of 2.5% to a top marginal […]