NJBIA’s 62nd annual Business Outlook Survey results revealed the great challenges brought on by COVID-19 for the year. But some of the concerns of the more than 1,000 respondents are critical to other discussions right now. Front and center is legislation to legalize recreational cannabis, which has been amended to weaken an employer’s ability to have a drug-free workplace, even in safety-sensitive […]
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Shane Brockwell drops by on “Other People’s Business” to talk about the value that Insperity’s HR solutions brings to clients, as well as the value of Paul Newman’s Daytona Rolex, his time in military school and “The Umbrella Academy.” Click here to watch the episode, or on the video link below. “Other People’s Business” is a […]
This week, NJBIA sent a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy requesting the use of New Jersey’s unspent federal CARES Act funding to replenish the state’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund – as other states have done. “Given the low balance in the UI Fund, some sort of tax increase is inevitable,” NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka wrote to the governor. “But the magnitude of a $1 billion tax on jobs […]
Three former U.S. presidents have agreed to receive COVID-19 vaccinations with cameras rolling to help allay fears about the vaccine’s safety. But it could be that employers will be much more effective in convincing people to get vaccinated than politicians or celebrities. That’s what Richard Edelman, the CEO of Edelman, the world’s biggest PR firm, told Yahoo Finance in a report today. Edelman says his research shows the […]
The New Jersey Business Coalition (NJBC) submitted a letter to the Legislature this week urging a reversal of recent amendments to recreational cannabis legalization bills that weaken workplace safety and require added costs to businesses. NJBIA Vice President of Government Affairs Ray Cantor explained to NJ Spotlight News Business Correspondent Rhonda Schaffler that the legislation […]