On Thursday, the Assembly Appropriations Committee released Assembly Bill No. 1978 (Pinkin D-18, Kennedy D-22, and McKeon D-27) and Senate Bill No. 864 (Smith D-17 and Greenstein D-14). These bills would ban single use plastic and paper bags as well as polystyrene foam containers. The bans would take effect in 18 months. The committee vote […]
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Thousands of New Jersey employees have been working from their homes since COVID-19 closed many nonessential workplaces in March. But doing so without a written company-wide “remote work” policy means their employers may be putting the business at risk for potentially expensive litigation. That was the warning delivered by attorney Zev Singer, a partner at […]
This year’s holiday retail sales are likely to be muted, with growth of 1% to 1.5% compared to last year that will generate sales of about than $1.1 billion during the November to January timeframe, according to Deloitte’s annual estimate for 2020. However, e-commerce sales are expected to balloon by 25% to 35% year over […]
Tune in this weekend as NJBIA’s new TV show, “Minding Your Business,” celebrates the winners of our New Good Neighbor Awards, whose outstanding redevelopment projects have enhanced their communities and improved New Jersey’s overall economic landscape. “Minding your Business,” with host Bob Considine, is broadcast on News 12+ at 9:30 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. […]
Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leaders celebrated an agreement on a $400 million income tax increase tax this week as part of the current FY2021 budget negotiations. But unfortunately the realities and the intent of this oft-proposed income tax increase are two things. The revised FY2021 budget will raise the state’s gross income tax rate […]