Last fall, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill into law that changed the New Jersey’s worker’s compensation insurance system to address COVID-19 illnesses. The change, which is retroactive to March 9, 2020, creates a rebuttable presumption that workers defined as “essential employees” that become sick from COVID-19 had contracted the disease as part of a […]
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On this weekend’s edition of NJBIA’s “Minding Your Business,” NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka discusses the latest news for New Jersey business in 2021 – including the recently enacted economic incentive program and the increased minimum wage. Kristina Henderson, the reigning Mrs. New Jersey and owner of NJBIA-member business Henderson Promos – also joins […]
It’s the dead of winter and COVID-19 restrictions continue to assail the restaurant and hospitality industry. But legislative efforts are continuing to help many of these surviving establishments, which have been the hardest hit during the pandemic. “It is a positive to see that our policymakers understand the very serious plight of our dining industry and are taking action,” said NJBIA Vice President of […]
An annual survey that gauges people’s faith in their institutions finds they are more trustful of businesses, than their national government or the media. The annual 2021 Edelman Trust Barometer, which surveyed 33,000 people in 28 countries, found that trust has dropped precipitously in the world’s two largest economies: the U.S. and China. In the […]
The Internal Revenue Service is reminding businesses and other payors that the revised Form 1099-MISC, Miscellaneous Income and the new Form 1099-NEC, Nonemployee Compensation must be furnished to most recipients by Feb. 1, 2021. Copies of both forms can be viewed online here. The IRS revised Form 1099-MISC for the 2020 tax year to accommodate […]