NJBIA Vice President of Government Affairs Ray Cantor will serve as a panelist on March 9 hosted by the Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast (BCONE). The discussion, entitled “Aligning Regulatory Climate Change Risk with Development Decision Making” takes place as the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is about to formally propose climate change […]
New Jersey Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman announced this week that the state is extending several COVID-19-related childcare assistance programs through the end of June to support families and child care providers impacted by the pandemic. The extensions include programs that have helped families pay for childcare during remote schooling and support the sustainability […]
As the number of employees returning for in-person work rises, so does the concern of workplace liabilities relating to contracting COVID-19. Last week, NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka discussed this topic with NJ Spotlight News Business Correspondent, and host of NJ Business Beat, Rhonda Schaffler. “Business liability protections are a really big deal for […]
On this weekend’s edition of NJBIA’s “Minding Your Business,” NJBIA Vice President of Government Affairs Christopher Emigholz discusses the latest bills aimed at helping small business that are currently floating through the Legislature, as well as the positives from the recently enacted New Jersey Economic Recovery Act of 2020. Ralph Weaver, founder and CEO of East West Connection, also […]
A report from USAFacts shows that black women are more likely to own their business than any other group of women. The report states that in 2018, 19% of all employer-based businesses were led by women. At the same time, 36.1% of all black-owned businesses were headed by women. To see the full report click here.