NJBIA in the News

These business news headlines are culled daily from dozens of news publications and sources across the state and nation.


$15 Minimum Wage Unlikely in 2017
NJ Spotlight, Dec. 20, 2016

$15 Minimum Wage Hike Dead Until 2018
NJ.com, December 17, 2016

Getting Dow to Business with Opportunity NJ
The Sandpaper.Net, December 14, 2016

NJ Business Cautiously Optimistic for 2017
KYW News Radio, December 9, 2016

Fight for $15 Supporters Rally at Newark Airport
NJTV News, November 29, 2016

United Begins Direct Service to Havana
NJTV News, November 29, 2016

Business Leaders Discuss NJ's Affordability Problem
Tap-into-Westfield.net, November 15, 2016

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Resurgent in NJ
NJ Spotlight, Nov. 8, 2016

Oroho to speak at ELC meeting 
New Jersey Herald, Nov. 8 2016

Oroho, Business Leaders Tout Benefits of TTF Law
New Jersey Herald, Nov. 1, 2016

Jaffe Morning Report
Tap in New Brunswick, Oct. 19, 2016

CEO Honored for Prestigious Award
Asbury Park Press, Oct. 19, 2016

Businesses Get An Advocate in Trenton with NJBIA
NJ.com, Oct. 19, 2016

Minimum Wage Laws Provoke Talk, No Action
Jersey Journal, Oct. 16, 2016

Governor Christie Signs Gas Tax Hike
NJ1015.com, Oct. 15, 2016

Leaders debate $15 minimum wage
Hudson County View, Oct. 12, 2016

Business Association Honors Companies
Asbury Park Press, Sept. 25, 2016

Siekerka keynote speaker Sept. 16 at Monmouth-Ocean Development Council
Asbury Park Press Business Calendar, Sept. 5, 2016

Winners and Losers the Last Day Before Labor Day
Observer PolitckerNJ, Sept. 2, 2016

Christie Vetoes Minimum Wage Sponsored by Democrats
South Korea Portal, Sept. 2, 2016

Governor Vetoes $15 Minimum Wage
NJ.com, August 30, 2016

NJ Governor Vetoes Minimum Wage Hike
Reuters, August 30, 2016

Christie Veto of $15 Minimum Wage Sets Up Push for Constitutional Amendment
Politico, August 30, 2016

Christie Vetoes Minimum Wage Increase
Burlington County Times, Aug. 30, 2016

Christie Vetoes ‘Really Radical’ Minimum Wage Increase
New York Times, Aug. 30, 2106

 NJ’s Christie Vetoes Minimum Wage Bill
The Wall Street Journal, Aug. 30, 2016

Kean: State Must Act on Anti-Competitive Estate Tax
Asbury Park Press Op-Ed, Aug. 26, 2016

Central Jersey Pharm Firm Wins Business Award
CentralJersey.com, Aug. 26, 2016

Christie faces deadline to act on $15 minimum wage
Associated Press, August 20, 2016

Senate Fails to Act on Pension Amendment
NJ Spotlight, August 9, 2016

Drowning in flood from taxpayers fleeing NY, NJ
Standard Speaker (Hazelton, Pa), July 29, 2016

Stopping NJ Companies from Shifting Revenue to States with Lower Business Taxes
NJ Spotlight, July 26, 2016

Parker at Monroe earns NJBIA  New Good Neighbor Award
East Brunswick Sentinel (Greater Media Newspapers), July 26, 2016

What’s Going on With NJ Gas and Estate Tax?
Jewish Link of New Jersey, July 24, 2016

How Roadwork Shutdown Affects Local Businesses
Atlantic City Press, July 23, 2016

Business Notes: New Urbanism Wins Award
NJ.com (Jersey Journal), July 20, 2016

Christie orders halt to road projects
TapintoSouthPlainfield.net, July 5, 2016

$15 Minimum Wage Passes Assembly
PolitickerNJ, May 26, 2016
Op-Ed: Assembly Should Reject $15 Minimum Wage
Asbury Park Press, May 25, 2016

NJBIA Salutes the Big Impact of Small Business
TapInto.Net South Brunwsick-Cranbury, May 3, 2016

Senator Proposes Plan to Triple Estate Tax Exemption to $2.5M
NJ Spotlight, April 19, 2016

Speaking Out on Tax Fairness
Tap into East Brunswick, April 19, 2016

2016 NJBIA Workforce Development Summit: Opportunities Abound
New Jersey Business magazine, April 19, 2016

Businesses Get Unemployment Tax Break
Courier Post Online, April 12, 2016

NJ Businesses Receive $200M Tax Break Due to Solvent Jobless Fund
NJ Business magazine, April 12, 2016

Outmigration: Looking Past the 'Teppering' Point
City Journal Magazine, April 11, 2016

NJ Businesses Brace for $15 Minimum Wage
Asbury Park Press, April 11, 2016

Barrage of Ads Costing Millions Expected to Be Spent on Ballot Questions
WCBS-TV Philadelphia (Associated Press story), March 28, 2016

Business Lobby Sounds Alarm Over $15 Minimum Wage Again
NJ Spotlight, March 28, 2016

No Contracts for Inverted Companies
Bloomberg, March 28, 2016

States Vie With Feds to Punish Company Moves Abroad
U.K. Daily Mail (Reuters), March 15, 2016

NJ Estate Tax Phaseout Clears First Hurdle
Asbury Park Press, February 29, 2016

Warning: NJ in Midst of Millennial Outmigration
NJ Spotlight, February 16, 2016

Millennials, Industry Exodus Permeate NJ Bankers Form
MyCentralJersey.com, January 20, 2016

A look back - and ahead - in Mercer County | Editorial
The Times of Trenton, December 31, 2015

NJ workers without retirement plans may get IRA option
Press of Atlantic City, December 29, 2015

NJ workers without retirement plans may get IRA option
Press of Atlantic City, December 29, 2015

Behind Bergen County’s Blue Laws
NJTV News, November 26, 2015

4 Jersey Shore employers hiring now
Asbury Park Press, November 19, 2015

Manufacturers looking to hire in NJ (really!)
November 1, 2015, Asbury Park Press

What will change in New Jersey after Election Day?
The Inquirer, October 31, 2015

NJ Paid Sick Leave
WMBC-TV, October 28, 2015

Obamacare insurance rates rise 5% in NJ
The Record, October 26, 29015

N.J. minimum wage to remain at $8.38 an hour in 2016
The Record, September 22, 2015

Manufacturing Week summit set at OCC September 30
Asbury Park Press, September 21, 2015

How does NJ growth compare with everybody else?
Asbury Park Press, June 10, 2015

NJ business groups vow to fight paid sick leave law in Trenton
JD Supra Business Advisor, March 10, 2015

New complex business litigation program a work in progress
New Jersey Law Journal, March 10, 2015

NJ law permits sale of water infrastructure
The Inquirer, February 9, 2015

Bottom Lines: NJ's buy-American bill went bust as matter of sanity
Press of Atlantic City, February 7, 2015

Bill would outlaw mandatory arbitration in consumer contracts
New Jersey Law Journal, February 6, 2015

Anca Cotet-Grecu receives Bright Idea Award
Seton Hall University, November 19, 2014

Open space measure ties Trenton's hands
Asbury Park Press, November 5, 2014

Montclair, Trenton voters approve paid sick leave ordinances
NJTV Online, November 5, 2014

The myths on Common Core: Opinion
The Star Ledger, September 9, 2014

The growth of workforce development
InsuranceNewsNet, August 29, 2014

Don’t mandate paid sick leave
Asbury Park Press, August 9, 2014

Flemington's Stangl Factory a 'catalyst for change' in Hunterdon County seat
Hunterdon County Democrat, August 9, 2014

6-ton mobile classroom gets rolling
NJ Business, July 14, 3014

UHC says it will sell on the exchange in 2015
Insurancenews.net, July 11, 2014

Are you getting a raise this year?
NJ 101.5, May 15, 2014

Federal proposal calls for hike in salaried wages
Press of Atlantic City, March 13, 2014

Bill seeks to protect workers during snowstorms and other emergencies
Burlington County Times, March 13, 2014

NJBIA president Phil Kirschner to retire
NJ BIZ, March 6, 2014

Business group hails Rutgers Initiative
Burlington County Times, March 7, 2014

Businesses help students stay up to date on real-world education
Press of Atlantic City, March 6, 2014

Obamacare Q&A: Why is the law changing again?
Asbury Park Press, February 12, 2014

Bottom Lines: Business leader looks to build on momentum of 2013
Press of Atlantic City, February 8, 2014

Guarantee of paid sick days stirs debate
The Record, February 9, 2014

Will hiring increase this year?
NJ 101.5, January 28, 2013

Is the minimum wage ripple effect real?
NJ 101.5, January 23, 2013

Will Chris Christie lead New Jersey to prosperity?
Asbury Park Press, January 6, 2014

Businesses pressured to pay for sick leave
Press of Atlantic City, January 4, 2013

NJ prepares to cope with minimum wage increase
Politicker NJ, December 24, 2013

Year was eventful for S.J. business
Courier Post, December 31, 2013

Surveys: NJ economy will improve
Burlington County Times, December 23, 2013

NJ business owners share outlook for '14
Philly.com, November 26, 2013

Jobs go unfilled due to lack of skills
NJ 101.5, November 25, 2013

Growing the Garden State
City Journal, November 12, 2013

Will Obamacare mean higher premiums for companies? 
The Star-Ledger, November 11, 2013

Opinion: NJ businesses can't afford mandated sick leave
South Jersey, November 10, 2013

Working two jobs for $450 per week
Hudson Reporter, November 10, 2013

Health reform brings uncertainty for firms
TH Online.com, November 2013 

New Jersey votes for higher minimum wage
NASC Online, November 8, 2013

Backers of NJ wage increase cheer voters' approval
The Inquirer, November 6, 2013

NJ voters approve minimum wage hike
USA Today, November 5, 2013

NJ businesses scramble, as voters say yes to $1 wage hike
The Washington Times, November 6, 2013

Minimum wage hike passes
Asbury Park Press, November 6, 2013

Higher wage is approved in New Jersey
New York Times, November 6, 2013

African-American Chamber: Amending Constitution for wage hike bad policy
PolitickerNJ, November 5, 2013

Higher minimum wage will hurt economy
PolitickerNJ, October 22, 2012

Paid sick-leave fight headed to Newark
NJBIZ, October 22, 2013

Being green is "built in" at Wyndham Worldwide
Wall Street Journal, October 18, 2013

Save NJ jobs by saving our constitution
PhillyBurbs.com, October 16

Businesses Still Face Challenges from Sandy [SERIES]
NJ 101.5, October 15 

Day laborers often silent victims of wage theft
The Record, October 13, 2013

NJBIA Wins SNJ Business Impact Award
South New Jersey, September 28, 2013

New Jersey minimum wage ballot fight heats up
The Record, September 29, 2013

Affordable Care Act deadline for businesses arrives Tuesday
Press of Atlantic City, September 29, 2013

Second-language program a win for NJ firms
The Inquirer, September 6, 2013