Call to Action Legislation that would increase workers compensation costs for most private employers in New Jersey is in position for a final legislative vote, which could happen before the end of March. If the Assembly approves the bill, it will be sent to the Governor for his consideration. NJBIA urges members to contact their state […]
A-617 (Moriarty, Bramnick, Benson, Wimberly, Andrzejczak) Prohibits advertisers from sending unsolicited text messages and requires telecommunications companies that sell text messaging services to offer customers the option of blocking all incoming and outgoing text messages. Violators may be fined $500 for the first violation and up to $1,000 for subsequent violations. Signed by the Governor […]
This year NJBIA’s efforts to stop another minimum wage increase and a statewide paid leave mandate helped make it the most active organization lobbying the state government, according to a report by the NJ Election Law Enforcement Commission.
AJR-46 (Schaer, Eustace, Benson, Johnson, Pinkin, Singer, Gordon) Creates a nine-member New Jersey Biotechnology Task Force that will communicate with the biotechnology industry and develop recommendations for actions that the state can take to attain and attract new biotechnology companies to New Jersey. Signed by the Governor on August 31, 2016 (P.L.2016, JR-5) Effective Date: […]
“The New Jersey Business & Industry Association is appreciative that the Legislature and Governor are discussing a plan that balances the state’s need for infrastructure improvements with much needed tax relief. However, the bill approved by the Assembly early Tuesday morning did not contain a phase-out of the estate tax and, therefore, does not provide […]