By Bob Helbig Looking for some recognition? A program is seeking to honor New Jersey companies that qualify as Top Workplaces in the eyes of their employees. Aside from earning a pat on the back, the companies could benefit from recruiting new employees and cutting turnover. “Top Workplaces is more than just recognition,” said Doug […]
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Health savings accounts (HSAs) have become an affordable healthcare option for a growing number of employees. Like many government programs, contribution limits are going to change in the new year. As Dan Caplinger explains in The Motley Fool: Maximum contribution levels will go up, letting savers put more money aside in HSAs. Minimum annual deductible […]
Retail sales in October increased 0.4 percent over September on a seasonally adjusted basis and were up 5.6 percent year-over-year unadjusted, according to calculations released today by the National Retail Federation (NRF). The numbers exclude automobiles, gasoline stations and restaurants. “Today’s pickup in retail sales shows a healthy pace of spending and a sign of ongoing […]
Close to 10,000 pieces of legislation have been introduced in the New Jersey Senate and Assembly so far this year, and NJBIA’s five-member Government Affairs team is working on more than 3,300 of them. So why is the team adding to its workload by getting involved with a local issue, namely, the proposed 1 percent […]
A nationwide survey found a larger share of employers are offering health benefits to their employees than any time since 2013, suggesting companies nationally are heading in the opposite direction of employers in New Jersey. Sixth Annual Transamerica Center for Health Studies Employers Survey found that 85 percent of employers offered health benefits to their […]