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 […]
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A couple of important votes in the mid-term election haven’t received a lot of attention on the East Coast, but they may point the way to where New Jersey is headed in the near future. On Nov. 6, voters in three states approved marijuana legalization: Utah and Missouri voters approved legalization of medical marijuana, while […]
Changes to the tax law mean small businesses can immediately expense more of the cost of certain business property, and many can write off most depreciable assets in the year they are placed into service. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), passed in December 2017, made tax law changes that will affect virtually every […]
Employee turnover is at an all-time high in the United States but remains well below the national average in the eleven-state Northeast region, according to a Survey by Salary.com. Overall, voluntary turnover (separations not initiated by the employer) is 14.2 percent for the nation, while in the Northeast, it is 12.5 percent. Total turnover, which […]
WASHINGTON – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Nov. 13 launched the Cleaner Trucks Initiative (CTI) to further decrease nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from on-highway heavy-duty trucks and engines. He was joined by EPA Office of Air and Radiation Assistant Administrator Bill Wehrum, White House officials, state partners, labor representatives, and leaders […]