Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Nicholas Scutari, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, introduced legislation today to seek voter approval of a constitutional amendment in 2020 to legalize adult-use marijuana in New Jersey. “We are moving forward with a plan to seek voter approval to legalize adult-use marijuana in New Jersey,” Sweeney said. “We […]
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Congress has reached an agreement in principle to give communications companies, regulators and law enforcement more tools to stop illegal robocalls, according to U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and sponsor of the House version of the bill, H.R. 3375. Different versions of the bill have passed the […]
Small businesses would not be able to use contractors for their non-essential tasks like payroll or janitorial services under legislation that has cleared both the Assembly and Senate labor committees. This morning, the Assembly Labor Committee released A-5936 (Egan, D-17), while the Senate Labor Committee advanced S-4204 last Thursday. NJBIA Vice President Mike Wallace testified […]
Perhaps the biggest problem with job descriptions is businesses do not spend enough time working on them. After all, they’re just to document the file, right? Employers who approach job descriptions this way are playing with fire. At NJBIA’s Performance Evaluation seminar on Friday, attorney Michael A. Shadiack of Connell Foley in Roseland demonstrated how […]
Now that the election is over, the Legislature is back for that time-honored tradition known as the lame duck voting session—that period between Election Day and the swearing in of the newly elected representatives, which this year will be on Jan. 14. So now is the perfect time to talk about advocacy. My previous ChamberLink […]