Fatalities from falls continue to be a leading cause of death in the construction industry, so federal regulators are again encouraging employers to engage their workers about being safe. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is encouraging businesses to have a “Safety Stand-Down” from May 8 to May 12. NJBIA’s legal hotline provider […]
The other day, one of our members called the Member Action Center to ask if they had to pay employees for travel time during the work day. The short answer is yes. The U.S. Department of Labor regards travel that’s part of an employee’s job duties to count against the 40-hour work week. You can […]
– Background: What is Procurement? – Procurement is the act by which a business can contract its goods or services to the government, generally through a bid process. However, in order to be considered for a procurement opportunity with New Jersey government, whether on the state or local level, a business must first meet certain […]
The New Jersey Business & Industry Association today announced the creation of the Municipal Assistance Program (MAP) to help NJBIA members navigate an often challenging regulatory environment at the local level, including permitting, rent control, zoning and traffic-related issues. The MAP will become part of NJBIA’s successful Member Action Center (MAC), which provides members with […]
The Member Action Center run by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) tackles business questions every day. Our hotline (1-800-499-4419) and email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) are always buzzing with requests for help from businesses just like yours. Below we summarize the most common human resource (HR) questions we get.