Six New Jersey Business Associations Reach Agreement with City Of Trenton to Delay Enforcement of Trenton Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association, New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce, New Jersey Food Council, New Jersey Retail Merchants Association, New Jersey Restaurant Association and the National Federation of Independent Businesses today reached an agreement with the City of Trenton that would place on hold the enforcement of the city’s mandatory paid sick…

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NJBIA Urges Labor Committee to Say No to Local Minimum Wage Laws

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association today urged the Assembly Labor Committee to vote no on legislation (A-3912) that would explicitly authorize municipalities, counties, and other governing bodies to enact their own individual minimum wage laws. The committee is scheduled to consider the bill tomorrow. “New Jersey employers could be forced to follow literally…

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Six NJ Business Associations File Complaint to Invalidate Trenton Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association, New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce, New Jersey Food Council, New Jersey Restaurant Association, New Jersey Retail Merchants Association and National Federation of Independent Businesses today filed a complaint to overturn the Trenton ordinance providing for mandatory paid sick leave. The ordinance was approved by Trenton voters in…

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NJBIA Urges Assembly to Reject Paid Sick Leave Mandate

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association continues to strongly oppose the mandatory paid sick leave bill now poised for a vote in the state Assembly. The legislation was approved today by the Assembly Budget Committee sending the proposal on for a floor vote in the lower house. The bill would require all employers with…

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NJBIA Calls on Labor Committee to Reject New Paid Leave Mandate

When it meets on Monday, the Assembly Labor Committee should not approve a paid sick leave mandate because it could hurt small businesses and not achieve its intended effects, according to the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA). “Many small businesses are already struggling without being hit with another government mandate,” NJBIA Assistant Vice…

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Small Businesses Cannot Afford State-Mandated Paid Sick Leave, NJBIA Says

A paid sick leave mandate would hurt small businesses, penalize companies that already provide paid time off and not accomplish what supporters say it will, according to the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA). NJBIA Assistant Vice President Stefanie Riehl, who is scheduled to testify at the Thursday committee hearing, said a better approach…

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