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Business Beat

Weekly business updates in an e-newsletter

Archer & Greiner Chairman James Carll to Be Honored by Rutgers

November 30th, 2012 — Archer & Greiner Chairman James H. Carll will be honored at a Dec. 7 event benefitting the Rutgers University Alfredo Santiago Endowed Scholarship, which provides financial assistance to graduates of the LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden who enroll ...Read More

CIANJ trek to D.C.

November 30th, 2012 — CIANJ members make their annual trip to Capitol Hill this week and met with the NJ delegation to impress upon them the concerns of the business community. This year’s participants included CEOs, accountants, educators, attorneys, government affairs specialists, retail merchants ...Read More

Minimum wage bill approved

November 30th, 2012 — The state Senate voted 23-16 on Thursday to approve a 17 percent increase in the minimum wage, despite objections from CIANJ and its colleagues. The business coalition asserted that the new $8.50 hourly rate will drive up labor costs and ...Read More

Business owner eligible for disaster benefits

November 16th, 2012 — If your business was shuttered by Hurricane Sandy, you may be eligible for unemployment benefits from the Disaster Unemployment Assistance program, administered through the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development. As corporate officers, business owners are not ordinarily eligible ...Read More

Minimum wage on Senate hearing agenda

November 16th, 2012 — Minimum wage will be before the state Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee again on Monday when lawmakers debate whether to approve a 17 percent increase — plus annual adjustments tied to inflation. Just last month the committee released a similar ...Read More

Archer & Greiner, P.C. to host seminar about Hurricane Sandy assistance

November 16th, 2012 — Archer & Greiner, P.C. Is Hosting A Complimentary Seminar To Offer Assistance To Those Affected by Hurricane Sandy   Archer & Greiner P.C., together with Marathon Engineering and Environmental Services Inc., and South Jersey Engineers, will host a complimentary seminar ...Read More

Doing Business in China

November 9th, 2012 — ‘Doing Business in China’ Build Your Export Markets by Attending a Program Devoted to one of the most Important Markets Breakfast Seminar on November 14, 2012 at FDU’s Metropolitan Campus   Teaneck, NJ (October 3, 2012) Fairleigh Dickinson University invites ...Read More

Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Welcomes Trust and Estate Associate

November 9th, 2012 — Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Welcomes  Trust and Estate Associate November 5, 2012 Bridgewater, NJ (November 5, 2012) – The Bridgewater-based law firm of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., welcomes a new associate, Abbey Horwitz, to its Estate Planning and Administration ...Read More

Building our Future bond approved

November 9th, 2012 — Voters overwhelmingly (62 percent) approved the $750 million bond question to finance construction of classrooms, laboratories and libraries at state colleges and universities. It marks the first time in 24 years that the state agreed to invest in higher education. ...Read More

Tax deadline extended

November 9th, 2012 — Businesses still reeling from Hurricane Sandy now have until Nov. 14 to file their taxes, after Gov. Chris Christie agreed to extended the deadline for affected businesses. State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff ordered the Division of Taxation to grant hardship waivers ...Read More