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Weekly business updates in an e-newsletter

Companies Ready for the Impending White Collar Exemption Rule

November 22nd, 2016 —   Update (11/23): Judge Suspends Rule Expanding Overtime for Millions of Workers Original story follows: The “white collar” exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act will go into effect on December 1, 2016. Under the new rule, announced last May, any ...Read More

Member News – NJIT

November 22nd, 2016 — The Division of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) welcomed 20 high-level government officials and executives from Shanghai for a five-day professional development program focusing on the topics of urban planning and redevelopment, transportation planning, ...Read More

Member News – St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center

November 22nd, 2016 —   St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), Paterson, N.J., recognizes its staff member Michael Lange, MD, epidemiologist, as a recipient of the Legends in Medicine & Healthcare Award presented by the Leon Smith Infectious Diseases Foundation at the 5th Annual ...Read More

Member News – Hackensack Meridian Health

November 22nd, 2016 — Hackensack Meridian Health and JFK Health announced an executive Letter of Intent (LOI) between the organizations regarding a potential affiliation. The two companies came to an agreement on an affiliation after reviewing many factors that would benefit both. The proposed ...Read More

Member News – Pashman Stein Walder Hayden

November 22nd, 2016 — Pashman Stein Walder Hayden’s Justin P. Walder, a co-chair of the litigation practice in Hackensack, N.J., is the recipient of the “2016 Gerald B. O’Connor Award” by the New Jersey Association of Justice. Mr. Walder was selected by a group ...Read More

Member News – Next Level Performance

November 17th, 2016 —   Next Level Performance, a Dittman company, was awarded the New Jersey SmartCEO Corporate Culture Award for building a thriving culture through recognition and engagement. The Corporate Culture Awards celebrate a select number of companies in New Jersey who have ...Read More

Member News – Excel Environmental Resources, KRS CPAs, CohnReznick

November 17th, 2016 —   Leading Women Entrepreneurs named its 2016 Top 25 Leading Women Entrepreneurs of New Jersey. Among the winners, CIANJ recognizes Laura Dodge, Excel Environmental Resources; Maria Rollins, KRS CPAs; and Tracy Fink, CohnReznick, for their noteworthy achievement. All the nominated ...Read More

Y International USA Opens its First U.S. Export Distribution Center

November 17th, 2016 —   Y International USA, a division of LuLu Group International, opened its first U.S. export food processing and logistics plant distribution center in Lyndhurst, N.J. The goal of the export facility is to take U.S. based food products: purchase, process, ...Read More

Member News – Lakeland Bank

November 17th, 2016 — Lakeland Bank’s board of directors participated in “Helping Hands” a group annual strategic planning session on Nov. 2, 2016. The corporate team-building activity raises awareness for people in developing countries around the world that are in desperate need of prosthetic ...Read More

Member News – Holy Name Medical Center

November 17th, 2016 — Holy Name Medical Center hosted the 2016 MS Center Awards Reception at II Villaggio in Carlstadt, N.J. to raise funds for multiple sclerosis research, patient assessments and treatments. More than 275 friends, family members, benefactors, community officials, and physicians attended ...Read More