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Member News – Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C.

October 24th, 2013 — David H. Nachman, Esq., one of the Managing Attorneys at Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C., a resident of Ridgewood, NJ, and an active member of the North Jersey/Rockland County Chapter of SHRM, will deliver a session at the …

Member News – Hackensack University Medical Center

October 24th, 2013 — Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce it has received the National Research Corporation (NRC) Consumer Choice Award for the 18th consecutive year—every year since the award’s inception. HackensackUMC also received the Consumer Choice Award for Jersey City. The award …

Member News – Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C.

October 24th, 2013 — David H. Nachman, Esq., one of the Managing Attorneys at Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group, P.C., a resident of Ridgewood, NJ, and an active member of the North Jersey/Rockland County Chapter of SHRM, will deliver a session at the …

Member News – Brach Eichler

October 24th, 2013 — Brach Eichler has announced the launch of a new government affairs subsidiary, Brach Eichler Government Affairs, LLC.  Based in Trenton, NJ, the full-service government affairs and lobbying firm will focus on government issues in New Jersey.  Former State Street Partners …

Member News – Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

October 24th, 2013 — Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) has been awarded its fourth consecutive “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national non-profit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. U.S. hospitals received a letter grade of …

EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities

October 24th, 2013 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its third year of greenhouse gas data detailing carbon pollution emissions and trends broken down by industrial sector, greenhouse gas, geographic region, and individual facility. The data, required to be collected annually by …

Funding Available To Spur Technology-Led Economic Development In Storm-Impacted Communities

October 24th, 2013 — Funding is available through the Stronger NJ Neighborhood and Community Revitalization (NCR) Program to support “Innovation Projects” in New Jersey’s nine most impacted storm-impacted counties.  Launched in September, the NCR Program is administered by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority …

Jersey City Adopts Paid Sick Leave Ordinance For Private Employers

October 24th, 2013 — Earlier this week, Mayor Steve Fulop of Jersey City signed an ordinance requiring businesses employing ten or more employees to provide paid sick leave to its employees.  Jersey City becomes the first municipality in New Jersey to require such a …

Member News – Inserra Supermarkets

October 18th, 2013 — Inserra Supermarkets had their Annual “ Help Bag Hunger” event which was held in conjunction with National Hunger Action Month, when a nationwide network of food banks unites to urge individuals to take action in their communities. Since the inception of …

Member News – LeClairRyan

October 18th, 2013 — LeClairRyan and Adelman, Sheff & Smith Join Forces.  We are pleased to announce our consolidation with Adelman, Sheff & Smith, an Annapolis, Md.-based, national healthcare law firm. We now have 344 attorneys, 673 employees and 22 offices in 10 states and …

Member News – William Paterson University

October 18th, 2013 — William Paterson University’s Cotsakos College of Business is once again included in the Princeton Review’s annual guide to graduate business schools. The 2014 edition, The Best 295 Business Schools, marks the sixth straight year the College of Business has been …

Member News – Provident Bank

October 18th, 2013 — This summer, Provident Bank teamed up with the NJ Bankers/Coastal Habitat for Humanity Super Storm Sandy relief effort. Bank employees spent a day in southern Monmouth County to help out a family in need.  When Sandy hit last October a …

What’s Coming in December’s COMMERCE Magazine?

October 18th, 2013 — COMMERCE Magazine’s December 2013 Issue will feature stories about nonprofit best practices and charitable giving (how to pick the best-managed charities, raising capital for worthy causes), building a stronger banking industry, a focus on our natural resources (accessing clean drinking …

Helping New Jersey’s Businesses

October 18th, 2013 — Last month, Governor Christie signed the New Jersey Economic Opportunity Act of 2013 into law.  Since the law was signed, there has been a lot of attention on the various incentives, programs and assistance New Jersey offers to our employers …

Eighteen Days and Counting

October 18th, 2013 — With 18 days remaining before New Jersey residents will cast a vote for Governor, Lieutenant Governor and all 120 spots in the NJ Legislature on November 5, there is little doubt campaigning will heat up in the coming days on …

“Congratulations Gov. Christie on 2nd term victory!”

October 17th, 2013 — The governor and runnning mate, Lt. Gov. Guadagno, won by a 23-point margin...

Member News: LeClairRyan

October 11th, 2013 — Ms. Karol Corbin Walker, a Newark-based shareholder in national law firm LeClairRyan, has been appointed to the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary as the representative for the Third Circuit.  Appointment to the Standing Committee is based …

Member News: CohnReznick

October 11th, 2013 — Mr. Brian Gibney, one of the leading transaction attorneys in the nation, has joined CohnReznick as a director in the Firm’s National Tax Practice, specializing in national tax. CohnReznick is the 11th largest accounting, tax, and advisory firm in the …

Member News: Wells Fargo

October 11th, 2013 — Ms. Lucia DiNapoli Gibbons of Jersey City has been appointed the head of Wells Fargo’s Business Banking team for the bank’s Eastern Region.  In this newly created role, Gibbons, an 11-year company veteran, is responsible for developing and leading the …

Member News: Mack-Cali

October 11th, 2013 — Mack-Cali Realty Corporation hosted a breakfast symposium for members of the New Jersey and New York City commercial real estate brokerage community at its Harborside property on the Jersey City Waterfront. The event was organized to inform the audience about the recently …

Business Leaders Gather to Discuss Post Sandy Rebuilding Efforts & Opportunities

October 11th, 2013 — Earlier this week, business leaders and key policy makers gathered at the Hasbrouck Heights Hilton to discuss the rebuilding efforts and the opportunities that lie ahead for New Jersey businesses as New Jersey continues to recover from Hurricane Sandy.   Attendees …

CIANJ President Discusses Impacts of the Affordable Care Act

October 11th, 2013 — CIANJ’s President, John Galandak, was a guest speaker on the NJ Capitol Report hosted by Steve Adubato.  The topic of discussion was the impact of the Affordable Care Act (aka, Obamacare) on New Jersey businesses.  With the healthcare exchanges now open in …

PENPAC Endorses Candidates for November 5 Elections

October 11th, 2013 — On Tuesday of this week, the Private Enterprise Political Action Committee (PENPAC) announced its endorsements for the upcoming gubernatorial and legislative elections in November.  The PENPAC Board of Trustees spent months evaluating the candidates voting records, views on issues such …

Don’t Miss it! CIANJ’s Post Sandy Conference – October 9th

October 4th, 2013 — As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, CIANJ has brought together key policy makers and experts to discuss issues surrounding our rebuilding efforts.  Whether you have been directly impacted by the storm or work for a company …

First Data Corporation/Provident Bank

October 4th, 2013 — First Data Corporation, a global leader in electronic commerce and payment processing, and Provident Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Provident Financial Services, Inc. announced a long term  extension of their merchant services partnership.  The Provident Bank has been a …

NJ Society of Certified Public Accountants

October 4th, 2013 — The Bergen Chapter of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants honored past presidents of Hunter Group CPA LLC at their 60th anniversary dinner.  “It is truly an honor to be a part of the legacy of leadership that …

TD Bank

October 4th, 2013 — TD Bank has named Victoria R. Rogers as Assistant Vice President, Store Manager of the Red Bank store located at 89 W. Front Street in Red Bank, N.J. She is responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing …

Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation

October 4th, 2013 — The HackensackUMC Foundation has received a $1,000,000 pledge to fund the Artech Autoimmune Cell Re-Education Study at HackensackUMC. The Artech funds will enable Dr. Yong Zhao to establish a research laboratory at HackensackUMC to further his work in addressing autoimmune …

Sax Macy Fromm & Co.

October 4th, 2013 — Sax Macy Fromm & Co., PC is pleased to announce a merger with BST, a New York-based multi-disciplinary certified public accounting and management consulting firm.  The merger will be effective January 1, 2014, when it officially begins practicing as SaxBST.  This …

USEPA Proposes Cleanup Plan For Ringwood New Jersey Sites

October 4th, 2013 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a plan to address contamination in three areas of the Ringwood Mines/Landfill Superfund site in Ringwood, New Jersey. During the late 1960s and early 1970s, these areas were used to dispose of waste materials, …

CIANJ Heads to Washington

October 4th, 2013 — Earlier this week, a group of members headed to our nation’s capitol as part of CIANJ’s annual trip to Washington to meet with members of the New Jersey Congressional Delegation.  A diverse group of CIANJ professionals attended the trip including …

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