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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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

CIANJ names new President: EVP Anthony Russo tapped to succeed John Galandak

November 10th, 2016 — November 10, 2016 The Board of Directors of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) today announced the appointment of Anthony Russo as the new president, effective January 1, 2017. Mr. Russo will succeed John Galandak, who is …

Member News – Investors Bank Commercial Real Estate

November 10th, 2016 — The Investors Bank Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Lending Group appointed Andrew Markey to the position of senior vice president and team leader. Mr. Markey takes on the new responsibility of new business development with CRE sector companies in the New …

Member News – Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.

November 10th, 2016 — Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., hosts the “New Jersey Real Estate & Corporate Transactions: Dealing With Environmental & LSRP Program Concerns” breakfast seminar sponsored by Montclair State University Continuing Environmental Education for Professionals (CEEP). The event takes place on Friday, …

Member News – CohnReznick LLP

November 10th, 2016 — CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading accounting, tax, and advisory firms in the United States named Joseph F. Scutellaro to the position of vice chair of the American Society of CPAs’ (AICPA) Tax Practice Responsibilities Committee (TPRC). Mr. Scutellaro will …

Member News – NAI Global

November 10th, 2016 —   William Hanson, NAI Global, was honored at the NAIOP New Jersey’s annual President’s Awards and Hall of Fame event early this week. At the event, nine honorees earned their recognition in front of a packed venue with more than 200 …

Hurricane Sandy: A Slow Rebuild Four Years Later

November 3rd, 2016 —   Four years ago, Hurricane Sandy touched down in the state of New Jersey and permanently altered the lives of residents and local businesses. Coinciding with the four-year anniversary, Monmouth University sent it out its yearly survey to 300 in-state …

Member News – Mack-Cali Realty Corporation

November 3rd, 2016 —   Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) announced its third quarter leasing results. Over the past quarter, Mack-Cali executed 62 leases totaling 664,490 square feet for its office and flex commercial real estate properties during the quarter ending Sept. 30, 2016. …

Member News – Hub Northeast

November 3rd, 2016 — Hub Northeast Global insurance brokerage Hub International Northeast Limited (Hub Northeast) announced the hiring of Timothy McNulty to the role of assistant vice president in its employee benefits division. Working out of the Summit, N.J. office, Mr. McNulty is responsible …

Member News – EWMA

November 3rd, 2016 — EWMA announced the retirement of chief engineer Richard Arnold after ten years at the company. Mr. Arnold spent over 40 years in the environmental remediation business. He joined EWMA in March of 2016 as a senior project engineer. Mr. Arnold helped …

Member News – NJIT/NJII

November 3rd, 2016 —   The New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) and “New Jersey Business” magazine named Donald H. Sebastian to the Made in New Jersey Honor Roll. Dr. Sebastian has been an advocate for …

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