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New Jersey Department of Labor Issues Final Regulations for COVID-19 Job Protection Law | Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog
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The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) has issued final regulations related to the COVID-19 Job Protection Act signed into law on March 20, 2020. The law generally protects employees from adverse actions when they take or request time off at the written or electronic recommendation of a medical professional licensed in […]

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New Jersey Hospital Cited for Failing to Protect Workers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic — Occupational Health & Safety
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New Jersey Hospital Cited for Failing to Protect Workers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic The hospital was cited for failing to test tight-fitting face piece respirators on employees required to use them, as well as failing to train employees on proper respirator use. Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus, New Jersey was cited by OSHA on […]

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Podcast: Nourish Five Foundations of Health – Nutritionist New Jersey, Nourish Coaches
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12 Aug Podcast: Nourish Five Foundations of Health Posted at 13:11h in nutritionists, podcasts by Nourish Coaches 0 Comments Of course, recording from our homes, makes for, let’s say, a more interesting recording with all the background noises and less than stellar recording equipment. But, the information is there and we hope you enjoy it […]

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U.S. Department of Labor Cites Hackensack Meridian Health in North Bergen, New Jersey, For Failing to Protect Employees from Coronavirus
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NORTH BERGEN, NJ – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Hackensack Meridian Health Residential Care Inc. OSHA issued two serious citations and one other-than-serious violation for failing to protect employees from exposure to the coronavirus at its North Bergen, New Jersey, facility. OSHA proposed a penalty of $28,070 for the violations. Based on a coronavirus-related inspection, OSHA […]

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New Jersey may cut mental health services at schools amid pandemic rollbacks
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After giving birth almost two years ago, Nayeli Espinoza agonized over whether to drop out of her high school in Trenton, New Jersey, and get a job to support her newborn son. She credits the School Based Youth Services Program at Trenton Central High School with allowing her to continue her education by helping her […]

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Hospital and Ambulatory Surgery Center Elective Surgery and Invasive Procedure Guidance Issued By Department of Health : New Jersey Healthcare Blog
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As set forth in Executive Order 145 (issued May 15th, 2020), hospitals and other health care facilities may resume elective surgeries and invasive procedures on May 26th, 2020. Guidance for hospital resumption of elective procedures was issued on May 19, 2020 and can be found here: https://nj.gov/health/legal/covid19/5-19-2020_HospitalGuidance_forResumingElectives.pdf. Guidelines for ambulatory surgery centers can be found […]

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Yes, New Jersey, There is Still a Public Health Emergency
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On July 2, 2020, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order No. 162 to extend the Public Health Emergency (PHE) that was declared on March 9, 2020 through Executive Order No. 103.  Under the Emergency Health Powers Act, a declared public health emergency expires after 30 days unless renewed.  The PHE was previously extended on April 7th […]

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EY Announces Bryan Jakovcic of Fusion Health as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 New Jersey Award Finalist
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Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The nominees are evaluated based on six criteria: overcoming adversity; financial performance; societal impact and commitment to building a values-based company; innovation; and talent management. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in […]

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