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Businesses Urged to Join Fight to Save Student Summer Work Travel Program – NJBIA – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
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 NJBIA is urging employers to join the effort to help salvage the summer tourism season for New Jersey boardwalk businesses and amusement parks that depend on foreign students who are currently unable to obtain J-1 visas needed to participate in summer work travel programs. Although former President Donald Trump’s previous presidential proclamation pausing the issuance […]

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Siekerka Talks Business with Burlington Mercer Chamber, April 22 – NJBIA – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
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Siekerka Talks Business with Burlington Mercer Chamber, April 22 NJBIA President & CEO Michele Siekerka will discuss COVID-19 recovery efforts to help small businesses impacted by the pandemic at the Burlington Mercer Chamber of Commerce’s next breakfast networking meeting.  The event will take place at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, April 22 at Mastoris Diner in Bordentown.   The in-person networking breakfast is open to chamber members and nonmembers alike. However, pre-registration is required to ensure that […]

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How Do Business Development Efforts In High-Performing Law Firms Differ? | New Jersey Law TV
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How Do Business Development Efforts In High-Performing Law Firms Differ? Despite the inability to strengthen client relations and prospects in traditional ways via in-person meetings and events, firms recognized that it was vital for BD efforts to continue and succeed, particularly given the economic uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. CEO of Speaker Media and […]

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ACI’s Preston: Childcare Key for Retraining the Unemployed for Careers in In-Demand Fields – NJBIA – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
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Frank Preston, president of Advantage Career Institute (ACI) Medical & Dental School Access to childcare is critical for people who have lost their jobs during the pandemic and need to retrain for new careers in the medical and dental fields where there is a high demand for trained employees but not enough workers to fill […]

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$600K Grant to Help Women of Color Entrepreneurs Announced at IFEL Summit – NJBIA – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
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JPMorgan Chase & Co. recently announced a $600,000 grant award to the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership (IFEL) to support the Making of Black Angels, a program to increase the number of Black angel investors and the pool of friendly capital available to women of color entrepreneurs. Jeanique Riche-Druses, Vice-President of Global Philanthropy at JPMorgan Chase […]

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Is Defeasance of NJ’s Debt a Sure Bet? – NJBIA – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
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The $4.3 billion in borrowing by the Murphy administration as part of the FY21 budget last September proved to be unnecessary, as previously and loudly forecasted by NJBIA, other business groups and some lawmakers.  But as the governor still maintained defense of that decision this week, a recommendation by NJBIA and other business groups to apply some of the $6.4 billion in incoming federal […]

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From ‘Minding Your Business’: How to Responsibly Use $6.4B in Federal Pandemic Aid – NJBIA – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
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On this past weekend’s edition of NJBIA’s “Minding Your Business,” New Jersey’s top business leaders discuss recommendations on how to responsibly use $6.4 billion in funding that is coming to the state via the American Rescue Plan. Speakers on the broadcast include: Also on this past weekend’s episode, a video spotlight on the Atlantic Rehabilitation […]

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Cannabis Regulatory Commission to Hold First Public Meeting, April 12 – NJBIA – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
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Cannabis Regulatory Commission to Hold First Public Meeting, April 12 Apr08,2021 By The first public meeting of the Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) will take place on Monday, April 12 at 2 p.m. The CRC is in charge of rulemaking and licensing for New Jersey’s adult-use cannabis industry. The rules must be finalized by late August, according […]

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NJ Business Leaders Speak on Pandemic Recovery Funds on this Weekend’s ‘Minding Your Business’ – NJBIA – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
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NJ Business Leaders Speak on Pandemic Recovery Funds on this Weekend’s ‘Minding Your Business’ Apr09,2021 By On this weekend’s edition of NJBIA’s “Minding Your Business,” a cross-section of New Jersey’s top business leaders discuss recommendations  on how to responsibly use $6.4 billion in funding that is coming to the state via the American Rescue Plan. […]

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Siekerka to Moderate NACD-NJ Event on NJ’s Future Workforce, April 14 – NJBIA – New Jersey Business & Industry Association
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Siekerka to Moderate NACD-NJ Event on NJ’s Future Workforce, April 14 Apr07,2021 By NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka will moderate a discussion on the New Jersey Workforce of the Future and Company Culture, hosted by the New Jersey chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors, on April 14. The virtual event will also […]

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