Archive for Tag: business

Umba bill that would expand apprenticeship opportunities for NJ youth passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Businesses struggling to find highly qualified workers may benefit from pre-apprenticeship programs, says Assemblyman Brandon Umba. Umba’s bill (S525/A280) that would allocate funds for those programs passed the General Assembly Thursday. It now goes to the governor’s desk for signing. “Everyone is aware of the work shortages...

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Umba, Torrissi bill that expands authorized representatives at Department of Labor passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would allow authorized Department of Labor employees to give guidance to employers about possible overtime violations passed the Assembly Thursday. The bill is sponsored by Assemblymen Michael Torrissi and Brandon Umba. The bill (A281) is in response to Elmer Branch v. Cream-O-Land Dairy....

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Munoz named N.J.’s legislative champion of business and economic growth

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Assembly Republican Conference Leader Nancy Munoz will be honored with the champion of business and economic growth legislative award at the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey’s annual luncheon at the Hilton Meadowlands on Friday. The organization recognizes lawmakers who promote the interests of...

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Scharfenberger offers sensible reopening plan

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. – As uncertainty and questions grow with a lack of a structured economic reopening plan, Assemblyman Gerry Scharfenberger has composed a set of protocols small businesses could implement to start reopening the state economy. “Without a doubt, the impact which Covid-19 has had on New Jersey’s health...

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Let’s start with curbside pickup to get retailers working again, GOP lawmaker says

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brian Bergen is calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to begin the first phase of reopening the economy by allow non-essential businesses to get back to work with curbside pickup. “There is no reason to delay the opening of retail business to do curbside pickup,” said...

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