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Key facts for employers about New Jersey’s recreational marijuana law

Governor Murphy’s recent signature on New Jersey’s law legalizing marijuana for adults ages 21 and older ushers in a new age of employee protection in the Garden State. New Jersey is now the only state in the country that protects employees from being fired, discriminated against, or eliminated as a job candidate just because they …

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How Remote Work Has Change Recruiting Tactics

How Remote Work Has Change Recruiting Tactics

Let’s look at how remote work has changed recruiting. If you are anticipating business growth post-pandemic, you may be planning to ramp up your recruiting efforts just about now. As you do, it’s important to think about how COVID-19 has changed the workforce, especially when it comes to employee expectations regarding remote work. According to …

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Can Businesses Require Employees to Get Vaccinated

Can Businesses Require Employees to Get Vaccinated?

Can businesses require employees to get vaccinated? Now that the supply of COVID-19 vaccine is ramping up, businesses have one more pandemic problem to solve: what, if anything, should they do about employee vaccinations? It’s a question fraught with legal and ethical challenges and because this is all new, and the situation is rapidly evolving, …

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Small Business Hiring - Steve Sweeney

Wall Street Journal Article on Small Business Hiring Quotes NEMR President

On February 9, 2021 NEMR President Steve Sweeney was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on small business hiring in January. Many small businesses are anticipating a strong recovery once more Americans are vaccinated, so they’ve started bringing employees on board, Steve told reporter Hannah Lang. “We spoke for a good 20 minutes about …

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