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Apr 7, 2014

Flexibility for small businesses Adjustment to ACA lifts limits on deductibles

Small businesses potentially regained some flexibility to buy health insurance plans when Congress and President Barack Obama last week tweaked a provision of the Affordable Care Act.

Apr 7, 2014

NJRA launches campaign to ensure tipped workers get right wages

The New Jersey Restaurant Association in Trenton launched an online campaign today to make the state's tipped employee wages easier to understand, which included sending information to New Jersey legislators regarding the enforcement of the current laws.

Apr 4, 2014

U.S. adds 192,000 jobs in March, unemployment remains stagnant at 6.7 percent

The U.S. Bureau of Labor reported Friday that 192,000 jobs were filled this past March, contributing to the steady increase of available work seen during the first quarter of 2014.

Apr 4, 2014

Study Gender, generational differences found in the way people save, invest money

A Wells Fargo study of the 401(k) plans it manages shows an outcome that proves there is some truth to the matter that men and women, as well as different generations, save and invest their money differently.

Apr 4, 2014

EDA to begin offering N.J. entrepreneurs one-on-one access to investors

Come June, the state Economic Development Authority will begin making a quarterly commitment to giving Garden State entrepreneurs individual access to angel investors and venture capitalists.

Apr 3, 2014

Lakewood UEZ Microloan Program now accepting applications up to 35,000

The Lakewood Urban Enterprise Zone Microloan Program, once capped at $25,000, is now accepting applications for loans up to $35,000 this year.

Apr 3, 2014

Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center names new CEO

Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center reached out to a longtime insurance industry leader to become its new CEO, calling it “a new stage of evolution for the Secaucus-based community hospital and medical center.”

Apr 3, 2014

Star-Ledger announces 167 layoffs, including 40 newsroom jobs

The Star-Ledger, New Jersey's largest daily newspaper, announced Thursday that it was cutting 167 positions, including 40 jobs in the newsroom.

Apr 2, 2014

NJIT to host TEDxNJIT with ‘transformations’ theme on April 3

On April 3, The New Jersey Institute of Technology will be hosting TEDxNJIT with a theme of transformations focusing on sustainability and innovation.

Apr 2, 2014

ConnectOne Bancorp Inc. making push into Newark

Bergen County-based ConnectOne Bancorp Inc. is expanding into Newark, starting with a temporary branch in the city's Ironbound section as it prepares to open its first permanent location by next year, the company said Wednesday.

Apr 2, 2014

Hackensack, Palisades searching for ways to improve partnership

The clinical affiliation launched in 2012 between the Hackensack University Health Network and North Bergen's Palisades Medical Center will continue, as Hackensack and Palisades explore new ways to work together.

Apr 1, 2014

‘Safety group’ for workers’ comp clients expected to generate 4M in premiums this year

Advantage Specialty, a managing general insurance agency specializing in workers’ compensation insurance, and the managing health care company QualCare, partnered in 2011 to launch a “safety group” for workers’ compensation clients in multiple health sectors.