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Employers Face Legal and Ethical Questions as COVID Patients Return to Work

Employers Face Legal and Ethical Questions as COVID Patients Return to Work

The transition from on-location to online office work has been disorienting for many, but especially so for people with mental and physical disabilities. Like so many others, they faced the effects of isolation and other difficulties triggered by working from home. Employers are about to face some serious legal and ethical questions regarding disabled workers. Businesses […]

Six Changes Made to the Paycheck Protection Program in 2021

ppp 2021

The US Treasury and the Small Business Administration have reopened the Paycheck Protection Program once again. In December of 2020, the U.S. government signed another COVID relief package into law. Another $284 billion in additional lending will now be available to eligible businesses even if they already received a loan months ago. The new loans are […]

How Are Business Partners Held Liable?

How Are Business Partners Held Liable

There are three types of partnerships: general partnership, limited liability partnership and limited partnership. The type of partnership determines the amount of liability you can potentially face. Depending on which describes your business, you can define your responsibilities accordingly.General Partnership  General partnership is the most common type of partnership. No formalities are required for a […]

How to Make Employees Feel Safe in the Workplace

How to Make Employees Feel Safe in the Workplace

Proper planning is key to the survival of your business. Eventually, employees will return to the workplace, and it is up to you to make sure they feel safe and secure. These are a few essential components that will ensure an effective plan.RearrangeSocial distancing, along with mask-wearing, will still be necessary for the foreseeable future. […]

Business Insurance Coverage Options for Recouping Losses

Business Insurance Coverage Options for Recouping Losses

Business interruption (BI) insurance is just one avenue being explored by businesses currently assessing any current or future losses caused by COVID-19. Another possibility is Civil Authority coverage, which could address the restrictions placed on certain businesses by the government. Finally, a third option is called Contingent Property or Dependent Property coverage, which pertains to […]

Small Business Emergency Assistance Program Enters Third Phase

Small Business Emergency Assistance Program Enters Third Phase

Funding for the first phase of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s Small Business Emergency Assistance Program was exhausted within a month of the start of the economic shutdown, followed by a second phase, which was also met with an overwhelming number of applicants. On October 14th, the NJEDA announced a third phase, the funding […]

How Will Your Business Adapt for the Winter?

How Will Your Business Adapt for the Winter?

Autumn is lovely, but if you own a small business, winter looms large. With indoor capacity still limited to 25%, ideas are in high demand. We came up with some suggested alternatives for a variety of small businesses, and here they are:Home & GardenThis idea is specifically for hardware stores and/or garden centers. Depending on […]

What Is Holding Up the Passing of a Second Stimulus Package?

Second Stimulus Package

It is expected that more than 100,000 New Jerseyans will soon be receiving letters about a second stimulus package, out of 9 million Americans deemed eligible. The major obstacle blocking the passing of a second stimulus package was the power struggle following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Congress is unlikely to agree […]

New Law Lifts Burden of Proof For Worker’s Compensation Benefit Claims

Worker’s Compensation Benefit Claims

No one has been exposed to the coronavirus more than essential workers such as first responders, nurses or caregivers in nursing homes. Yet, the struggle to clear the path for them to qualify for worker’s compensation benefits continues. A new bill signed by Governor Murphy will remove the burden of proof and will give essential […]

Five Ways to Enhance the Outdoor Dining Experience

Five Ways to Enhance the Outdoor Dining Experience

Outdoor dining is by no means a new experience. All types of eateries have been refining the experience for years. In New Jersey, no one in the restaurant business can afford to simply wait for indoor dining to return. Instead, they must consider new ways to enhance the outdoor dining experience for their customers and […]

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