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NJ Chamber of Commerce - Enterprise Magazine

ENTERPRISE 1Q2013This four color glossy magazine is delivered quarterly to more than 5,000 members of the State Chamber and other New Jersey business, education, media, and government professionals. Executives and decision makers are the prime readers of Enterprise, but multiple managers and specialists at each of the 1,700 member organizations receive the publication. This is your opportunity to promote to all Chamber members (including 56 Fortune 500 companies), as well as other businesses and prospects all across New Jersey. Marketing is not an area that should come and go with normal economic shifts, but rather be a consistent part of your business plan. Show the market that your firm is strong and viable in these times, and promote yourself to gain valuable market share for the future. Click here for advertising information and to download the magazine.


 

Free Guide to Federal, State and Corporate Procurement Opportunities

2013 Braddocks Procurement GuideBraddock's Procurement Opportunities Guide, 2013 Edition, is designed to help small-business owners and decision-makers understand the procurement process used by governments and large corporations.

This guide provides an overview of government and corporate markets with an emphasis on who buys and how buying decisions are made as well as "next-step" resources that small business can use to penetrate these markets.

Topics include:

  • Selling to the Federal Government/State Governments
  • Selling to Large Corporations
  • Selling to Foreign Governments and International Organizations
  • "Green" Procurement
  • Special Resources for Women-, Minority-, or Veteran-Owned Businesses

A glossary of procurement-related terms is included, as well as a procurement preparation checklist, information about teaming agreements and joint ventures, and more.

Available at no charge to you - this special PDF edition of Braddock's Procurement Opportunities Guide is available at no charge thanks to the generous support of Microsoft Corporation. Braddock's Procurement Opportunities Guide is published and copyrighted by Braddock Communications, Inc.

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2013 New Jersey Human Resources Library

The HR world can be a confusing and intimidating place – not to mention costly – if you find yourself in legal trouble. The New Jersey HR Library will help you hire, discipline, pay and manage your most valuable resource – your employees.

New Jersey Chamber of Commerce members receive almost 20% off your entire order!

Call (866) 439-2227 to order and mention coupon code NJCW13M to receive your discounts.

 

New Jersey Human Resources Manual New Jersey Human Resources Manual
Online subscription – (call for a hardcopy)
$89/$109 (Chamber member/non-member)
Authored by: Cozen O'Connor

 
The New Jersey Human Resources Manual is an HR manager's dream come true, covering everything from pre-hire through post-termination. Because the resource is online, it is updated as changes happen, and you can search it anywhere you have Internet access. Written in plain-English, you'll find chapters on:

  • Recruiting and hiring
  • Wages and hours
  • Health Care Reform
  • Religion in the workplace
  • Social media
  • Discrimination
  • Interns and volunteers
  • Independent contractors
  • And MORE!

To see a video tutorial, for more information, and to place an order, click here.

 

HR Update e-newsletter
Purchase of the New Jersey HR Library also includes a one-year subscription to our weekly e-newsletter, HR Update, an entertaining and informative way to keep up to date with HR news and practices.


 

Topic-specific books also available in the New Jersey HR Library:

 

Employment Verification –
An Employer's Guide to Immigration, Form I-9, and E-verify

Online subscription
$38.40/$48 (Chamber member/non-member)

Authored by: The Cavanagh Law Firm

This resource deciphers the many complicated procedures associated with verifying the work authorization of your staff and maintaining a business that is in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA). Enforcement of these immigration laws has never been greater. With our informative, plain-English guide, you'll have all the information you need to stay in compliance and out of trouble, saving you money and headaches. It covers topics such as how to complete the I-9 Form, how to respond to visits and calls concerning immigration, expired documents and the I-9 Form, no-match letters and wage reporting compliance, and many more.

To see a video tutorial, for more information, and to place an order, click here.


 

Hiring, Firing, Discipline for Employers
Online subscription
$38.40/$48 (Chamber member/non-member)

Authored by: Ford & Harrison LLP

This resource is designed to help you avoid the many pitfalls that await employers in three of the most treacherous areas of the employment cycle: hiring, firing and discipline. Get an in-depth look at the do's and don'ts and find the answers you need! In addition to the laws you must comply with, you'll also find key tips that will help you manage your employees on a day-to-day basis. Includes chapters on: pre-employment issues, background checks, new hire reporting, employment contracts, interviews, layoffs and more!

To see a video tutorial, for more information, and to place an order, click here.


 

Wages and Hours – An Employer's Guide
Online subscription
$38.40/$48 (Chamber member/non-member)

Authored by: Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP

The Department of Labor estimates that nearly 70% of employers are in violation of the Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA). With fines and penalties, small errors in wage and hour administration can snowball quickly into embarrassing and expensive situations for your company. When to pay, who to pay, how much to pay – there are so many questions employers have to answer! Wages and Hours – An Employer's Guide is written in plain English and includes a detailed table of contents and easy-to-use indexes, so you'll quickly find the information you need to make a decision. In addition to in-depth material concerning the FLSA, this guide is complete with state-by-state charts breaking down specific, local regulations, including final pay, minimum wage and breaks/meal periods.

To see a video tutorial, for more information, and to place an order, click here.


 

Employee Benefits – An Employer's Guide
Online subscription
$38.40/$48 (Chamber member/non-member)

Authored by: Ogletree Deakins LLP

The laws governing employee benefits are very detailed and complex. Benefits take many forms, from simple holiday pay to complicated pension plans, this guide is intended to provide a well rounded overview of the complex principal laws that apply when an employer provides benefits for its employees. From basic definitions to information on particular types of benefits, this guide includes in-depth explanations, tips for compliance, and a break down of benefit types to keep your business out of trouble and in compliance.

To see a video tutorial, for more information, and to place an order, click here.


 

A Guide to FMLA and ADA
Online subscription
$38.40/$48 (Chamber member/non-member)

Authored by: Ford & Harrison LLP

This guide walks you through the many complicated procedures associated with keeping your business in compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). As an employer, you are responsible for seeing to the needs of your employees, and this guide helps you navigate the complex situations that arise when an employee requires medical leave or a reasonable accommodation for a disability. Failure to comply with the FMLA and ADA can lead to costly penalties. That’s why this plain English resource includes tips and tricks, forms, checklists, and more to keep you out of trouble and in compliance with the law.

To see a video tutorial, for more information, and to place an order, click here.


 

Workplace Safety and Health Compliance Manual
Online subscription
$38.40/$48 (Chamber member/non-member)

Authored by: Fisher & Phillips LLP

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the OSH Act) has been the principal force of change acting to reduce work-related injuries, deaths, and diseases in American workplaces. It has led to the issuance of hundreds of safety and health regulations that affect every type of workplace – from the clerical office, to the industrial plant, to the construction site. This resource makes understanding the OSH Act and the standards/regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) easy, so you’ll know what to do, how to do it, and a little bit of why. That means you get the answers you need fast, so you can get back to work faster.

To see a video tutorial, for more information, and to place an order, click here.


 

Health Care Reform – A Year-By-Year Guide for Employers
Online subscription
$38.40/$48 (Chamber member/non-member)

Authored by: Barran Liebman LLP

On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), sparking large-scale changes in the health insurance market and massive confusion amongst employers. The Health Care Reform increases employer responsibilities with notice and reporting requirements, and also sets out many areas where employers can be fined costly penalties. This guide for employers aims to simplify the Health Care Reform transition by providing 13 chapters and 4 appendices on subjects of most concern to you. It includes in-depth explanations, tips for compliance, an employer checklist, timelines, and a year-by-year breakdown of the things you need to do to keep your business out of trouble.

To see a video tutorial, for more information, and to place an order, click here.

 


 

Survey Provides You with Data to Make Decisions


product compensation dataIn today's changing economy, HR professionals are faced with the challenge of cutting costs while still retaining their best employees. The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Compdata Surveys to offer the largest pay and benefits survey in the state, Compensation Data - New Jersey. With this tool, you'll have the data you need to make critical compensation decisions.

In this one resource, you'll find benefit, pay practices and salary information. Pay data is broken out by industry, geography and company size, to provide you with the information that best suits your organization. Comprehensive and complete, you'll receive:

  • Detailed pay data for more than 600 job titles, ranging from entry-level through CEO
  • Benefits data on medical, dental, vision and life insurance, pension plans and PTO
  • Cost containment and reduction measures for medical coverage
  • A complete section on pay practices
  • And much more!

Significant savings are available when you order a two-year subscription. Participation in the survey is required. As a member of the New Jersey Chamber, you'll also receive an additional $20 off your order. To order the Compensation Data - New Jersey survey results, contact Compdata Surveys. Mention promo code NJCC to receive your full discount.

Reserve your copy of Compensation Data 2011 today.
Phone: 1-800-300-9570
Online: www.compdatasurveys.com
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NJ Chamber of Commerce Legislative Roster

rosterfrontpageOrder Extra Copies of the Most Complete Guide to the 214th NJ State Legislature

This resource guide contains information on the members of the state Senate, Assembly, U.S. Congress, the Governor's staff and Cabinet. Committee assignments, as well as information on our Congressional delegation are included. Phone and fax numbers of New Jersey's daily newspapers are also included. Members receive one complimentary copy, but you can order extras.

Price: 1 to 99 copies: $3 per book members/$6 per book
100 + copies: $2 per book/100 + copies $4 per book

7% sales tax must be added to each order. Tax-exempt organizations must provide copy exempt certificate. There is no charge for shipping and handling.

Call Allie Weisberg at 609-989-7888 to order. Click here to download the order form (PDF).


 

New Jersey Tax Handbook

$55.95 | $45.95 State Chamber members

nj tax coverA quick, no-nonsense primer on the taxes and the law, with useful examples and helpful insights. Unlike other volumes, this book doesn't just paraphrase the tax code, it gives a quick, no-nonsense primer on the taxes and the law, with useful examples and helpful insights. Citations are provided to significant court decisions and statutes, giving practitioners the tools they need to get a full picture of the many nuances to the various taxes. This year, new content will be highlighted for ease of use. Due to the level of detail, its straight-to-the-point structure, and its highly regarded team of authors, the New Jersey Tax Handbook has become the preferred tax handbook for many accountants, tax attorneys and business professionals.

Chapters include:

General Administrative Provisions for New Jersey State Taxes, Gross Income Tax, New Jersey Sales and Use Tax, New Jersey Property Taxation, New Jersey Corporation Business Tax, The Corporation Income Tax, Inheritance and Estate Tax, Environmental Taxes, Unclaimed Property, Procedures, Protests & Appeals, Taxes in Brief 

Click here to order and use promotion code 451907 to receive the State Chamber $10 discount. For questions/phone orders with credit card, call Rose Traynham at (973) 854-2945. All New Jersey Law Journal Books carry a 30-day money-back guarantee.


 

New Jersey Employment Law

$129.95 | $64.98 State Chamber members

EmploymentlawBy Rosemary Alito, Esq.
(Now 50% off to State Chamber members)
New Jersey Law Journal Publication

Now issued as an annual paperback, New Jersey Employment Law is the most comprehensive source available in this area. For decades New Jersey has been the national leader in enunciating new legal obligations in the employment relationship. Rosemary Alito is a partner in K & L Gates, LLP and co-chair of the firm's global labor and employment practice. Alito represents management in disputes involving employment law and employee benefit law issues. She counsels on workplace policies and compliance and defends employers in litigation, including employment discrimination, wage and hour, wrongful termination, harassment and employee benefit plan terminations.

New Jersey Employment Law has been completely rewritten, revised and updated. The new annual format gives readers current information in the easiest possible format. No more complicated stand-alone updates! Chapter contents include employment contracts (including employee handbooks, informal policies, restrictive covenants); public policy claims; workplace torts; New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and other employment discrimination laws; privacy rights; state Family Leave Act; health and safety; wage and hour; unemployment compensation; temporary disability; insurance coverage; and successor liability.

650 pages  -  1 volume

Click here and use promotion code 454075 at checkout to receive this 50% State Chamber discount. For questions/phone orders with credit card, call Rose Traynham at (973) 854-2945 and mention promotion code 454075. All New Jersey Law Journal Books carry a 30-day money-back guarantee.


 

Straight Talk About Small Business Success In New Jersey: How To Maximize The Growth, Cash Flow And Profitability Of Your Small Business

By Salim Omar, CPA, MBA

straighttalksmallbusiness Whether you are presently running your own business or just planning to start one, this book is a must-have. There's a lot of information packed in this fun, enlightening and profitable 368 page, classic book, written specifically for New Jersey small-business owners. Written in a personable and easy-to-understand style, this book covers everything you'd want to know to take control of your business and be a success.

"Salim Omar has created the ultimate dot-to-dot book for business success. Connect the dots, which are presented in an easy-to-follow format, and you will create a picture-perfect business. The book presents a systematic way for New Jersey's entrepreneurs to prepare for every aspect of doing business in the Garden State." - Joan Verplanck, President, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce

The book is regularly priced at $18.95, plus shipping and handling. The chamber membership can get the book at a 20% discount with FREE shipping & handling. Books can be ordered by calling Tammi Kolbenheyer at (800) 748-5433 or visiting www.OmarGroupCPA.com. Payment by check or credit card.