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The survey, which focused on women in the workplace, revealed “a disconnect” in men’s and women’s perceptions of gender diversity, said Philip Mandel, regional managing partner at CohnReznick, a New York City-based accounting firm.

Women business leaders are about twice as likely as their male counterparts to say their company should put more effort into increasing gender diversity, a new poll said.

2016 05 06 bracken tmNew Jersey Chamber of Commerce CEO and President Tom Bracken says a meeting between the state's legislative and business leaders is long overdue.

Following up on comments made by Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Westfield) earlier in the week that legislative leaders should come together to work on a compromise measure in the ongoing Atlantic City saga and should continue to meet on a regular basis, Bracken said that such an idea was encouraging.

2016 04 13 Tom Bracken New Jersey's business groups welcomed news Tuesday from Gov. Chris Christie that the state's Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund had reached a surplus of about $1 billion and would lead to a roughly $200 million tax cut for employers.

2016 04 12 Christie tmNew Jersey businesses will see their taxes drop by about $48 per employee this summer. Governor Christie announced Tuesday that after running a deficit for several years, the account that pays unemployment claims is now well into the black. Christie said the roughly $1 billion balance in the fund will trigger about $200 million in cuts to the state unemployment insurance tax on businesses. That means the average business, which has paid about $700 a year per employee into the fund, will pay about $652 a year for each worker, the administration said — the first such tax cut since 1998.

2016 04 03 Mike EgentonSteve Adubato talks with Michael Egenton, Executive VP of Government Relations NJ Chamber Of Commerce, at the annual “Walk to Washington,” about business issues facing the state including the minimum wage debate, paid sick leave for workers, and tax reforms that would help New Jersey businesses.