Learn About the State News Impacting Your Business 12/1/2020

New Jersey Business Update

Stock Up on PPE With New Discounts

Sign up for the NJ Economic Development Authority’s PPE Access Program to receive discounts on PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) purchases made through partnering online retailers: Boxed, Staples, & Office Depot.

  • All NJ Businesses are eligible for a 10% discount.
  • Businesses and nonprofits with 100 or fewer employees can receive additional discounts up to 65%.

Apply for discounts by December 10, 2020, at covid19.nj.gov/ppeaccess.

New Guidelines for Winter Outdoor Dining

Establishments that want to maintain the use of tents past November 30, 2020, must follow the Department of Community Affairs’ new guidance for the use of outdoor space during winter months. This includes, but is not limited to, applying for a Uniform Construction Code permit where applicable by November 30, 2020, and ensuring that all mechanical equipment is maintained in accordance with the Uniform Fire Code and addressed by the local fire official.

Get to Know the New Uniform Workplace Standards

Every business in New Jersey that requires workers to be physically present must follow a new set of standardized guidelines set out in Executive Order 192. This includes measures like temperature checks and providing approved sanitization materials. Employees who believe that their employer is not following protocols can file workplace safety complaints with the New Jersey Department of Labor

Get to know the health & safety guidelines your business needs to follow.

Protect Yourself & Your Employees, Get Exposure Notifications

Download COVID Alert NJ, the State’s free and secure exposure notification app. Help protect your business, your customers, and your family. Download for iPhone or Android.

Starting a New Business? Check Out Our Starter Kits.

Business.NJ.gov starter kits provide comprehensive, industry-specific checklists that help you get up and running in New Jersey. Jumpstart your new business with a starter kit today.

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