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New Jersey Imposes New Restrictions On Salary History Inquiries By Private Employers
The new law follows on the heels of recent New Jersey legislation targeting pay discrimination against any member of a protected class under the NJLAD.
United States
2 Aug 2019
NJ Leave Law Amendments: More Employers Affected, More Leave, More Covered Family Members And More Paid Benefits
On February 19, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law one of the most expansive family leave laws in the country.
United States
7 Mar 2019
Employment And Labor Quarterly Update - September 2018
As previously reported, both New York State and New York City recently enacted laws requiring employers to step up their efforts to stop sexual harassment in the workplace.
United States
28 Sep 2018
NYC Releases Guidance And Notice Posting For New Temporary Work Schedule Changes Law
New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs recently released guidance on the new temporary work schedule change provisions of the New York City Fair Workweek law that took effect on July 18, 2018.
United States
27 Sep 2018
What's On The Horizon? Important Proposed Legislation In New Jersey
Senate Bill 121 recently passed the Senate and is pending review by the New Jersey General Assembly.
United States
27 Sep 2018
As The Fraternity Of States With Earned Sick Leave Adds A New Chapter, New Jersey Employers Can Expect Big Changes
While New Jersey employers have long avoided a statewide sick leave law, in recent years many have struggled to keep up with an ever expanding patchwork of municipal paid sick leave laws ...
United States
3 Jul 2018
New Jersey Enacts Statewide Earned Sick Leave Law
Under the new law, New Jersey employees will accrue one hour of earned sick leave for every 30 hours worked.
United States
3 May 2018
New Year Brings Even More Leave Requirements For New York City Employers
Following the implementation of the New York State Paid Family Leave Act as of January 1, 2018 (as reported in our advisory, "What Employers Need to Know About New York's New Paid Family Leave Law") ...
United States
5 Apr 2018
Do Your Severance Agreements Adequately Protect You?
But employers must be careful and ensure their severance agreements do not go too far.
United States
5 Apr 2018
What Employers Need To Know About New York's New Paid Family Leave Law
Effective January 1, 2018, the new New York Paid Family Leave Law (NYPFLL) will provide eligible employees who work in New York State with up to eight weeks, increasing over time to 12 weeks...
United States
5 Oct 2017
Even Simple Misconduct Must Be Willful And Deliberate To Disqualify Employees From Unemployment Benefits In New Jersey
In New Jersey, whether and how long an employee discharged for misconduct is ineligible to receive unemployment benefits depends on the level of misconduct. Differentiating degrees of misconduct on a scale from simple to severe to gross, however, has proven to be a challenge for the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (the Department).
United States
5 May 2017
New Jersey's Minimum Wage Holds Steady At $8.38 Per Hour In 2016
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development ("DOL") has determined that the State minimum wage rate will remain unchanged at $8.38 per hour in 2016.
United States
25 Nov 2015
New York Governor Signs Updated Gender Bias Laws
On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a package of eight bills that originally were part of his Women's Equality Act, which he first introduced in 2013.
United States
3 Nov 2015
Reminder – Amendments To The New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Take Effect
We previously posted here that on December 29, 2014 New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law amending the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act.
United States
18 Mar 2015
Paid Sick Leave Picking Up Steam Across New Jersey
The New Jersey Assembly introduced a bill in May of 2013 that would require employers to provide paid sick leave to their employees.
United States
6 Nov 2014
Mayoral Executive Order Expands Living Wage To Thousands Of NYC Employees
Wage and hour compliance is a significant issue faced by employers on a daily basis, and this area of the law increasingly is becoming more complex.
United States
5 Nov 2014
Cuomo Signs Bill to Extend Human Rights Law to Unpaid Interns in New York
As we previously wrote about here, the New York Legislature has been considering a bill that would afford the protections of the New York State Human Rights Law to unpaid interns in the State of New York.
United States
24 Jul 2014
Amendment to New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Awaits Governor’s Signature
On June 19, 2014 both the New York State Senate and Assembly passed a bill that would significantly amend the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act.
United States
22 Jul 2014
New Jersey Legislature Passes Several Important Employment Bills
The New Jersey Assembly passed three important employment-related bills this Monday June 16, 2014.
United States
18 Jun 2014
New Jersey Senate Passes The Unfair Wage Recovery Act
On March 27, 2014, the New Jersey Senate passed the Unfair Wage Recovery Act (S. 783).
United States
31 Mar 2014
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