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New Jersey Law Prohibits Worker Missclassification

New Jersey adds new section to its Labor Law Poster: Prohibiting Worker Misclassification (June 2020) The new notice defines worker misclassification, as well as the designations of ‘Employee’ and ‘Contractor’ under New Jersey Law. People who work and are paid are assumed to be employees unless the employer can establish all three parts of the […]

New Jersey Labor Law Posting Requirements

New Jersey has extensive state labor law poster requirements that employers must follow.   Federal Labor Law Posters Required in New Jersey New Jersey employers are required to post the following federal labor law posters:   Equal Employment Opportunity Is the Law Poster Federal Minimum Wage Poster Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Poster Occupational […]

What Are the Legal Requirements for Workday Breaks in New Jersey?

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For more information about New Jersey, employer obligations visit New Jersey labor law posting requirements.   Whether an employer permits its employees to have meal breaks and rest breaks is largely within the employer’s discretion. While some states, like California and New York, have strict requirements for employers to provide meal and rest breaks, New […]

Three States Now Prohibit Discrimination Based on Hairstyle

Following California and New York, in December 2019, New Jersey became the third state to outlaw discrimination against people based on hairstyles associated with race and ethnicity. The “Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair Act” (the “Crown” Act) makes it illegal to discriminate against people at work, school, or in public places […]

Child Labor Law Requirements in New Jersey

New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development recently updated the Child Labor Law Abstract notice with new requirements for certain working minors. While the notice was issued in August, it has a publication date of 7/19. Updates to Labor Law for Minors Federal Minimum Wage Requirement The notice now states that New Jersey employers […]

New Jersey Updates Family Leave Notices

We’ve been anxiously awaiting updates to New Jersey’s Family Leave Act and Family Leave Insurance notices, and we are pleased to report that they are now available. Both notices have April 2019 revision dates. Keep reading to get all the scoop on employer responsibilities and new benefits for employees. New Provisions of the Family Leave […]

New Jersey Issues Update to Earned Sick Leave Notice

Back in October 2018, we reported on New Jersey’s 2019 minimum wage and the state’s new Earned Sick Leave law. Lo and behold, we must now report that New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development has issued an updated version of the Earned Sick Leave (ESL) notice with a new publication date of 1/19. […]

New Jersey Enacts Equal Pay Law

New Jersey’s Equal Pay Act, which goes into effect on July 1, 2018, amends the state’s Law Against Discrimination (LAD). We are eagerly anticipating the release of a workplace notice for the Act, and our customers will be notified as soon as the notice is available from the state. For now, here are some details […]