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 ‘ABC’ test. This is the case regardless of whether the employee received a 1099 or

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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 ‘ABC’ test. This is the case regardless of whether the employee received a 1099 or

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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 Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Job Safety and Health Poster Employee Polygraph Protection Act Poster

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

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 Jersey is not one of them.   Under New Jersey law, there is no requirement for an employer to provide a meal period or rest break to its adult employees age

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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 based on their hair texture, hair type, and hairstyles, such as braids, dreadlocks, and twists.

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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 who are subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must pay the federal minimum

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Minimum Wage and Unemployment: New Updates for New Jersey

The New Jersey Department of Labor has issued updates to the Minimum Wage and Unemployment notices due to new requirements of the laws. Both notices have a publication date of 6/19. What’s Changed for Minimum Wage? Details of the Minimum Wage Law New Jersey passed a new minimum wage law, effective July 1, 2019, with stepped increases over several years until the wage reaches $15.00. The intent of the law

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July 1 Minimum Wage Changes

On July 1 minimum wage will be changing in multiple cities and multiple states. There are also a few other changes that happen to be landing on July 1. Depending on where you are, this could have major changes in your business. Read on for the full breakdown of all the changes we know are coming so far.    State Posters Minimum Wage Rates already set for July 1 New

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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 Act Beginning June 30, 2019, employers who have at least 30 employees must provide family

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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. As such, employers in New Jersey are required to post the newly issued ESL notice

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New Earned Sick Leave Law & Minimum Wage for New Jersey

New Jersey’s Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DLWD) has released the new Earned Sick Leave (ESL) notice, as well as the updated Wage & Hour Law Abstract with the 2019 minimum wage rate. We are happy to announce that our updated New Jersey posters will soon be heading out to businesses across the Garden State. What’s Happening in New Jersey? Earned Sick Leave Law The new Earned Sick Leave

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