The United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) has again changed the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. On January 31, 2020, the USCIS released the long-awaited revised Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9), with an edition date of “10/21/2019.” The changes are minor and the USCIS has accordingly revised its “Handbook for Employers: Guidance for Completing Form I-9.” » Read More
Among the slew of new legislation that Gov. Murphy signed on January 21, 2020, is an amendment to the Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act, New Jersey’s plant closing law which is fashioned after the federal plant closing law, known as the WARN Act. » Read More
As 2019 comes to an end, it’s time to take a breather from another very busy year. New Jersey continued it’s push as one of the country’s most employee-friendly states, with a number of new laws and amendments to existing laws. » Read More
It was a pleasure to see so many of our clients and friends at our annual Labor & Employment Hot Topics seminar on December 5 and 10.
We covered several developments in New Jersey employment law that went into effect this past year or will soon become effective in 2020. » Read More
Here is an oldie but goodie post from last year that we thought we’d share again. ‘Tis the season!
With the holiday season in full swing, we thought we would remind everyone about the “do’s and don’ts of company holiday parties.” » Read More
Last month, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (“NYCCHR”) adopted enforcement guidance on its prohibition of discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived “alienage and citizenship status” and “national origin.” The NYCCHR highlighted the following demographics of our city’s melting pot:
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On August 6, 2019, Acting Governor Sheila Oliver signed into law the New Jersey Wage Theft Act (“WTA”), which amended state wage and hour and wage collection laws. » Read More
In the wake of the new minimum wage law passed earlier this month, eight immigrant workers have filed a lawsuit against Caribbean Car Wash Inc. in Elizabeth, New Jersey (CCW), alleging CCW paid them less than $5 per hour for many years and denied them overtime because of their immigration status, or lack thereof. » Read More