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Dec 30, 2015

New Jersey Employers Prepare for 2016

With 2015 coming to an end, New Jersey employers must ready their businesses for the coming year.  With this in mind, we have compiled the following information for New Jersey employers to consider as we enter 2016.

  • The New Jersey Department of Labor announced in September 2015 that the state minimum wage would remain the same. 
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Feb 27, 2015

Effective March 1: New Law on Employee Background Checks

Just as a friendly reminder, on March 1, 2015, the New Jersey Opportunity to Compete Act, signed into law by Governor Christie several months ago, will go into effect. The “Ban the Box Law,” as it has come to be known, restricts the ability of employers with 15 or more employees to conduct criminal background checks on potential new employees or current employees applying for new positions within the company.  » Read More

Jan 06, 2015

New Jersey Employers Prepare for 2015

With 2014 at an end, it is as important as ever for employers to ready their businesses for the new year.  We have compiled some of the items New Jersey employers should consider as we enter 2015:

  • New Jersey’s minimum wage increases to $8.38
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