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Feb 15, 2019

New Jersey’s Legislature Continues to Alter Employment Law Landscape

While New Jersey has long been considered progressive in preserving and protecting the employment rights of its citizens (see last year’s Pay Equity and Paid Sick Leave Laws), current activity in the Legislature and Governor’s office relating to laws impacting the workplace is at an all-time high. » Read More

Aug 29, 2017

Norris McLaughlin Presents I-9 Compliance Seminar for Employers

Raymond G. Lahoud, Esq., Member of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Group, is pleased to present “Employers Beware: ICE is Cracking Down on I-9 Compliance,” updating human resource professionals, business owners, and managers on significant recent developments with respect to the revised I-9 form. » Read More

Apr 20, 2017

Could Comp Time be Coming to the Private Sector?

Regular readers of this blog know that compensatory time off, A.K.A. comp time, is a top wage and hour myth to private sector employers.  For more than 30 years, non-exempt public sector employees have been able to accept comp time instead of receiving overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek.  » Read More

Mar 10, 2017

Dispelling the 10 Biggest Wage and Hour Myths

On what seems like a daily basis, I receive a phone call from a client or prospective client who is confused about some aspect of wage and hour law.  Myths and urban legends abound in this area of the law.  Passed on from person to person and company to company, the more they are repeated, the more believable they become.  » Read More

Sep 25, 2013

The New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment (NJ SAFE) Act Poster

Earlier this year, we reported on the New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act (the “NJ SAFE Act”), a new law which provides unpaid leave to New Jersey employees who suffer from domestic violence or sexually violent offenses. The NJ SAFE Act takes effect on October 1, 2013. » Read More