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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

Oct 02, 2017

Third Circuit Addresses “Willful” Violations of Fair Labor Standards Act

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which governs wage and hour issues such as minimum wage and overtime pay, the statute of limitations is generally two years.  The FLSA, however, sets the limitations period for “willful” violations at three years.  » 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 per hour, effective January 1, 2015. 
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Jan 08, 2014

Highlighting 2013 and Looking Ahead to 2014 for New Jersey Employers

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Happy New Year! As New Jersey employers ready themselves for the coming year, we’re taking a quick look back on 2013 and then looking ahead to some potential developments employers should keep an eye on throughout 2014. » Read More

Dec 30, 2013

New Employment Obligations for the New Year

As the new year approaches, employers should prepare for changes and new employment obligations that go into effect in January 2014 on both the state and federal level.

New Jersey employers should be reminded that, effective January 1, 2014, the minimum wage increases to $8.25 per hour.   » Read More