Today, October 29, the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act goes into effect. Employers around the state have been working to update their sick leave or Paid Time Off policies to be fully compliant with this new workplace requirement. The law, however, has left many questions unanswered. » Read More
Pat Collins led his second briefing this morning on New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave Act.
Pat spoke to a crowd of fifty HR Professionals and attorneys on the new paid sick leave law that goes into effect on October 29. He provided a complete overview of the law, along with an analysis of the steps employers must take to come into compliance. » Read More
On May 2, 2018, Governor Murphy signed into law the New Jersey Earned Sick and Safe Day Act, more commonly referred to as the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act. This new law goes into effect on October 29, 2018, and applies to all New Jersey employers, regardless of size. » Read More
On May 2, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law the New Jersey Earned Sick and Safe Days Act (the “Act”), providing the vast majority of New Jersey’s private sector workers paid sick leave benefits. The Act, which will take effect on October 29, 2018, makes New Jersey the tenth state, in addition to the District of Columbia, to offer these benefits. » Read More
With 2016 coming to an end, New Jersey employers must ready their business for the coming year. With this in mind, we have compiled the following information for New Jersey employers to consider as we enter 2017:
The New Jersey Department of Labor announced in September 2015 that the state minimum wage would be raised from $8.38 to $8.44 per hour.
If recently proposed legislation is signed into law, certain private sector employers in New Jersey would be required to provide paid sick leave to their employees. Under new legislation, Assembly Bill No. 4125, introduced on May 20, 2013, employers would be required to “provide earned sick leave to each employee working for the employer…. » Read More