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On January 21, 2014, Governor Chris Christie signed into law the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination amendment prohibiting pregnancy discrimination in the workplace.  The amendment protects those who are “affected by pregnancy” and requires employers to provide those employees ...

Jersey City passed Ordinance No. 13-097, which requires all Jersey City businesses with 10 or more employees to provide paid sick leave to its employees.  Employers with less than 10 employees must provide its employees with unpaid sick leave.

The ordinance applies to all full-time ...

On February 19, 2014, Michael A. Shadiack will be presenting "Tips for Employers When Drafting and Updating Employee Handbooks," at the National Business Institute Seminar in Newark.

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On February 19, 2014, Michael A. Shadiack will be ...

On February 14, 2014, Michael A. Shadiack will be presenting "The Right Decision: Exempt Versus Non-Exempt" addressing worker classification issues at the NJBIA Human Resource Seminar in Eatontown.

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On February 14, 2014, Michael A ...

Effective January 1, 2014, the minimum hourly wage for non-exempt employees increased in both New Jersey and New York.  In New Jersey, the minimum wage increased from $7.25 to $8.25 per hour.  In New York, the minimum wage increased from $7.25 to $8.00 per hour.  Employers need to be aware of these ...

On January 6, 2014, the New Jersey Assembly passed Bill No. S-2995, which would amend the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination to include pregnancy as a protected category, by a vote of 77-1.  Previously, on November 18, 2013, the New Jersey Senate unanimously passed the bill.

On January 6 ...

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