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    Michael Shadiack is the Chair of Connell Foley’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Representing a broad spectrum of employers and management personnel in the private and public sectors, he provides litigation defense and ...

Connell Foley has been tracking New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave Law, which goes into effect on October 29, 2018.  Our prior alerts about the Law can be found here and here

The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (“NJDOL”) has released the notice that is required to be ...

On October 29, 2018, the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Law will go into effect.  As detailed in our prior Employment Law Alert, the law is the most onerous paid sick law in the country. It imposes many additional and challenging obligations upon virtually all New Jersey employers, and includes ...

On May 2, 2018, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law A-1827, which requires employers to provide all of their full-time and part-time employees with paid sick leave or the equivalent amount of paid time off beginning October 29, 2018.  Following is a summary of the requirements of the law:

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On April 24, 2018, Governor Murphy signed an equal pay amendment to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) that will provide the broadest equal pay protection in the country. The new law prohibits employers in New Jersey from paying employees in a “protected class” a lower ...

On January 8, 2018, the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) was amended to require all New Jersey employers to provide reasonable accommodations to working mothers who breastfeed an infant child. These accommodations include a “reasonable break time” each day and a ...

To assist businesses in reviewing their employment and immigration law compliance efforts and planning their 2018 initiatives, Connell Foley has prepared the following 2018 Employer To-Do Checklist. 

On Friday, September 29, 2017, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DOL) announced that the minimum wage will increase 16 cents from $8.44 per hour to $8.60 per hour on January 1, 2018.  Minimum wage increases are tied to a constitutional amendment that voters approved ...

On July 17th, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS") released a new Form I-9 (revision date 07/17/17).  The form can be found at I-9 Central, and used immediately.  The old form (revision date 11/14/2016) can still be utilized until September 17, 2017, with the new form becoming ...

On July 19th, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has returned all cap-subject H-1B petitions for fiscal year 2018 that were not selected in the H-1B lottery for this year.  If you submitted an H-1B petition and do not receive either a Receipt or Rejection ...

On April 5, 2017, the New York City Council passed legislation prohibiting employers from making salary history inquiries or relying on salary history to determine a prospective employee’s salary. The law will go into effect 180 days after it is signed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is ...

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