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    As a member of Connell Foley’s Labor & Employment Law Group, Michael Schewe regularly counsels businesses in New York and New Jersey on issues relating to labor and employment law compliance. An experienced litigator and trial ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Has your company been using E-Verify for over ten years?  If so, then you must take action before the end of the month in order to maintain a historical record of your E-Verify transactions. E-Verify is a free online tool provided by the federal government that allows employers to cross-check the ...

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) recently released an updated version of Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification.  This new version, dated November 11, 2016, will become mandatory on January 22, 2017; however, employers are allowed to use the new or current ...

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently announced that, starting March 31, 2018, it will collect additional pay data from certain employers on their Employer Information Report (commonly referred to as the “EEO-1”).  The additional data to be collected ...

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