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    Naomi Gulama is an associate in Connell Foley’s Labor and Employment Group, where she represents employers in litigation and provides proactive employment law compliance counseling with federal, state, and local employment ...

On January 9, 2024, the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) released its final rule amending the existing criteria used to differentiate between independent contractors and employees under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The rule will become effective on March 11, 2024.

Artificial Intelligence: Biden’s Executive Order and its Implications in the Workplace

On October 30, 2023, President Biden issued a groundbreaking Executive Order on the Safe, Secure, and Trustworthy Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence This Executive Order aims to establish standards and guidelines to ensure the safe use of artificial intelligence (“AI” ...

Workforce Demographic Data Due Dec. 5

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) has just announced that it has finally begun 2022 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection. By December 5, 2023, private sector employers with 100 or more employees and certain federal contractors with 50 or more employees must submit ...

Employers Beware of “the WALL”

On August 8, 2023, pursuant to N.J.S.A. 34:1A-1.16, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) implemented a new tool intended to hold employers accountable for “failing to satisfy their outstanding liabilities to the State for violations of State wage ...

New Jersey Employers Have New Reporting Obligations Per Amendments to Unemployment Compensation Law

In November 2022, Governor Phil Murphy approved significant amendments to New Jersey’s Unemployment Compensation Law (“UCL”). The amended law can be found here. These changes will become effective on July 31, 2023

The law has required an employer to complete and provide a separated ...

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