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On February 19, 2019, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law an amendment to the New Jersey Family Leave Act, the New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act, and the New Jersey Family Leave Insurance Benefits Law.  This employer alert highlights notable aspects of the amendment.

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed the new minimum wage law yesterday. The law provides for staggered increases in the minimum wage until it reaches $15 per hour on January 1, 2024. The initial increase will take effect on July 1, 2019, when the minimum wage will be set at $10 per hour. Six ...

With the New Jersey Medical Marijuana Program serving more than 36,500 patients, questions surrounding the use of cannabis in the workplace are growing exponentially.  Considering that there were more than 146 applications to the Department of Health to open Medical Marijuana ...

To assist businesses in reviewing their employment and immigration law compliance efforts and planning their 2019 initiatives, Connell Foley has prepared the following 2019 Employer To-Do Checklist. 

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 ...

On December 13, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board redefined the standard for “joint employment” under the National Labor Relations Act, overturning the standard it had adopted just two years ago in its Browning-Ferris Industries decision.  Under Browning Ferris, simply ...

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