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New Jersey Increases Minimum Wage Rate

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 in 2013.  The Notice of Administrative Changes issued by the DOL can be viewed here. As the New Jersey minimum wage rate will continue to be higher than the federal minimum wage rate of $7.25 an hour, New Jersey employers (that are otherwise not exempted by industry or occupation) must continue to comply with the New Jersey rate.  Please contact the attorneys of Connell Foley's labor and employment practice if you have any questions in preparation for the new minimum wage rate.  

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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 ...

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