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New Executive Order for NJ Employers

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Governor Murphy signed a new executive order for employers that begins November 6th. TRENTON – Building on ongoing efforts to safeguard New Jersey’s frontline workforce, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 192, providing mandatory health and safety standards to protect all New Jersey’s workers at work during the pandemic....

Update on Department of Labor overtime rule

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Today the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its long-awaited final overtime rule. The Final Rule is available on the DOL’s website here: https://www.dol.gov/whd/overtime2019/. The Final Rule increases the salary level for the white collar exemptions (executive, administrative, and professional), but at a level less than proposed by the Obama...