New Jersey Wage Law

Posted by on Oct 2, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

EMPLOYERS BEWARE Failing To Pay Appropriate Wages, Keep Records and Retaliating Against Complaining Employees Can Land You In Jail New Jersey has adopted one of the strongest wage theft laws in the country and jumps to the forefront in protecting employee wages. Effective November 1, 2019, New Jersey employers will face enhanced civil and criminal […]

Update on Department of Labor overtime rule

Posted by on Sep 24, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

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 administration. Here is what you […]

State of NJ Employer Update

Posted by on Jun 28, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Dear Employer: On February 4, 2019, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation that will raise New Jersey_s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024, boosting wages for more than one million workers. On behalf of the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety and the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL), we write […]

NJ Minimum Wage Increase Schedule

Posted by on May 6, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Postcard showing increases to reach $15 /hr minimum wage Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation 2/4/19 that will raise New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024. The bill (A-15), sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, will grow the economy and raise wages for over one million New Jersey […]