Tag: New Jersey

Earned Sick Leave Guidance On October 29, 2018, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) created a website for the state’s Earned Sick Leave Act that contains all of the following: Information for employers and employees. Notice of employee rights. Information in additional languages, including English, Arabic, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Guajarati, Haitian Creole,…

2019 Minimum Wage Increase In October 2018, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced that the state’s minimum wage will increase to $8.85 per hour. The new rate is effective January 1, 2019. Read the press release Temporary Disability Leave Revisions On October 4, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation…

Employee Rights to Certain Inventions On January 16, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (A.B. 492) protecting employee rights to ownership and usage of employee inventions developed entirely on an employee’s own time and without using his or her employer’s resources.  The law became effective April 1, 2018. Read NJ A.B. 492

Updated Withholding Allowance Certificate With a revision date of July 2018, the New Jersey Division of Taxation released an updated Employee Withholding Allowance Certificate (Form NJ-W4) with rate tables that correspond to the certificate’s wage chart. See the NJ-W4 New Jersey Smoke Free Air Act On July 20, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed…

Discrimination Posters Updated On April 8, 2018, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights updated the following required workplace posters: New Jersey Law Prohibits Discrimination in Places of Public Accommodation New Jersey Law Prohibits Discrimination in Employment These posters must be displayed in locations easily visible to all employees and applicants and all persons seeking…

Depriving Servicemember of Employment On January 16, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S.B. 713) providing U.S. Armed Forces and Reserves members with protections against interference with their employment, trade, or business. The law became effective on January 16, 2018. Read NJ S.B. 713