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5 hours ago New Jersey workers are legally entitled to a workplace free from discrimination, sexual harassment, wage theft, and retaliation. Employment laws in New Jersey protect workers’ rights. The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination bans race discrimination, age discrimination, and sexual harassment.

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6 hours ago 2. Although the federal minimum wage is only $7.25 per hour, New Jersey has passed a state law setting the minimum wage for New Jersey workers at $8.44 per hour effective January 1, 2017. Where tips are part of a worker’s pay, an employer can pay a lower wage—currently, the federal tipped employee minimum wage of $2.13/hour.

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8 hours ago In 2016, the NJ Department of Labor mandates that employers pay their workers a minimum of $8.38 per hour, which is adjusted on an annual basis according to the consumer price index. The standard set by the NJ Department of Labor is higher than that set under federal law, which means that New Jersey employers must pay the state’s minimum wage.

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3 hours ago Print or download 21 2022 New Jersey labor law posters for FREE from the New Jersey Department Of Labor and Workforce Development.

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5 hours ago However, the New Jersey law applies to employers with between two and 50 employees. Therefore, New Jersey employers with between 20 and 50 employees must comply with both state and federal law. New Jersey law differs from federal law in a number of ways, including: Covering domestic partners and civil union partners;

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6 hours ago Minimum Wage and Overtime. All domestic workers are covered by New Jersey minimum wage and overtime laws. The 2021 minimum wage in New Jersey is $12 per hour. It will continue to rise one dollar per hour every year until it reaches $15 per hour in 2024. An employer must schedule payday ahead of time with the worker.

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6 hours ago Employment Lawyer Serving New Jersey. (973) 781-1204. Roseland, NJ Employment Law Attorney with 21 years of experience. Vincent A. Antoniello is a Member with Resnick Law Group, a New Jersey and New York employment law firm. He began practicing law in 2000 and has nearly two decades of experience as an employment lawyer.

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6 hours ago NJ’s New Employment Law Regulations Discover how recent and proposed changes to employment law in the Garden State will have significant impacts on both large and small businesses. By Jennifer Lesser, Contributing Writer On Aug 14, 2019. In recent months, Garden State businesses have been affected by several changes in employment law.

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4 hours ago New Jersey recognizes common-law claims of wrongful discharge in violation of public policy (often called Pierce claims). An at-will employee must show that his or her discharge violated a substantial New Jersey public policy, such as serving on a jury, refusing to violate laws or regulations, reporting criminal conduct to public authorities, or

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7 hours ago Local Public and Public School Contracts Laws. The handbook includes clickable links that make moving between the Table of Contents and related material convenient when viewed on a computer. In Part One, following the Local Public Contracts Law reprint, Appendix A displays the history and current public bidding and quotation thresholds since 2000.

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5 hours ago ANALYSIS. NJ Employment Law 2020: What Employers Need to Know. Keep on top of recent developments in New Jersey employment laws including the Family Leave Act, the Security and Financial

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8 hours ago Posted in Minimum Wage, New Jersey Legislative Update. On February 4, 2019, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law legislation, available here, which gradually raises the minimum wage in New Jersey to $15 per hour by the year 2024 for many workers in New Jersey. Under this law, for employers with more than six employees, the current

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5 hours ago NJ Labor And Employment Law The New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Blog is authored by Jay S. Becker and Joseph C. DeBlasio, shareholders in the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group, with support from the associates in the Group. It is dedicated to provide news and updates regarding all labor and employment matters throughout New …

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7 hours ago New Jersey Employment Laws – PDF. $ 14.99 $ 12.99. New Jersey Employment Laws is a go-to resource to answer your New Jersey-related employment questions. It contains summaries of many of the laws that regulate the relationship between employers and employees in New Jersey and is one of the only New Jersey employment law books that contains

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2 hours ago The employer must also follow certain laws, whether those laws are state or federal-based. These laws vary, depending on the state in which the employee works. New Jersey Employment Laws. While federal law includes over 180 regulations, there are also state-specific laws to follow. State labor laws in New Jersey might include topics like:

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8 hours ago STATE OF NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT NEW JERSEY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION LAW EXTENDED BENEFITS LAW WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP ACT SUPPLEMENTARY LEGISLATION JAMES E. MCGREEVEY Governor KEVIN P. MCCABE Commissioner Prepared by: Bureau …

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7 hours ago New Jersey Labor Laws - Minimum Wage. New Jersey has their own State Wage and Hour Law which, in addition to federal law, sets their own minimum wage rate as well as overtime rules and rates for all workers within the state of New Jersey. As of January 2017, the minimum wage in New Jersey was $8.44 per hour which is above the federal minimum wage.

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8 hours ago Employers must also pay nonexempt employees in New Jersey a rate of one-and-one-half-times their regular rate of pay for every hour worked over 40 in a single workweek. Employees who are paid less than minimum wage, or who are owed back pay for regular or overtime hours, may have a wage and hour claim against their employer.

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9 hours ago Common New Jersey Employment Law Issues. Wage and hour violations and employee misclassification are among the most common employment law issues in New Jersey. In both cases, a worker loses out on benefits or compensation they are entitled to under the Fair Labor Standards Act and New Jersey’s Wage and Hour Laws.

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8 hours ago History of New Jersey Labor Laws. The minimum wage recently started increasing in increments of $1 or more. For example, the hourly rate in New Jersey increased to $12 on Jan 1, 2021, from $11 on Jan. 1, 2020. Increases had been less dramatic prior to that: $8.60 on Jan. 1, 2018. $8.44 on Jan. 1, 2017. $8.38 on Jan. 1, 2016.

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9 hours ago This blog discusses some of the important employment laws businesses must follow in the state of New Jersey. If your employer violated any of these laws, contact the personal injury lawyers at The Epstein Law Firm, P.A.

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9 hours ago USA - New Jersey: Employment & Labour Laws and Regulations 2021. ICLG - Employment & Labour Laws and Regulations - covers common issues in employment and labour laws and regulations – terms and conditions of employment, employee representation and industrial relations, discrimination, maternity and family leave rights and business sales – …

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2 hours ago Get a New Jersey all-in-one labor law poster . Instead of printing out pages of mandatory New Jersey and Federal labor law posters, you can purchase a professional, laminated all-in-one labor law poster that guarantees compliance with all New Jersey and federal posting requirements. Fully updated for December 2017! Get All-In-One Poster Now

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7 hours ago The Mount Laurel labor law attorneys of Costello & Mains, LLC, handle employee rights throughout New Jersey. Confidential consultation: 866-944-3371 (local) or 866-944-3371 (toll-free) The firm has re-opened fully, but we continue to operate in a “Safe Mode” which will require strict adherence to safe interaction with one another and with

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6 hours ago On August 6, 2019, Acting Governor Sheila Oliver signed the New Jersey Wage Theft Act (WTA) into law. The law has been touted by proponents as the toughest wage theft statute in the country. Notwithstanding its name, the WTA goes far beyond attempting to prevent and punish intentional “wage theft” by significantly expanding the liability even the best …

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3 hours ago The New Jersey Wage Payment Law (NJWPL) currently requires every employer to furnish each employee with a statement of deductions from his or her wages each pay period. Under a new law, S1791 (

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8 hours ago If you are a business owner, professional labor law and minimum wage law posters are available for free download from LaborPosters.org. Disclaimer: Minimum-Wage.org is a private resource website. While we do our best to keep this list of state minimum wage rates ald labor laws up to date and complete, we cannot be held liable for errors.

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1 hours ago NEW JERSEY EMPLOYER CERTIFICATION . Legal Name and Address of Employer Group Policy Number or Group Number (if a current customer) For purposes of certification as a New Jersey Small Employer, an Employer is considered to be a Small Employer if the Employer satisfies the definition set forth below. Employee and Small Employer Definitions

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5 hours ago Under the new law, the first raise of $1.15—up to $10.00 an hour—became effective on July 1, 2019. Thereafter, the annual minimum wage will increase by the greater of either the federal consumer price index or $1.00 on the first day of each subsequent year, until it reaches at least $15.00 in 2024.

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5 hours ago New Jersey Minimum Wage Increase. The new minimum wage law will raise the rate to $15 by 2024. Rise will occur in increments, increasing to $10 per hour on July 1, 2019 and to $11 on Jan. 1, 2020. Thereafter, the minimum wage will increase $1 every year until reaching $15 per hour in 2024. The minimum wage will increase at a slower rate for

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2 hours ago The New Jersey Wage Payment Law, N.J.S.A. 34:11-4.1 to -4.14, is a New Jersey state law which concerns the timing and mode of payment of wages employers pay to employees working in New Jersey. As to the timing of payments, generally, the New Jersey Wage Payment Law requires employers to pay their employees at least twice during a calendar month.

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2 hours ago New Jersey and Vault Medical Services have teamed up to offer at-home COVID-19 saliva testing for any person who believes they need to be tested, with or without symptoms, at no cost. THE DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR IDA-RELATED FEMA ASSISTANCE IS JANUARY 5, 2022 Did You Recently Lose Unemployment Benefits? Help is available!

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4 hours ago Both the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. Sec.201-219 (the “FLSA”) and the New Jersey Wage and Hour Law, N.J.S.A. Sec. 34:11-56a-34:11-56a30, require employers to pay overtime (or 1.5 times the regular rate of hourly pay) to all covered, non-exempt employees for all hours worked over forty (40) hours in a single work week.

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6 hours ago Browse New Jersey CLE Labor/Employment Law Courses. This program will address the key aspects of a workplace investigation from beginning to end. This presentations covers the options for representing workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in the context of whistleblower and retaliatory discharge actions.

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Just Now 2022 - NJ Labor Law Posters only $16.95 Laminated or $12.95 Paper Set - New State Minimum Wage Effective January 1, 2022. Employers are required by the US Department of Labor and also by the State of New Jersey Government. Guarantee your Business to be fully compliant for your mandatory labor law posters for 2022.

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8 hours ago The New Jersey State and Federal All-In-One Labor Law Poster lets you be in compliance with this law. Wage and Hour Abstract & Payment of Wages (N.J.S.A. 34:11-56a21) It is required for employers to place this labor law poster in a conspicuous area so that all employees are able to easily see their right to overtime and minimum wage payments.

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8 hours ago N.J. Legal Services Directory - LSNJ provides free help for low-income individuals and families with civil law problems. Site includes information on LSNJ's telephone hotline, 1-888-LSNJ-LAW (1-888-576-5529). To find legal aid programs in other states, see LawHelp.org.

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1 hours ago NJ Employment Law Litigation and Defense. Even when an organization implements strong compliance and employee relations systems, litigation is sometimes inevitable. In these cases, you need a skilled NJ employment lawyer who understands both New Jersey and federal employment laws and can fiercely defend your interests.

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4 hours ago Earlier this year, Governor Phil Murphy signed two bills into laws that expand New Jersey’s leave laws and amend the wage and hour law. Most amendments are effective now. Covered employers must review the new laws to ensure compliance. Bill A 3975

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5 hours ago A Year of Significant Changes in NJ Employment Law. From medical marijuana to salary history, New Jersey has reshaped and expanded the myriad rules and requirements employers face. August 22, 2019

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2 hours ago New Jersey Minimum Wage. Effective July 1, 2019, the minimum wage in New Jersey increased to $10.00/hour from $8.85. It will be $11.00/hour starting Jan. 1, 2020. This rate will continue to

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Just Now Arizona. Arizona Proposition 207, also known as The Marijuana Legalization Initiative, was passed in November of 2020 and went into effect in January 2021, legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. However, legalization doesn’t affect healthcare employers who wish to maintain a drug-free workplace. Arizona is an “at-will” state, and

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4 hours ago Existing New Jersey law inadequately protects workers and businesses. Under New Jersey law, a temporary agency must put up a small bond and apply for a license for each office it opens in the state. But a media check found prominent firms that appeared to be unlicensed, according to the state’s database.

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9 hours ago Global Employers. For operations outside the US, visit our International tool to view our reliable and regularly updated suite of employment law guides for countries across Europe, South America, Africa and Asia.

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Just Now Minimum Wage & Overtime Wage Rate: The New Jersey State Wage and Hour Law establishes a minimum wage rate and overtime rate for all workers in New Jersey that are covered by the Act. The law requires the payment of time and one half per hour for actual hours worked in excess of 40 hours, with certain exemptions.

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What are the labor laws in new jersey for employees?

New Jersey Labor Laws - Meals and Breaks. Labor laws in New Jersey also cover breaks employees are allowed to take and which are required by law for workers that are under the age of 18. In NJ, those under the age of 18 may not work more than five consecutive hours without a break.

What is the minimum wage in new jersey?

New Jersey has their own State Wage and Hour Law which, in addition to federal law, sets their own minimum wage rate as well as overtime rules and rates for all workers within the state of New Jersey. As of January 2017, the minimum wage in New Jersey was $8.44 per hour which is above the federal minimum wage.

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NJ Labor Law Posters only $16.95 Laminated or $12.95 Paper Set - New State Minimum Wage Effective January 1, 2021. Employers are required by the US Department of Labor and also by the State of New Jersey Government. Guarantee your Business to be fully compliant for your mandatory labor law posters for 2021.

What does new jerseys wage act mean for employers?

For most employers, one critical takeaway is that the WTA requires employers to provide current and newly hired employees a written statement of wage rights, which will be produced by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL). In addition, the WTA substantially amends three key New Jersey wage statutes:

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