Please join us for our Employment & Labor Policy Committee Meeting on Wednesday, December 13th at Forsgate Country Club. Representatives from the insurance industry will be in attendance to discuss the current status and future of workers compensation insurance and the prospect of legalizing recreational marijuana in New Jersey. We will also discuss potential legislative […]
Employment & Labor Law
Save the Date Wednesday, December 13, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Please join us at the next Employment & Labor Policy Committee meeting, Wednesday, December 13th at Forsgate Country Club. Sponsored by Brach Eichler LLC
On Friday, Sept. 29, the NJ Department of Labor and Workforce Development 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. At that time voters approved a $1 increase […]
The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) yesterday informed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that it is initiating a review and immediate stay of the effectiveness of the pay data collection aspects of the EEO-1 form that was revised on September 29, 2016, in accordance with its authority under the Paperwork Reduction […]
Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation, S-3056, (Eagan, Sumter) eliminating the current unemployment insurance exemption for interns working in hospitals. The new law allows medical school graduates interning at hospitals to be eligible for the same UI benefits and subject to the same UI taxes as other employees. The law took effect immediately.