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 […]
Employment & Labor Law
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.
On Friday July 21, Governor Christie took action on the following Employment and Labor bills: Absolute Veto A-3480 (Downey/Lampitt) –Would have prohibited employers from using an applicant’s salary in determining a salary amount for the applicant at any stage in the hiring process including finalizing the employment contract. NJBIA opposed this legislation because it did […]
Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation that changes period of time used to calculate taxes workers are required to pay toward the state’s Temporary Disability and Family Leave funds from the most recent calendar year to the most recent fiscal year. The legislation, S. 3176, (Madden, Mukherji) requires the Department of Labor and Workforce Development to […]
It’s been a busy May and June in the Legislature. Several employment & labor bills were passed and are on the Governor’s desk for consideration. Here are some bills that could have a direct impact on your business. A3480 (Downey, Lampitt) – Prohibits employers from using an applicant’s salary in determining a salary amount for […]