Employers will have until May 21 to weigh in on the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposal to increase the minimum salary threshold for mandatory overtime to $679 per week, the equivalent of $35,308 per year. The current threshold is $455 per week, or $23,660 per year. The department announced the long-awaited rule change on March […]
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(19/P017) TRENTON – A little more than a year after its launch, the Department of Environmental Protection’s recycling app, Recycle Coach, continues to expand its reach, making recycling easier than ever for many New Jersey residents. The free Recycle Coach app is providing information on recycling programs in more than 200 municipalities and 19 of 21 counties across […]
Similarly situated. Substantially similar work. Comparable work. Work of comparable character. Similarly employed. Until a couple of years ago, the nation’s equal pay laws required businesses to pay people the same for doing “equal” or “substantially equal” work. Since 2016, however, states have been adopting different standards for equal pay as described by the italicized […]
NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka will appear on News 12’s “Power & Politics” with host Eric Landskroner this weekend to discuss the proposed FY 2020 state budget and the need for fiscal reforms. The show will air: Today, March 22 at 9 p.m. Saturday, March 23 at 10 a.m.; 12:30 p.m.; 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24 […]
Accidents happen, even when employers take reasonable steps to keep their employees safe on the job. That’s why knowing what to do and what not do after a work-related injury is important because it will save the employer a lot of frustration and expense. At NJBIA’s seminar “Workers Compensation from Soup to Nuts” on Thursday […]