The U.S. Department of Labor on Wednesday released its notice that covered employers must distribute regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). “Each covered employer must post the notice in a conspicuous place on its premises. An employer may satisfy this requirement by emailing or direct mailing this notice to employees, or posting this […]
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New Jersey employees can now receive paid family leave and temporary disability benefits to provide income during the coronavirus pandemic. The Assembly passed the expansion yesterday in its first remote voting session, and Gov. Phil Murphy signed it shortly thereafter. The bill, S-2304 (Sumter, D-35), passed the Senate last week. The current family leave program […]
Employers paying for paid leave under the requirements of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) should expect to receive refundable tax credits to cover their full costs, according to an article by HRDive.com. According to a joint news release by the U.S. Treasury Department, IRS and U.S. Department of Labor, small and midsize employers […]
New Jersey Business & Industry Association President & CEO Michele N. Siekerka, Esq. released the following statement in response to the package of grant, loan and support programs approved and announced today by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority to help businesses hurt by the coronavirus response. “NJBIA thanks Governor Murphy and the EDA for […]
Businesses that range from New Jersey’s largest utility to its smallest entrepreneurs are stepping up throughout the state to provide much-needed solutions to help healthcare workers, their own employees and their communities cope with coronavirus pandemic hardships. PSEG Donates Respirator Masks PSEG, which powers 55% of the state’s electric customers, said Wednesday it is donating […]