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.
The New Jersey Business & Industry Association supports A-2536 (DeAngelo, D-14; Giblin, D-34), a bill that requires the state Treasury Department to collect unemployment benefits from recipients who should not have been paid those funds. The legislation directs the Department of Labor and Workforce Development to file a notice of debt with the Treasury Department […]