Governor Philip D. Murphy recently signed Assembly Bill 4682 / Senate Bill 2389, establishing various employment protections for specific “service employees” during changes of ownership. This bill goes into effect on October 22, 2023—90 days from signing.
Articles Discussing General Issues In New Jersey Labor & Employment Law.
On August 8, 2023, the Office of Strategic Enforcement and Compliance (OSEC) within the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (the “NJDOL” or the “Department”) launched The WALL – the Workplace Accountability in Labor List. The WALL (established under N.J.S.A.
New Jersey enacted Assembly Bill No. 4694 on July 21, 2023, adding a “convenience of the employer” rule in an effort to gain tax revenues from nonresidents assigned to a primary work location in New Jersey who work outside the state for their own convenience. The law became effective immediately
On August 5, 2023, New Jersey’s Temporary Workers Bill of Rights (TWBR) law takes full effect, bringing new obligations for temporary service firms and employers that utilize temporary workers. The State of New Jersey has indicated that it intends to enforce the new law in accordance with the proposed regulations
Amendments to New Jersey’s Unemployment Compensation Law (UCL) are scheduled to take effect on July 31, 2023. One of the most significant changes to the UCL is that employers will now need to electronically report certain “separation information” to the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) immediately
The NJ DOL has issued proposed rules to implement certain sections of the Temporary Workers’ Bill of Rights. The proposed rules clarify when the law applies to out-of-state work assignments; how to calculate pay; when a temporary worker and third-party client employee perform “similar work”; what needs to
We often hear caveat emptor (let the buyer beware). However, New Jersey enacted a law better described as caveat propola (let the retailer beware). On April 10, 2023, the long-awaited amendments to the Millville-Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act (NJ WARN) went into effect. The amendments, in large part, were enacted to discourage retailers from closing locations in New Jersey without providing advance notice and rewarding employees for their service.
On July 21, 2023, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development posted on its website proposed regulations to implement the New Jersey Temporary Workers Bill of Rights. Public comments on the proposal will be accepted until October 20, 2023.
On April 24, 2023, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation further expanding the circumstances under which striking workers can collect unemployment insurance (UI) benefits.
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) recently clarified that temporary service firms in New Jersey must comply with the requirements of the state’s new Temporary Workers Bill of Rights (TWBR) law even when assigning temporary workers to a third-party client outside the state.
New Jersey Appellate Division decision finds employee suspected of contracting COVID-19 failed to assert a perceived disability claim under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. Decision shows New Jersey courts are willing to limit expansive definition of “disabled” under state law, but employers still need to be mindful
In a case of first impression, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey found the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act (“the Act”) does not create a private right of action for individuals who believe their rights have been violated under the
Unhappy consumers, including patients, are free to express dissatisfaction with services they receive from providers on popular social media or online review platforms, such as Yelp and Google. At least in the healthcare industry, providers must be very careful when responding, if they respond at all.
“OCR continues to receive
Executive Summary: As discussed in our previous Alert, in February 2023, New Jersey enacted the “Temporary Workers’ Bill of Rights,” the most expansive law of its kind in the nation providing “temporary workers” with new rights and protections, including the right to receive pay equal to that of regular employees. This Alert discusses further steps taken by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) in implementing the law.
n connection with New Jersey’s new Temporary Workers Bill of Rights law, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJ DOL) has published a new assignment disclosure form that temporary service firms must complete and provide to temporary workers upon placement beginning on May 7, 2022.