Access key resources that help private employers in New Jersey stay apprised of HR and employment law developments, obtain insights on how the developments compare to related Federal requirements, and customize tools to comply with state and municipal requirements. All are available to XpertHR subscribers; explore them here! You may wish to start with the following state-specific resources:
You can access the full New Jersey Employment Law Manual (over 50 state-specific reference resources) and Employee Handbook templates (over 20 state-specific handbook policy templates) below, as well as view key state and municipal deadlines, additional state-specific resources and links to key municipal coverage.
Updated to reflect an increase in the state minimum wage, effective January 1, 2017.
Updated to reflect an increase in New Jersey's minimum wage, effective January 1, 2017.
Updated to include information on Cuevas v. Wentworth Group, which relates to the use of expert testimony as proof in certain claims for emotional distress.
Compensation already paid for hours of work may not be used as an offset and thereby be counted a second time as statutorily required compensation for other hours of work, the 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals held in Smiley v. E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Co.
Enhanced to link users to the most comprehensive coverage of each law and to improve the organization and scope.
In-depth review of the spectrum of New Jersey employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to withholding taxes.
On September 2, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gave 120 days' required notice of intent to end the state's 40-year-old reciprocal income tax withholding agreement with Pennsylvania. If New Jersey follows through, the agreement will terminate at the end of 2016, and will affect employers and employees in both states.
A round-up of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help New Jersey employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.