New Jersey HR and Employment Law

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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.

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in New Jersey, as well as other states and municipalities:

December 20, 2017: New Jersey Enacts Criminal Records Expungement Laws

January 1, 2018: New Jersey Minimum Wage Increases to $8.60

January 8, 2018: New Jersey Expands Breastfeeding Protections

January 15, 2018: New Jersey Expands Employment Protections for Military Members

April 1, 2018: New Jersey Protects Employees' Rights to Certain Inventions

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your New Jersey Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The New Jersey Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

Whistleblower Protections (Conscientious Employee Protection Act)

Family Leave

Paid Sick Time (Jersey City) [10+ Employees]

Pregnancy Accommodation

Municipality Coverage

Search for local law requirements in the following key municipalities:

Jersey City


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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.

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