Recordkeeping for Employee Compensation Purposes: New Jersey
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: John Sarno, Employers Association of New Jersey
- New Jersey imposes recordkeeping requirements that go beyond the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). See Basic Recordkeeping Requirements.
- There are additional requirements for employers that have employees who receive gratuities, employers that claim a minimum wage credit for food or lodging and employers that employ minors. See Recordkeeping Requirements for Tipped Employees, Recordkeeping Requirements for Food and Lodging and Recordkeeping Requirements for Child Labor.
- New Jersey law specifies where records must be kept and who has access to them. See Location of Records.
- Employers are subject to fines and imprisonment for violations of New Jersey wage and hour law. See Penalties for Noncompliance.