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:

October 29, 2018: New Jersey Enacts Paid Sick Leave Law

January 1, 2019: New Jersey Minimum Wage Increases to $8.85

January 1, 2019: New Jersey Implements Individual Health Insurance Mandate

July 1, 2019: New Jersey Minimum Wage Increases to $10.00 for Large Employers

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) Handbook Statement: New Jersey

Family Leave Handbook Statement: New Jersey

Paid Sick and Safe Leave Handbook Statement [Accrual Method]: New Jersey

Pregnancy and Lactation Accommodation Handbook Statement: New Jersey

Municipality Coverage

Search for local law requirements in the following key municipalities:

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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.

New Jersey at a Glance

New Jersey Employment Law Manual

Employee Benefits

Employee Compensation

Employee Leaves

Employee Management

HR Strategy, Management and the Law

Labor Relations

Organizational Exit


Recruiting and Hiring

Risk Management - Health, Safety, Security

Employee Compensation