New Jersey has enacted a sweeping paid sick and safe leave law. Effective October 29, an estimated 1.2 million workers in the Garden State will gain the right to paid sick leave.
New Jersey is expected to become the 10th state to pass a paid sick leave law, joining Arizona, California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington.
Washington and New Jersey have passed comprehensive pay equity laws that significantly strengthen requirements for employers to provide equal pay for similar employment without regard to gender or other protected characteristics.
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