New Jersey, New Year, New Posters

By: | 01.07.19 | HR Alerts
If you have not done so already, now is the time for New Jersey employers to post updated labor law posters reflecting the New Jersey Sick Leave requirements and the recent increase in New Jersey’s minimum wage rate (effective January 1, 2019 the New Jersey minimu...

E-Verify Unavailable During Government Shutdown

By: | 01.03.19 | HR Alerts
Members who use E-Verify to confirm worker eligibility should be aware that E-Verify is not operational during the government shutdown. Certain E-Verify policies have been implemented to help minimize the impact of the shutdown. They are detailed on the E-Verify we...

FLSA Exemptions: The U.S. Supreme Court Just Changed the FLSA Exemption Paradigm

By: | 04.05.18 | HR Alerts
What happened? On April 2, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro. The primary issue in the case was whether service advisors at car dealerships are “salesm[e]n . . . primarily engaged in . . . servic...

NLRB Signals Potentially Significant, Far-Reaching Changes to How Employers Manage the Workplace

By: | 12.20.17 | HR Alerts
The title is no understatement. President Trump’s newly appointed members of National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) just announced their arrival with a loud bang – on December 1, 2017, the Board’s General Counsel (&l...

OSHA Delays E-Submission of Work-Related Injuries/Illnesses Until December 15, 2017

By: | 11.30.17 | HR Alerts
On May 12, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published a final Rule requiring certain employers to electronically report yearly data of work-related illness and injuries. Initially, the deadline for submitting this information ...

New Sexual Harassment Guidance from the EEOC is on its Way

By: | 11.16.17 | HR Alerts
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently announced that it has updated its sexual harassment guidelines for the first time in over 20 years. The EEOC indicated that the timing of this update (it appears to coincide with the recent deluge...