New Jersey (finally) releases paid sick leave law notice

By: | 10.22.18 | HR Alerts
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) has released on its website the required notice that must be posted and distributed to all New Jersey employees under the New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Law. You can find the notice on the NJDOL’s we...

October 29 deadline for new NJ paid sick leave law

By: | 10.08.18 | HR Alerts
Earlier this summer, we alerted Members about New Jersey’s new law requiring employers to provide paid sick leave. This is an additional reminder that the deadline to comply with this new law is quickly approaching on October 29, 2018, and MEA is here to help its ...

FBI warns of phishing scam targeting direct payroll deposits

By: | 10.01.18 | HR Alerts
In a recent alert, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is warning employers that hackers appear to be targeting the online payroll accounts of employees in a variety of industries. The attacks are being carried out through phishing emails sent to employees, a...

New Delaware Law Mandates Anti-Harassment Training

By: | 09.12.18 | HR Alerts
Delaware recently became the latest state to mandate sexual harassment prevention training. On August 29, 2018, Governor John Carney signed SB 360 into law, amending Delaware’s Discrimination in Employment Act to address sexual harassment and to require large empl...

It just got harder for Pennsylvania employers to rely on an employee’s failure to report harassment that started a long time ago

By: | 07.20.18 | HR Alerts
This week, the Pennsylvania federal appeals court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, made it harder for employers to rely on the passage of time and an employee’s failure to report sexual harassment by a supervisor as a defense to liability...

New Jersey Equal Pay Act

By: | 05.16.18 | HR Alerts
New Jersey recently passed legislation substantially expanding pay equity protections for New Jersey employees. The law becomes effective on July 1, 2018, and MEA is here to help its members comply with the new requirements by that date. Specifically, as part of members...