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Philadelphia Employers Barred from Asking Salary History

By: | 02.12.20 | HR Alerts
As most employers know, several jurisdictions have barred employers from asking job applicants about wage and salary history. Philadelphia was among the first to implement such a ban. However, in 2018, a Philadelphia trial court judge held that Philadelphia’s proh...

Use of the New Form I-9

By: | 02.03.20 | HR Alerts
USCIS has announced that as of January 31, 2020, employers should begin using Form I-9 with an expiration date of “Expires 10/31/2022” (in the upper right hand corner), and a revised date “10/21/2019” (in the bottom left hand corner), to comply w...

New Jersey’s Lawmakers Continue to Be Busy

By: | 01.31.20 | HR Alerts
On January 20, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law several employee-friendly bills. In particular, employers should take note of the following: Fines for Employee Misclassification One of the new laws authorizes New Jersey’s Department of L...

DOL Issues New OT Rule Setting FLSA Exemption Threshold At $35K

By: | 09.26.19 | HR Alerts
On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) released its long-awaited final overtime rule to replace the Obama administration’s controversial salary thresholds required for workers to qualify for the “white collar” exemp...

The New Jersey Family Leave Act

By: | 05.10.19 | HR Alerts
The New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA) currently requires employers with 50 or more employees (counting those employed both in and outside New Jersey) to provide employees working in New Jersey with 12 weeks of job-protected leave in a 24-month period to care for a fam...

DOL proposes new OT rule setting FLSA exemption threshold at $35K

By: | 03.08.19 | HR Alerts
On Thursday, March 7, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) released its long-awaited PROPOSED replacement to the Obama administration’s controversial salary thresholds required for workers to qualify for the “white collar” exempt...