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NJ Legislature Takes Next Step Toward a Radical Minimum Wage Constitutional Amendment

On January 2, 2013 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By James R. Costello, II On December 17, 2012, the New Jersey General Assembly passed by a vote of 46-29-1 Assembly Bill ACR-168, a version of Senate Bill SCR-1 that passed on November 19, 2012, seeking to amend the state’s constitution to require an immediate increase of the minimum wage to […]

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Ten States Increasing Minimum Wage in 2013

On December 27, 2012 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner Multi-state employers must be attentive to increases in state minimum wages that tend to occur annually, as some states have laws that require annual increases based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and inflation.  All but one of the minimum wage increases that will take effect on […]

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A minimum wage hike could be on the horizon in New Jersey

On November 27, 2012 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By James R. Costello, II On November 19, 2012, a New Jersey State Senate panel approved Bill S3, a version of Assembly Bill A2162 passed by a vote of 46-33-0 on May 24, which would boost the New Jersey minimum wage from $7.25 per hour, the current Federal minimum wage, […]

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