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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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NJ Emergency Responder Leave in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

On November 15, 2012 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Michael J. Wietrzychowski Many employers aren’t aware that New Jersey affords unpaid leave and job protection for emergency responders when states of emergency are declared.  Under the law, “no employer shall terminate, dismiss or suspend an employee who fails to report for work at his place of employment because he is serving […]

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