NJ Poster Changes
The New Jersey Minimum Wage poster has been updated to reflect an
increase in the state minimum wage rate. The New Jersey Department of
Labor and Workforce Development increased the minimum wage from $8.38
an hour to $8.44 an hour effective January 1, 2017.
Effective Date: January 1, 2017
Family Leave Act (FLA)
The most notable changes are:
- The FLA now also applies to government employers regardelss of the number of employees
- Coverage extends to more family members (step-parent, parent-in-law).
- The employee must give
the employer notice 30 days before taking Family Leave, except when
emergent circumstances require the employee to begin Family leave
sooner, in which case the employee should give the employer as much
notice as possible.
- Other non-substantial changes include the removal of the Toll-Free phone number.
- Effective Date: September 2016
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