New Jersey and Westchester County Enact Paid Sick Leave Laws

November 16th, 2018 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Employment Law, New Jersey Law, New York Law, Sick Leave Laws

Paid sick leave laws seem to be spreading, and gaining in popularity. Earlier this year New Jersey became the tenth…

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Employee Handbooks: An Essential Workplace Protection

In the modern workplace, a well-written employee handbook is a necessity for all employers. An employee handbook allows employers to…

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Background Checks: A Guide for Employers

Employers need to be aware of the important protocols to be followed when retaining outside vendors to conduct background checks….

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Sexual Orientation Included as Civil Rights Protection

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has held that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of…

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Caregiving Issues for Employees

Many employers throughout the country are witnessing an increase in time off requests by employees who need to care for…

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Department of Labor Audit: Be Prepared

When an employer does not fully comply with wage and hour laws, it may result in back pay fines and…

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Minimum Wage Increases for 2018

Since 2009, the federal minimum wage for nonexempt employees remains at $7.25. However, states and local governments continue to raise…

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Regulations Regarding the New York Family Leave Law

May 25th, 2017 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Benefits, Disability, Employment Law, FMLA, Human Resources, New Jersey Law, New York Law, Nursing Mothers

As reported in a prior Newsletter, New York State is mandating paid family leave for all employees. The New York…

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Weather-Related Attendance Issues – 2017

January 31st, 2017 | By Jules Halpern Associates | FLSA, Human Resources, New Jersey Law, New York Law, Wages and Hours, Weather-Related Absences

Prudent employers are preparing themselves for the many issues that arise from weather-related absences and facility closures. The Old Farmer’s…

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Minimum Wage and Salary Threshold Increases for 2017

Minimum Wage The federal minimum wage for nonexempt employees will remain at $7.25 per hour. State and local governments, however,…

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