On May 11, 2012, another bill (A2866) was introduced seeking to amend the New Jersey Family Leave Act to provide covered employees up to 48 hours of additional leave time (in increments as short as two hours) during any 12-month period. Covered employees may use this additional leave time to attend or participate in their child’s school functions or activities (such as theatrical productions, sporting events, classroom observations, parent-teacher conferences, and other meetings concerning the employee’s child) or to accompany the child to routine medical or dental appointments. In January 2012, the Assembly introduced a bill (A1421) that would provide for similar leave, but much less – only up to eight hours per year. (For a discussion of this bill, see the March 2012 issue of the New Jersey eAuthority.)
Today, technological advances make it easier for companies to track exactly where their products are at any given time. These same advances have given employers a similar opportunity to track their employees. Global positioning system (GPS) tracking software is now not only available for vehicles, but also for cell phones,…..
On January 25, 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published in the Federal Register its revisions to its electronic recordkeeping rules.
NYC Proposes Rules Implementing Fair Workweek Law: Spelling More Concerns for Retail and Fast Food Employers
As we previously reported, New York City retail and fast food employers must prepare for the Fair Workweek Law set to go into effect on November 26, 2017. On October 16, 2017 the Department of Consumer Affairs Office of Labor Policy and Standards (DCA) published much anticipated proposed rules to implement the Fair Workweek Law and provide needed guidance to covered employers.