In January of this year, New Jersey enacted a package of laws designed to root out and punish misclassification of employees as independent contractors. One of those laws, N.J.S.A. 34:1A-1.19, which went into effect on April 1, 2020, requires all New Jersey employers to post a notice regarding employee misclassification, in a form issued by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL). In May 2020, the NJDOL issued the required notice, which all New Jersey employers must post in a place or places accessible to all employees, in each of the employer’s workplaces within the state.
National Labor Relations Board Expands the Duty to Respond to Union Requests for Information in IronTiger Logistics, Inc.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the Board) continues to force new requirements upon employers from all directions. The Board might say that its new requirements represent an effort at increased civility and common sense in the negotiation process, but the legal foundation for the ruling in IronTiger Logistics,…..
U.S. Consulates in Canada and Mexico have a long history of processing Third Country National (TCN) visa applications for H-1B, L-1, O-1 and other employment-related visa categories. This has provided certain foreign nationals from distant countries such as India, Japan and Australia the ability to process a new visa without requiring a long trip back to their home country.
In Read v. Willwoods Community, 2014-C-1475 (La. 2015), the Supreme Court of Louisiana overturned a jury verdict awarding damages to a plaintiff who claimed that his employer breached a verbal contract to employ him for a term of five years.