The New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (NJDCR) just modified its Discrimination in Employment poster, which all New Jersey employers are required to display. The new poster adds “pregnancy” to the list of protected categories, and also removes any reference to the Jersey City and Paterson branch offices of the NJDCR, both of which closed (and merged into the Newark office). Similar changes were made to the Public Accommodation poster, as well as the Spanish-language versions of these posters. Employers may obtain a copy of the new posters by clicking here, and should replace their prior versions of the posters with these new versions as soon as possible.
On January 29, the Immigration Innovation Act of 2013 (I-Squared Act) was introduced by a bipartisan group of senators, including Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Marco Rubio (R-FL), and Chris Coons (D-DE). The purpose of the bill is to increase U.S. competitiveness by making it easier for employers…..
As we previously reported, the New York State Paid Family Leave Law (PFL) will go into effect on January 1, 2018, and will require virtually all private employers in New York to provide paid family leave benefits to eligible employees. (Public employers are not required to participate, but may opt in to the program.)
The recent retail and fast food industry protests regarding demands for a “living wage” remind us that corporate campaigns by unions are a form of corporate warfare. They seek to inflict upon employers a “death from a thousand cuts.” Corporate campaign tactics include publicizing extremely negative and often false statements…..