On February 27, 2014, the chair of the state Senate Labor Committee proposed a bill that would withhold payments by the state to vendors that are delinquent in their unemployment insurance contributions. The bill was introduced in response to a recent audit finding that the state’s vendors owe at least $36.7 million in unemployment insurance contributions as of last June.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies and employees to adjust to new work arrangements, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has also reacted by temporarily relaxing a few of the I-9 verification requirements.
Taking Documents to Support Discrimination Claims Can Be Prosecuted As Theft, Notwithstanding Quinlan, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds
In State v. Saavedra, 2013 WL 6763248 (App. Div. Dec. 24, 2013), a public sector employee learned that he could be indicted for criminal theft for taking his employer’s highly confidential, original documents, even if his actions would have been protected in a civil suit under Quinlan v. Curtiss-Wright Corp., No. 204 N.J. 239 (2010).
Right on the heels of the COBRA subsidy and subsidy extension notices required as a result of the COBRA subsidy and its extension, here is yet another notice that employers with group health plans must send to their employees annually. On February 4, 2010, the Department of Labor issued a model notice for employers to use in drafting their annual Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (“CHIPRA”) notice.