On June 5, 2012, the Senate introduced a bill (SCR117) that would amend the New Jersey State Constitution to set the minimum wage at $8.50 per hour with annual adjustments for inflation. As a proposed constitutional amendment, if enacted, it would ultimately be submitted to the general public for a vote at the next general election.
Ironically, one of the first things that employees probably heard about the health care reform law back in 2010 had a decidedly anti-reform sound to it: It would halve the legal limits on health flexible spending account (FSA) contributions to $2,500 in 2013. By contrast, one of the last things that employees…..
On August 1, 2012, Illinois became the second state in the country to enact a law prohibiting employers from requesting that employees provide login or password information for a social networking website or demanding that employees grant them access to any non-public portion of the employee’s social networking website. The…..
As we previously reported, since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has issued instructions, statements, and guidance to help employers navigate COVID-19’s workplace impact. On September 8, 2020, the EEOC updated its “Technical Assistance Questions and Answers,” which include updates relating to COVID-19 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other equal employment opportunity laws previously published in the agency’s “Technical Assistance Guidance on Disability Accommodation.”