Employers are currently required to report, on a quarterly basis, wages earned by their employees (on the standardized Wage Record System for New Jersey (WR-30) form). A bill recently introduced in the New Jersey Assembly (A3810) seeks to shorten the reporting time period from a quarterly report to a monthly report. If enacted, employers would be required to submit reports monthly within 10 business days of the last day of the month, and failure to comply with the reporting requirements would continue to expose employers to liability: from a $5.00 to $25.00 penalty per employee, depending upon the number of repeat offenses.
On August 1, 2013, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed into law the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act, a four-year pilot program legalizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Illinois is the 20th state to legalize medical marijuana.
Avoiding Mistletoe Mishaps, Part I: Seven Employment Topics To Consider When Hiring Seasonal Workers
As 2013 comes to an end, we will consider a number of issues that employers might be facing at the end of the year. In this blog series, we will cover topics such as seasonal hiring, religious discrimination claims stemming from the holidays, liability issues arising from corporate holiday parties,…..
The news reports that more and more companies are moving to offer unlimited vacation time. On its face, this policy change appears to be a generous offer by employers to boost employee morale and attract top talent, but there may be other factors at play. Here is an overview of such policies and some observations on their utility for California employers.