On November 22, a bill (A3505) was introduced that would repeal all state laws providing for the payment of prevailing wages, including most notably the New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act, P.L. 1963, c.150 (C.34:11-56.25 et seq.). The bill has been referred to the Assembly Labor Committee.
Reproduced with permission from Workplace Law Report, Vol. 5, No. 16 (April 20, 2007) pp. 545-550. Copyright 2007 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800-372-1033) http://www.bna.com By Andrew P. Galeziowski and Stephen H. Smalley Aside from the steady flow of legal immigrants employed as educated professionals, the United States has experienced an incredible growth
The plaintiff complained of sexual harassment by her co-worker – an offer of money for sex – while both were off duty. Shortly thereafter, the plaintiff was allegedly given reduced hours, and subjected to poor treatment by her co-workers and supervisors.
The countdown is on for when Maine officially becomes the first state to require private employers to provide earned paid leave to employees for any reason.