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.
On 9 October 2020, the UK government announced an extension to the Job Support Scheme (JSS) for businesses that are legally required to close on account of coronavirus restrictions. This measure will sit alongside the original JSS and the Job Retention Bonus, replacing the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), which will end on 31 October 2020.
In a decision dated September 30, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that employers must continue to collect voluntarily authorized union dues from the paychecks of employees after the expiration of the agreement.
There have been some recent discussions indicating that the regulation implementing the Executive Order requiring federal contractors to use E-Verify may be finalized within days. This would be a significant development as the government estimates that approximately 168,000 contractors and subcontractors will be required to enroll in E-Verify as a result of this rule. E-Verify