On February 7 and February 14, 2013, the “New Jobs for New Jersey Act” passed in the Senate (S2211) and the Assembly (A3312), respectively. As noted in the October 2012 issue of the New Jersey eAuthority, this bill seeks to make employers with 100 or fewer full-time employees eligible for a tax credit (against the corporation business tax or the gross income tax, whichever applies), for each employee hired into a full-time position, so long as the employee was previously unemployed for more than 30 days.
In response to the thwarted terror plot to send concealed explosives in parcels mailed to Chicago-area synagogues, the U.S. government has enacted emergency protocols and is revisiting security measures required for international flights bound for the United States. While not a direct legal issue, employers that transfer personnel from foreign operations or hire persons from
Eleventh Circuit Limits OSHA’s Ability to Use OSHA Form 300 Logs to Obtain an Inspection Search Warrant
On October 9, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit upheld a district court’s order quashing an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspection warrant.
The Second Circuit allowed an employer to rely upon circumstantial evidence to prove its legitimate, non-discriminatory reasons for not hiring an applicant when the sole decision-maker and only person with direct knowledge of the decision became terminally ill and then died prior to being deposed. The plaintiff had applied twice for a librarian position in the school district.