The much-anticipated Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, otherwise referred to as the “CARES Act”, was officially signed into law on Friday, March 27, 2020 and goes into effect on April 1, 2020.  While the CARES Act provides for various forms of relief, this blog focuses on the expansion of unemployment compensation benefits set

On March 1, 2019, New Jersey became the first state to enact legislation, Senate Bill No. 1567 (“An Act concerning pre-tax transportation fringe benefits”), requiring employers with 20 or more employees to offer pre-tax transportation benefits (“NJ Transit Law”).  The significance of this New Jersey legislation is that the state is requiring employers to offer

In a unanimous opinion issued on January 14, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court determined that the “ABC test” governs whether an individual is an “employee” or an “independent contractor” entitled to the protections of New Jersey’s Wage Payment Law and Wage and Hour Law.  See Hargrove v. Sleep’s, LLC, A-70-12 (Jan. 14, 2015)