On Thursday, August 29, 2013, New Jersey’s Governor Christopher Christie signed bill A-2878 into law.  This law places New Jersey in line with the growing trend of states restricting employers’ ability to require job candidates to provide information (i.e., usernames and passwords) about their personal social media accounts, such as Facebook or LinkedIn.

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This past week, New Jersey’s Governor Christopher Christie vetoed a new minimum wage bill (A2162) that had been previously passed by the State’s Legislature.  This legislation had proposed increasing New Jersey’s minimum wage from $7.25/hour to $8.50/hour, and linking future minimum wage increases to the Consumer Price Index (“CPI”), which measures changes in price levels