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

Effective June 2011, New Jersey will have a new law which will penalize employers for advertisements that show bias against unemployed persons.  Specifically, N.J.S.A. 34:8B-1 et seq., which was signed into law by Governor Christie on or about April 24, 2011, prohibits businesses from knowingly or purposefully publishing, in print or on the internet, advertisements

The United States Department of Labor has just announced that it is raising fines for employers that illegally employ child workers. Under its new, tougher penalty structure, employers who illegally employ minors will face penalties of up to $11,000 per worker for each violation. When children work, the work must be age appropriate, safe and