Employment Law


Wage Theft Bill Signed Into Law
 

Wage Theft Bill Signed Into Law

Posted: August 6, 2019
New Jersey businesses now face criminal penalties for failing to pay the wages owed to their employees thanks to legislation signed into law today by Acting Governor Shelia Oliver. However, the law would subject employers to criminal penalties for what are honest mistakes attributable to the legal complexities of New Jersey’s wage and hour law.

IRS Launches New Tax Withholding Estimator
 

IRS Launches New Tax Withholding Estimator

Posted: August 6, 2019
The IRS has launched a new Tax Withholding Estimator, an expanded, mobile-friendly online tool designed to make it easier for everyone to have the right amount of tax withheld during the year.


Murphy Ramps up Crackdown on Employee Misclassification
 

Murphy Ramps up Crackdown on Employee Misclassification

Posted: July 9, 2019
Calling employee misclassification a crisis, Gov. Phil Murphy said today that New Jersey workers lost out on $46 billion in wages and benefits in 2018 because they were not properly paid and vowed to ramp up a crackdown on misclassification that is already underway.