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Employment & Labor Law Committee

NJBIA offers timely information and resources to help New Jersey employers understand and respond to employment and labor laws affecting their businesses.  Receive timely updates about changes in laws affecting your business, from payroll taxes and paid leave to the hiring and firing of employees.

Visit our resource area on this website for information specific to Employment & Labor Law.  Get advance notice of laws and regulations that can affect your company’s relationship with your employees

If you have questions, please contact Alexis Bailey at abailey@njbia.org

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October 14, 2022
NJBIA Opposition to A-1474/S-511

On behalf of our member companies that make NJBIA the largest business association in the state, I write to you in opposition to Assembly Bill No. 1474/Senate Bill No. 511 which seeks to create additional protection and transparency for temporary laborers. However, this legislation contains several concerning provisions that will negatively impact third-party companies utilizing […]

September 29, 2022
NJBIA Opposition to S-2389

On behalf of our member companies that make NJBIA the largest, most impactful statewide business association in the nation, I write to you in opposition to Senate Bill No. 2389 (Singleton/Zwicker), which would require a vast number of covered employers to retain a wide range of service employees for 90 days at the terms of […]

September 29, 2022
NJBIA Opposition to S-1410

On behalf of our member companies that make NJBIA the largest statewide business association in the nation, I write to you in opposition of Senate Bill No. 1410 (Cryan/Johnson), which severely limits the provisions and enforceability of restrictive covenants, such as non-compete, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements.   As we try to reclaim New Jersey’s status as […]

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September 15, 2022
NJBIA Government Affairs Employment and Labor Policy Update

The Legislature is returning to Trenton today and there are several pieces of legislation impacting the business community being closely monitored by NJBIA.   First and foremost, A-1474/S-511 (Lopez/Cryan), which creates new regulations regarding temporary laborers is still on Governor Murphy’s desk awaiting action. If signed into law, this legislation would require temporary workers to […]

July 14, 2022
NJBIA Government Affairs Employment and Labor Policy Update

Please find an update here outlining employment and labor bills that moved through the Legislature last month and legislation we are monitoring for the fall. We hope you can join us on Tuesday,  Aug. 9 for our hybrid Employment and Labor Law Policy Committee meeting. Guest speakers will be announced shortly.  To register for this meeting, click here. […]

June 11, 2021
Why Businesses Should be Concerned About Sexual Harassment Bill

On Thursday, the Senate Labor Committee narrowly passed a bill that greatly expands the threshold for bringing litigation for sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace.  While NJBIA and other groups understand the intent of the legislation – that inappropriate behavior should not be tolerated in the workplace – bill S-3352 (Weinberg, D-37) effectively removes […]

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