ShareThis

New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Law Goes Into Effect

New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Law Goes Into Effect A new law requiring New Jersey employers to offer paid sick leave has gone into effect.

The measure requiring employers to provide one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked took effect Monday. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed the measure into law in May.

Under the law workers may earn and carry forward up to 40 hours of sick leave per year.

The new law also gives New Jersey a statewide paid-sick-leave policy, superseding similar provisions enacted in 13 towns and cities.

Lawmakers and Murphy have said 1.2 million workers, many in food and personal-care services, would benefit from the new law.

New Jersey becomes the 10th state along with the District of Columbia to enact sick-leave legislation.

A Med Spa Nov 300X125


Author: https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2018/10/29/new-jersey-paid-sick-leave-law-goes-into-effect/

Archives


Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office Investigating Use Of Force By Vineland Officer

Suspect William Owens Shot And Killed, 2 Women Freed After Hostage Situation At Logan Township UPS Facility

2 South Jersey Men Among 3 Dead After Commercial Crabbing Vessel Capsizes Off Oregon

Lawsuit Alleges Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner Created ‘Toxic Culture’ For Women

Don’t Feed Wild Turkeys In Wawa Parking Lot

Lawsuit To Be Announced Against Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner

14 Students Injured In Accident Involving School Bus In South Jersey

Cape May County Woman Killed In House Fire

South Jersey Man Admits Using Hammer To Fatally Beat Sleeping Girlfriend

Smoking Ban At Public Beaches, Parks Takes Effect In 2019 In New Jersey

Higher Percentage Of People Left New Jersey Than In Any Other State In 2018, Study Finds

New Jersey And Delaware To Raise Minimum Wages

Somers Point Residents Torn Over New Plastic Bag Fee Meant To Protect Environment

Flames Erupt From South Jersey Home

Thousands Attend Memorial Service For Natalie Dempsey, South Jersey Firefighter Killed In Christmas Crash


More Articles