Employment Law


New Overtime Rule Raises Salary Cut-Off to $35,568
 

New Overtime Rule Raises Salary Cut-Off to $35,568

Posted: September 24, 2019
Employees who make less than $35,568 are now eligible for overtime pay under a final rule issued today by the U.S. Department of Labor. The new rate will take effect Jan. 1, 2020.


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.