Legal Alert: New Jersey Minimum Wage to Increase in November and January & Mandatory Notices Reminder

Nonprofits should note that New Jersey’s minimum hourly wage will increase on January 1, 2021, to $12.00 for employees of large employers and $11.10 for employees of small and seasonal employers. Moreover, as of November 1, 2020, “direct care staff members” in long-term health facilities are to receive a minimum wage that is $3.00 higher…

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Legal Alert: Connecticut Extends Deadline for Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Compliance

The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities has extended the deadline for Connecticut employers to complete sexual harassment prevention training for their workforce to January 1, 2021. Previously, Connecticut state law required employers to complete training of all employees by October 1, 2020. Please click here to see our previous legal alert for more information. Questions…

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Legal Alert: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Reminders

Please read the below for information on sexual harassment prevention training requirement in Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey. Connecticut All Connecticut employers with 3 or more employees must provide 2 hours of interactive sexual harassment prevention training (“training”) for all existing employees by October 1, 2020. For employees hired on or after October 1,…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Bob Chesler and John Lacey, Anderson Kill

Bob Chesler, a partner practicing at Anderson Kill’s Newark office, along with associate John Lacey, recently secured an important result for Pro Bono Partnership client Family Promise of Hunterdon County, Inc. (“Family Promise”). Family Promise strives to end homelessness by mobilizing the community to guide homeless families and individuals to self-sufficiency and permanent housing with…

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Legal Alert: Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act and New Mandatory New Jersey Poster

On June 5, 2020, the President signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act. This new law amends the original Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) that was established as part of the CARES Act at the end of March. The PPP Flexibility Act makes it easier for recipients of  PPP loans to qualify for forgiveness of…

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Legal Alert: New York and Connecticut Issue New Requirements for Reopening Businesses After COVID-19 Shutdowns

Recently, both the New York and Connecticut state governments issued guidance on the requirements businesses must meet before reopening after the COVID-19 shutdowns. The reopening plans are comprehensive and should be reviewed in full. New York You can find the New York requirements here: https://forward.ny.gov/ (you will have to scroll down the page to see all of…

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