Christie signs law barring employers from punishing workers who share pay info with colleagues

Gov. Christie on Thursday signed into law a bill that sponsors say will lead to less pay discrimination in the workplace in New Jersey. The legislation prohibits employers from punishing workers who share information about job titles and pay with   Read More…

Gov. Christie signed a bill today that will ban New Jersey companies from forcing workers to hand over user names or passwords to their social media accounts.

Gov. Christie signed a bill today that will ban New Jersey companies from forcing workers to hand over user names or passwords to their social media accounts. Under the legislation (A2878), companies will be fined $1,000 if they request or   Read More…

Governor Takes Action on Minimum Wage

Governor Takes Action on Minimum Wage:  please click on this link for the most recent action on the Minimum Wage bill: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2012/Bills/A2500/2162_R1.HTM

Hurricane Relief for Individuals

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Hurricane Sandy has impacted employers and employees in several different ways.  Many have lost income due to the effects of the disaster and are searching for ways to compensate for this loss.  Employees and self-employed individuals may   Read More…

Hurricane Relief for Businesses

Courtesy of Citrin Cooperman Consulting, the following is a brief summary of programs and relief provisions that are being implemented to assist businesses and individuals who are located in the counties designated as disaster areas by the respective jurisdiction: Disaster   Read More…

MEMORIAL DAY

   Memorial Day, first enacted to honor Union and Confederate soldiers following the American Civil War, was extended after World War I to honor Americans who have died in all wars. Memorial Day often marks the start of the summer vacation   Read More…

Daylight Saving Time

  Reminder   Daylight Saving Time starts this weekend. Please remember to set your clocks  Ahead  1 hour on   Sunday, March 11, 2012    

Wanna Get Fired? Do These 10 Things

    by David Gee Most of the posts on the pages of Staffing Talk have to do with hiring people, not firing them. And that is as it should be. But when a member of the editorial staff at   Read More…

Why Temporary Work Is Worth It

Is this a good thing? It certainly can be. As a career transition expert, I view temporary work as a perfect chance for a career switcher to try on different hats, work in various types of businesses, even add new   Read More…

Legal Alert – New Mandate for New Jersey Employers Effective December 7, 2011

LEGAL ALERT New Mandate for New Jersey Employers Effective December7, 2011 Beginning December 7, 2011 New Jersey employers will be required to provide to all newly hired employees at the time of hiring a copy of the below Appendix.  The   Read More…

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