Law360, New York (March 5, 2013, 12:27 PM EST) -- New Jersey’s legislature was busy in the later part of 2012, lining up new legislation for 2013 that will impact New Jersey employers. Bills pending before the legislature include continued emphasis on wage and hour issues, including independent contractor misclassification and stiffer penalties for wage and hour violations including loss of business licenses.
In November, voters will decide an increase in the minimum wage rate. Employers should be aware of these and other issues in 2013.
Minimum Wage Increase
Following Gov. Chris Christie’s conditional veto of...