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Overtime!

Most hourly employees in New Jersey are entitled to be paid overtime for any hours worked over a total of 40 in a single week.  The overtime rate is a one and a half times an employee’s normal hourl… >

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New Jersey Recordkeeping Requirements

New Jersey employers are required to maintain the following records for each employee for a period of at least six years: The name of the employee; The address of the employee; The birth date of the employ… >

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Employment Classification - Employee Versus Independent Contractor

All business owners who hire workers to perform jobs for their business need to understand whether those workers are employees or independent contractors.  If the workers are employees, then the business i… >

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Top 10 Wage and Hour Violations

Most wage and hour violations result from a failure to follow some pretty simple rules.  Here are the 10 most common violations you should watch out for as an employee or business owner. Incorrect Emplo… >

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What Is Wage and Hour Law?

Wage and hour law makes up the rules that govern how much an employer has to pay employees for doing work. Most of the issues that arise come down to the wage rates an employer must pay and the time for which e… >