The Senate passed a historic $2 trillion coronavirus relief package late Wednesday night to provide a jolt to an economy reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, capping days of intense negotiations that produced one of the most expensive and far-reaching measures Congress has ever considered.
On March 20th, Governor Phil Murphy signed a package of bills into law aimed at alleviating the economic impact that the coronavirus may have on New Jersey businesses and residents.
Today, March 20, 2020, the United States Federal Reserve announced that it would intervene in an effort to provide liquidity and maintain interest rates in the state and municipal bond markets by supporting banks' purchase of certain municipal debt obligations.
The Senate approved a multi-billion dollar emergency aid package Wednesday that will provide paid sick and family leave for many Americans while also offering free testing for the coronavirus and bolstering unemployment insurance.
Last week, Governor Murphy signed Senate bill 2000 into law, amending New Jersey’s Wage Payment Law, N.J.S.A. 34:11-4.6, which required private employers to provide certain information regarding deductions taken from their paychecks.
With new amendments to the Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) signed into law last month, New Jersey became the third state in the country to prohibit discrimination against a person’s hair style.
In a prior blog post we examined recent changes to New Jersey Site Remediation Reform Act ("SRRA") stemming from the passage of Assembly Bill A-5293. This new law, colloquially known as "SRRA 2.0," makes a few important changes to New Jersey's site remediation laws that may impact clients involved in purchase-and-sale or other property transfer transactions.
On August 9, 2019, Governor Phil Murphy Assembly Bill A-2004, (the "Bill"), which now permits municipalities in New Jersey to pay non-residential property tax appeal refunds over a period of three years.
Client Alert! On August 8, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor ("DOL") issued an opinion letter in which the DOL concluded that the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") covers a parent’s attendance at his/her child’s individualized education ("IEP") meeting at school.
On August 6, 2019 Acting Governor Shelia Oliver signed the Wage Theft Act into law. The law revised New Jersey wage and hour laws to include new civil and criminal penalties for failure to pay compensation and benefits, pensions, medical treatment, disability benefits, and workers' compensation.