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Legislation Update: S-865 Public-Private Partnerships in New Jersey Passed by Both Houses-Awaiting Governor’s Signature

Published Date:

06/29/2018

New Jersey is finally among the many states with broad authority to develop or improve public projects through a Public Private Partnership (P3) delivery method. This contracting model has stimulated growth and improvements in other States and led to the delivery of projects that may not otherwise have happened. Senate Bill 865 (“S-865”), after undergoing […]

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2018 Legislative Changes Affecting the Construction Industry

The 2018 Florida Legislative Session recently concluded and a number of important construction-related House Bills (HB) and Senate Bills (SB) were presented during the Session. Florida Governor Rick Scott has 15 days to act on the legislation once each Bill has passed the House and Senate. Bills signed by the Governor go into effect on […]

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NEW JERSEY BECOMES THE TENTH STATE TO PROVIDE WORKERS WITH PAID SICK LEAVE

Published Date:

05/22/2018

For the first time in state history, paid sick leave will soon be available to most New Jersey employees under a sweeping new law that Governor Phil Murphy signed on May 2, 2018. The New Jersey Earned Sick and Safe Days Act (A-1827) (the “Act”), which goes into effect on October 29, 2018, provides the […]

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New Jersey’s Governor Puts Construction Firms on Formal Notice of His Focus on Misclassification of Workers As Independent Contractors

Published Date:

05/17/2018

We have written quite a bit about the mounting threat to employers, both nationally and locally, of claims of misclassification of workers as independent contractors rather than employees. New Jersey’s new Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order last week that establishes a task force on employee misclassification to punish contractors who commit fraud by […]

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Unemployment Benefits For New Jersey Employees Who Resign? – NJ Appellate Division Says Yes, They May Be Eligible

Published Date:

05/08/2018

New Jersey employers know that the State’s unemployment compensation scheme is geared toward protecting employees. Consequently, a lot of employers generally (and wisely) do not challenge a terminated employee’s claim to unemployment benefits. A resigned employee, on the other hand, has historically presented a different situation, as the employee typically waives an entitlement to unemployment […]

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