wage & hour

In a unanimous decision, on May 15, 2024, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that the state’s amendments (Chapter 212) to the Wage Payment Law (WPL) and the Wage and Hour Law (WHL) apply prospectively, and therefore plaintiffs cannot rely on the amendments to recover for any conduct that took place before the amendment’s effective date on August 6, 2019.… Continue Reading

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published its final rule, “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees,” which raises the salary thresholds for “white-collar” and highly compensated employees, rendering millions of employees eligible for overtime. The final rule phases in the new thresholds beginning July 1, 2024.… Continue Reading