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New Jersey Employers Must Provide Notice Before Using Tracking Devices in Vehicles Used By Employees

March 1, 2022

A new law that takes effect in New Jersey on April 18, 2022 requires most private employers to provide written notice to employees before using tracking devices in vehicles operated by employees. The law defines “tracking device” as “an electronic or mechanical device which is…

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The New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation Act is Amended to Permit Membership Meetings to Be Held in Part or Solely by Means of Remote Communication

March 1, 2022

In April 2020 and January 2022, the New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation Act was amended to permit nonprofit corporations to: Hold membership meetings at a designated physical location and allow members to participate by remote communication. Hold membership meetings solely by remote communication. To read more…

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New Jersey Amends Reporting and Filing Requirements for Charitable Organizations

January 26, 2022

On January 18, 2022, Governor Murphy signed into law P.L.2021, c.381, which amends both the New Jersey Charitable Registration and Investigation Act (CRIA) and the New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation Act. The law went into effect immediately. CRIA Amendments The amendments to the CRIA make two key…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jay Crowley

January 24, 2022

Jay Crowley, a solo practitioner based in Connecticut, has been volunteering with Pro Bono Partnership for nearly a decade. During that time, he has been an invaluable asset to many of the Partnership’s Connecticut-based nonprofits. Jay’s guidance on key employment and human resources legal issues…

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New York State Significantly Expands Protections for Private Sector Employee Whistleblowers

January 19, 2022

Updated February 27, 2022 Effective January 26, 2022, New York will significantly expand protections for private sector employee whistleblowers. Section 740 of the New York Labor Law has been amended to prohibit private sector employers from retaliating against employees, former employees, and independent contractors who…

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Supreme Court Stays OSHA’s Vaccine-or-Test Mandate for Employers with 100+ Employees

January 18, 2022

In the fall of 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA) implemented regulations that would require nearly all employees of private employers with 100 or more employees to be either vaccinated against COVID-19 or subject to weekly testing for the virus. The regulations were…

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New York Minimum Wage & Minimum Weekly Salaries for Some Employees Increase on December 31, 2021

December 8, 2021

On December 31, 2021, the New York minimum wage, and the minimum weekly salary threshold for the executive and administrative exemptions under New York State wage and hour law, will each increase as follows: Minimum Wage Minimum Weekly Salary for Executive & Administrative Exemption (regardless…

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OSHA Mandates COVID Vaccination or Testing for Employers with 100 or More Employees: 5th Circuit Says Not So Fast

November 10, 2021

Please Note: This Legal Alert is out-of-date. Click here for the most recent (1/18/22) OSHA Legal Alert. On Friday, November 5, the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published new rules requiring covered employers with 100 or more employees to implement policies and…

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Important Changes to Connecticut Leave Laws

November 9, 2021

CT Employers Don’t Forget: Revisions to the CTFMLA and New PFMLA Effective January 1, 2022 As we have previously informed you here and here, two new changes to the Connecticut leave laws will go into effect on January 1, 2022. There are two laws that Connecticut employers will…

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Important Reminder Regarding Connecticut Property Tax Exemptions

October 25, 2021

Quadrennial Reports are due on November 1, 2021, which is next Monday. These filings – also called the Form M-3 Exemption Applications – are necessary to obtain or maintain real and personal property tax exemption in any town(s) in which your nonprofit owns property. These…

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