On January 14, 2020, the Brazilian Ministry of Economy issued an ordinance fixing the 2020 maximum payout amount of social security retirement benefits at R$6,101.06, representing a 4.48% increase to the maximum payout rate for 2019.
Reducing your New Jersey workforce just became more expensive. On January 21, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law Senate Bill 3170, radically expanding employers’ advance notice and severance pay obligations under NJ WARN.
More states are enacting so-called “red flag laws,” which allow certain entities and/or individuals to obtain restraining orders to remove firearms from an individual deemed by the courts to be a threat to themselves or others.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Report for 2018, finding a 2% increase in fatalities from the prior year, including notable increases in overdoses and suicides at work.
The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development recently issued long-awaited regulations regarding enforcement of New Jersey’s Earned Sick Leave Law and its responses to comments about the initially proposed regulations.