Monthly Archives: November 2019

Know Your ABC’s: New Jersey SB 4202 Has Big Implications for Independent Contractors

The distinction between employees and independent contractors for purposes of the New Jersey state wage and hour laws is already the subject of some confusion for employers and workers alike.  However, a new bill winding through the New Jersey legislature promises not only to add to the confusion, but upend some industries. SB 4202, sponsored… Read more »

The New Jersey Panic Device Law: Protecting the Safety of Vulnerable Hotel Employees

Being a hotel hospitality worker shouldn’t demand putting yourself at risk of assault, sexual assault or harassment.  Yet unfortunately, housekeepers, room service servers, and other hotel employees whose duties involve entering guest rooms alone report a high incidence of assault and/or harassment by guests.   For instance, a hospitality workers’ union conducted a survey of members… Read more »