How Overtime Pay is Calculated

In New Jersey, workers who are considered to be non-exempt employees are entitled to receive overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours in a work week. Not all employees are entitled to receive overtime, however. For employees who are entitled to overtime pay, the amount that they must be paid will be calculated

What Are The Child Labor Laws?

In New Jersey, child labor laws restrict the ability of children to work. These laws state how old children must be before they can work. They also define when minors are able to work and the types of jobs that they can do. Child labor laws are designed to protect children from work that might

Who Is Entitled To Receive Overtime Pay?

Most employers in New Jersey are required to pay overtime under both state and federal laws. Overtime hours are paid one-and-one-half times the normal hourly wage of an employee. There are a number of exceptions to the overtime laws. Some employees are not eligible for overtime and are called exempt employees while those who are

How Many Hours Per Week Is Part-Time?

How Many Hours Per Week Is Part-Time?

In New Jersey, determining what constitutes a part-time job is not straightforward. There isn’t a law that defines what part-time work is, and the determination is instead left up to employers. The attorneys at Swartz Swidler can answer questions about whether workers should be considered to be part-time workers at their particular jobs. Defining part-time