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New Jersey Earned Sick Leave Law

New Jersey Earned Sick Leave Notice

The state of New Jersey has just released its Earned Sick Leave Notice for all employers to use. Under the new law, most employees have a right to accrue up to 40 hours of earned sick leave per year. Here are key facts that you should be aware of: 

  •  The notice must be distributed to all existing employees by November 29, 2018

  •  The notice must be distributed to all new employees at the time of hire, so it should be immediately added to New Hire Kits
  • The notice must be posted in a place frequented by employees (such as break room or communal area) by October 29, 2018


Download the Free PDF to view the notice from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development to learn more about the acceptable reasons to use earned sick leave. 


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