New Jersey Notices (Posting) laws & HR compliance analysis

New Jersey Notices (Posting): What you need to know

New Jersey requires that employers post a number of notices informing employees of their rights and obligations under various employment laws. The notices must be placed conspicuously enough to be easily seen by employees entering and exiting the workplace.
Most of these posters are available free from the New Jersey Department of Labor (NJDOL).
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Overview. Detailed discussion is provided below on selected, broadly applicable state employment poster and notice requirements.
Please note that additional poster and notice requirements and best practices may apply, particularly in industrial workplaces, healthcare and educational facilities, and other workplaces with unique or specific needs.
Child labor. All employers of workers under the age of 18 must post the New Jersey Child Labor Law Abstract, which, in considerable detail, summarizes the prohibited occupations; permitted hours of work; and other obligations, restrictions, and allowances for employers of minors.
The Schedule of Hours and Labor of Minors, providing the name of each minor employee, his or her work schedule, daily starting and quitting times, and meal and break periods, must also be posted (NJ Rev. Stat. Sec. 34:2-21.5).
A packet of required posters may be obtained from the NJDOL at http://lwd.dol.state.nj.us.
Discrimination. All employers must post a notice of the law against discrimination, informing employees and applicants that they may not be unfavorably treated based on race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability, liability for military status, affectional or sexual orientation, ...

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