Q&A

Ask the BPHR Advisor Can We Require Overtime?

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Can We Require Overtime?

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During the busy season, you might want employees to put in the extra work. Are employers legally allowed to require overtime? Here’s everything you need to know.

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Ask the BPHR Advisor Commuter Benefits Law

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Commuter Benefits Law

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New Jersey became the first state to require employers to offer a commuter benefit program to their employees. Even though the law is active, it’s not yet enforced, but it will be come the new year. Find out what you need to know to be in compliance.

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Minimum wage - which state applies

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Minimum wage – Which state applies?

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Some businesses have employees that work out of state from where company headquarters is located. Making sure you’re in compliance with minimum wage for these employees is important. Here’s what you need to know state by state.

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Ask the BPHR Advisor- Exempt vs. Non-exempt?

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Exempt vs. Non-exempt?

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Exempt vs. Non-exempt? 800 533 Balance Point Team

Overtime rules are changing come January. You need to be prepared and make sure you’re classifying your employees correctly. Here’s some information on exempt and non-exempt employees.

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over time rule

Ask the BPHR Advisor: New Overtime Rule

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New overtime rules have been finalized and will be effective on January 1, 2020. Here’s what your company needs to know to prepare.

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Ask the BPHR Advisor: Wage and Hour Audit

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There have been many new laws enacted in New Jersey related to Pay Equity, Family Leave, Wage Theft and Employee Misclassification. Companies are often getting audited and not knowing what they need to do to prepare. Here are some tips and guidelines to follow.

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the medical cannabis act

Ask the BPHR Advisor: The Medical Cannabis Act

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On July 2, 2019, new procedures were put in place for when an employee tests positive for marijuana. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Ask the BPHR Advisor- Are Pay Cuts Legal?

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Are Pay Cuts Legal?

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Did you know cutting down an employee’s pay can also serve as a layoff. However, if the employee declines, they are entitled to collect unemployment benefits. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Comp Time in Lieu of Overtime

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Comp Time in Lieu of Overtime

Ask the BPHR Advisor: Comp Time in Lieu of Overtime 600 401 Balance Point Team

Changes in overtime laws may make it difficult for employers to be flexible on how they pay their employees for overtime. Check out what our HR advisor has to say about providing time off to non-exempt employees in lieu of overtime pay.

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Final Pay State Laws

Ask BPHR Advisor: Final Pay State Laws

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If an employee is terminated from your office, are you obligated to give them their final pay check that same day? Here’s what our HR advisor has to say about handling the situation.

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