June 15, 2023

What Employers Need to Know About the Temporary Workers' Bill of Rights

New Jersey Law Journal

Labor and employment partner Alexa Miller authored an article for New Jersey Law Journal that discusses the Temporary Workers’ Bill of Rights, signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy on February 6, 2023, bringing new employment protections to an estimated 130,000 temporary workers in New Jersey.

Miller provides key takeaways from the new law, including:

  • Scope of coverage
  • Assignment notification
  • Applicability to assignments outside of New Jersey
  • Equal pay and benefits for substantially similar work
  • Itemized statement requirement and wage deductions
  • Deductions
  • Work verification
  • Certification requirements
  • No restrictions from acceptance of a permanent position with the third-party client
  • Record-keeping requirements
  • Private cause of action
  • Anti-retaliation provisions
  • Next steps
Full Article

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