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January 29, 2018
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LEGAL & LEGISLATIVE UPDATE


Governor Phil Murphy's first official action as New Jersey governor was to sign an executive order on January 16 to support equal pay for women by barring managers in state government from asking job applicants about their previous salary. The order is in support of equal pay for women and stretches across all public jobs. Governor Murphy said that he would make it state law if lawmakers in the Democratic-controlled state Legislature sends a bill to his desk that would extend the rule to private businesses.

Additionally, on January 23, Governor Murphy ordered his administration to review New Jersey's medical marijuana program, which he says has been stifled over the past eight years. Murphy says he's asking state government to focus on expanding the medical marijuana program and proposing new rules or repealing those that hamper the program.

"There are a host of worker-related issues, including paid leave and minimum wage, that will most likely see action under Governor Murphy's agenda," stated Richard Scott, NJSA Vice President for Legal & Legislative Affairs. "It is essential that NJSA members attend Law Day 2018 to be fully apprised of new legislative information and the current environment on such issues as sexual harassment, taxes, and legalized marijuana - all issues impacting staffing."

LAW DAY 2018 - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN


Thursday, February 15, 2018
Einsehower Conference center, Livingston, NJ

For Owners, Managers, and Staff Engaged in 
Workforce and Compliance Issues
 
2018 is a key year in New Jersey with the election of a new governor and changes in the legislature's leadership. At the national, state and local levels, there will be changes in tax regulations and, additionally, there are workplace issues that impact your ability to stay focused and maintain a healthy working environment such as sexual harassment, salary compensation, and drug and substance abuse laws. This is an opportunity to start the new year on top of your operational game plan and not behind the eight ball.

Topics include: sexual harassment, marijuana and NJ law, wage and hour compliance, staffing in the Murphy Administration, and tax changes in 2018.

Key attendees should include: operations and business managers, senior level recruiters and sales professionals, and owners and managers.

Click here to download the brochure or go online at www.njsa.com to register.


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SPECIAL 2018 "KEYS TO WIN"
 
By now, you should have received your annual membership dues invoice in the mail.  Inside the envelope was a special "key to win" for special prizes in 2018 - an additional incentive to renew your NJSA dues today.  Your "key" number qualifies you for access to a treasure chest of prizes and opportunities available to all NJSA paid members in 2018.  You can win gift cards, free registration to NJSA events and other great gifts!
 
We will announce a qualifying "key number" each week in our Monday Morning Memo so you will need to keep an eye out for your key number!  You can go online to www.njsa.com  and renew your membership.  To be eligible for prizes, your NJSA membership dues must be paid by February 28.

STAFFING NJ-PAC DONATIONS

2018 WILL BE AN IMPORTANT YEAR FOR LEGISLATION 
THAT WILL IMPACT YOUR STAFFING FIRM

STAFFING NJ-PAC will take an active role in the 2017 elections and your support is greatly needed to ensure the staffing industry's voice is heard.    Click here for the PAC donation form and help provide funding for pro-staffing candidates. 

NJSA has a dynamic and convenient legislative platform to communicate your views on issues impacting staffing.    Click here to make your voice heard and to understand the legislative agenda we are following.

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In This Issue
Law Day 2018
Law Day 2018
Member News
Keys to Win
PAC Donations
Upcoming Events

NJSA Staffing Law Day
February 15, 2018
Eisenhower Conference Center
Livingston, NJ

NJSA Executive Leadership Conference
April 24-26, 2018
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa
Atlantic City, NJ



Thanks to Our 
2018 Annual Sponsors








Our mission is to be the advocate for the success and growth of NJSA members and the New Jersey staffing industry through leadership in legislation, education, ethics and professional business practices.


For additional information about any items in this Monday Morning Memo, or to learn more about membership in the New Jersey Staffing Alliance, please contact us at 973-283-0072 or email  patk@njsa.com . Our website is http://www.njsa.com . Thank you.