UPDATE –  PAID SICK LEAVE IN TWELVE NEW JERSEY MUNICIPALITIES

Employers in the following NJ municipalities should review their current sick leave policies to determine compliance with local ordinances, including notice and posting requirements:

Plainfield, passed 3/14/16 and effective 7/14/16. Click here for the ordinance.

Elizabeth, effective 3/2/16. Click here for the ordinance

New Brunswick, effective 1/6/16 (but employees cannot use accrued paid leave until May 5, 2016). Click here for the ordinance. Click here for the Sick Leave Notice.

Bloomfield,
effective 7/1/15. Click here for the ordinance. Click here for the Sick Leave Notice. Click here for FAQs.

Montclair, effective 3/4/15. Click here for the ordinance. Click here for the Sick Leave Notice. Click here for FAQs.

Trenton, effective 3/4/15. Click here for the ordinance. Click here for the Sick Leave Notice. Click here for FAQs.

Paterson, effective 1/9/15. Click here for the ordinance. Click here for the Sick Leave Notice

Irvington, effective 1/7/15. Click here for the ordinance.

East Orange, effective 1/7/15. Click here for the ordinance. Click here for the Sick Leave Notice

Passaic, effective 12/31/14. Click here for the ordinance. Click here for the Sick Leave Notice.

Newark, effective 6/21/14. Click here for the ordinance. Click here for the Sick Leave Notice. Click here for FAQs.

Jersey City, effective 1/24/14. Click here for the ordinance. Click here for the Sick Leave Notice.

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