New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub

New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub

  • Employers:
    • Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP- Coronavirus: An Employer's Action Guide
    • Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith, and Davis LLP have provided guidance in regard to the COVID-19 Employment Law Update which includes CDC and OSHA guidance as well as Employers' ADA Rights and Responsibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to read more.
    • The Employers Association of New Jersey (EANJ) continuiously updates their Coronavirus Toolkit for employers.
      • EANJ website has a page dedicated to the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act and Mandatory Sick Leave policy that were part of the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act signed into law on March 18, 2020.
    • The organization UST has assembled a list of the essential COVID-19 resources for nonprofit employers to help navigate the impact of the pandemic on both organizations and their employees. Click here to access the employer's toolkit
    • Tax Exemptions and Implications of Employee COVID-19 Hardship Payments
  • Legislation:
    • Executive Orders 123-127
    • Legislation (S2374) expands protections of the Family Leave Act to allow employees forced to take time off to care for a family member during the COVID-19 outbreak with up to 12 weeks of unpaid family leave in a 24-month period without losing their jobs.
    • NJ CARES Act 42CR:
    • Executive Order No.122 ceases all non-essential construction projects and imposes additional mitigation requirements on essential retail businesses and industries to limit the spread of COVID-19
    • Executive Order No.119 extends the public health emergency in New Jersey
    • Executive Order No.113, gives the New Jersey State Director of Emergenct Management the authority to commander medical supplies and equipment, including Personal Protective Equipment.
    • Executive Order No.112, authorizes the Division of Consumer Affairs to temporarily reactivate the licenses of healthcare professionals who have recently retired and grants temporary licenses to doctors licensed in foreign countries.
    • As of Tuesday, March 26, a series of bills have been passed related to COVID-19. Click here to see the legislation that has passed (compiled by BioNJ).
    • On Wednesday, March 25, Governor Murphy signed Senate No.2304 into law. This piece of legislation expands the scope of temporary disability insurance (TDI). Click here for more information.
    • Governor Murphy signed legislation (A3860) which authorizes any health care practitioners to provide telemedicine and telehealth services for the duration of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
    • COVID-19 Related Legislation (A3843, A3845, A3848, A3855)
  • Census
  • COVID-19 Related Helplines/Phone Numbers
  • Report Violations

** How Individuals Can Help

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