New Jersey Offices - (201) 891-3726/ (732) 314-7405

New Jersey Offices
  • 356 Franklin Avenue
  • Second Floor
  • Wyckoff, NJ 07481
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  • (By Appointment Only)
  • Shore Crossings – 3600 Route 66
  • Suite 150
  • Neptune, NJ 07753
  • (201) 891-3726/ (732) 314-7405 tel

New York Office - (646) 759-2962

New York Office
  • (By Appointment Only)
  • 43 West 43rd Street
  • Suite 143
  • New York, NY 10036
  • (646) 759-2962 tel

Category Archives: Business

  1. UPDATE: Regulations related to New Jersey’s Earned Sick Leave Law have been finalized

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last month, on January 6, 2020, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development finalized the regulations related to the Earned Sick Leave Law (ESLL) that went into effect in October 2018.  52 N.J.R. 20 (a).  Although the finalized regulations do not generate significant changes, they are accompanied by…

  2. Deadline Alert: The March 1, 2020, operative date for the New Jersey Transit Benefits Law is near and employers must prepare for implementation

    By:  Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. Last March, Governor Murphy signed legislation requiring New Jersey employers, who have more than twenty employees, to offer pre-tax commuter benefits to those individuals who are not already subject to a collective bargaining agreement.  Simply put, Senate Bill No. 1567  provides for a pre-tax fringe benefit permitting an employee to…

  3. When a Will is Not Enough

    By: Nima Ashtyani, Esq., LLM Roughly half of all Americans don’t have a will, so if you’ve already taken this vital step to protect your assets and successors then congratulations are in order – you’re already ahead of the curve. While a will is a necessary document that every person who owns assets should have,…

  4. Perks versus pay: Department of Labor updates to regular rate requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act take effect today.

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. As of today, employers shall be guided by updated regulations defining the type of compensation that one may include, or one must exclude, within regular rate of pay calculations. Recognizing that the existing guidance under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 USC 201 et al., remained relatively stagnant for…

  5. Happy New Year! 5 resolutions every small business should make this year

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD With a new year ahead of us, Campanella Law Office LLC would like to share a collection of 5 action items every business should have on their calendar this year (and every year).  By spending a few hours now, you can potentially save yourself time and money later in the…

  6. A well-planned estate: Gift your family ‘security’ for the holidays

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. With the arrival of the holidays, it is natural for us to turn our thoughts to family, but many of us struggle to find our loved ones the perfect gift. Might we suggest the gift of a well-planned estate? Especially if you are a small-business owner, a well-thought out estate…

  7. UPDATE: Misclassification bill will not limit independent contractor status as significantly as first suggested; good news for small businesses, independent contractors and freelancers in NJ

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. Last month, our office acknowledged that some problematic amendments accompanied the efforts to codify New Jersey’s “ABC” test which businesses currently use to differentiate among employees and independent contractors.  You can read about the originally proposed changes to Senate Bill No. 4204 here.  While continuing to maintain focus on workers’…

  8. NJ Senate Bill No. 4204: Amendments to ABC Test Could Prove Problematic to Independent Contractor Status

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. In January 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that the “ABC” test derived from the New Jersey Unemployment Compensation Act, N.J.S.A. 43:21-19(i)(6), should be adopted to differentiate among employees and independent contractors for the purposes of the New Jersey Wage Payment Law and the New Jersey Wage and Hour…

  9. Campanella Law Office LLC Grand Re-Opening!

    I am very pleased to announce the re-opening of my firm, Campanella Law Office LLC, which officially opens its doors today, August 30, 2019! In addition to continuing to provide our clientele with comprehensive health care services, our expansion will now include comprehensive business law services, complete residential and commercial real estate services, and, as…

  10. New Jersey Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Goes into Effect October 29th!

    By: Gina L. Campanella, Esq., FACHE The New Jersey Mandatory Paid Sick Leave law, which was passed on May 2, 2018, officially goes into effect on October 29, 2018.  In advance of the effective date, the New Jersey Department of Labor has finally issued their proposed Regulations for enforcement of this law.  As is often…