NEW: NJ Self-Directed Programs December 2019 Newsletter
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NEW Announcement: NJ Minimum Wage Increase
On Monday, February 4, 2019, Governor Murphy signed into law, legislation that raises the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024. On July 1, 2019, the first increase to $10 an hour wage went into effect. Public Partnerships has identified those who are currently earning less than $10 an hour whose wages will increase on July 1, 2019. The next expected rate increase is on January 1, 2020, then annually through 2024.
Announcement: NJ Sick Leave Law
In compliance with the NJ Sick Leave Law, employees who have been accruing sick time since 10/29/18 are now eligible to use sick time:
- Employees that submit e-timesheets, can submit timesheets beginning with timesheet submission due on 3/11/19.
- Employees that submit paper timesheets, can submit timesheets by calling Customer Service at 844-842-5891.
Message to DDD Participants and Self-Directed Employees
All individuals currently enrolled in the DDD Self-Directed Employee (SDE) Option should continue to submit timesheets to Easter Seals until they are notified by Public Partnerships and have received the Public Partnerships Welcome Packet with SDE Timesheets.