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Laundromats: Look for Your Labor Compliance Package

January 8, 2024

New Jersey laundromats will soon receive materials to help ensure they are in compliance with State labor laws in 2024. Retail laundromats, like all New Jersey employers, are required to:

  • Pay their employees at least the State minimum wage, which increased to $15.13 for most employees on January 1st, 2024
  • Pay their employees an overtime rate of 1.5 times their regular pay rate when they work over 40 hours in a workweek
  • Classify workers as employees appropriately
  • Register in the new online system for working papers when hiring a minor under age 18
  • Protect working minors by adhering to all State child labor laws
  • Allow all their employees to earn and use sick leave to care for themselves or a loved one
  • Display all required posters in the workplace where employees can see them

Laundromats will continue to be a Strategic Enforcement focus for the New Jersey Department of Labor in 2024.

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