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Updated: May 3, 2024

New Jersey notebook: Everything you need to know about staying compliant

Published By:

Jon Davis

This article details what workers' compensation requirements are in New Jersey

Are you doing business in the state of New Jersey? Below are the mandates you need to be aware of

When operating a business, its important to keep track of your state’s requirements so compliance doesn’t slip through the cracks. The list below can help you stay organized and on top of compliance-related to-dos in the state of New Jersey.

Retirement mandate for the state of New Jersey

New Jersey has a mandatory retirement savings program in the works called NJ Secure Savings.

Workers’ comp mandate

Did you know that the state of New Jersey requires almost all businesses with 1+ employees to provide a workers’ compensation policy?

Sexual harassment training

Though harassment training is not required in the state of New Jersey, it is highly recommended.

Short-term disability

In the state of New Jersey, most employers are required to have a short-term disability insurance policy. This is also sometimes referred to as temporary disability insurance.

State registration

If you employ an employee in the state of New Jersey, you are required to set up state unemployment and withholding accounts. If you would like to streamline this process and take it off your plate, please visit our partner, Middesk to learn more.

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Jon Davis is the Sr. Content Marketing Manager at OnPay. He has over 15 years of experience writing for small and growing businesses. Jon lives and works in Atlanta.