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New Hire Paperwork: New Jersey

New Hire Paperwork requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Brightmine Editorial Team


  • Employers must notify employees at the time of hire of the rate of pay and regular payday. See Notification of Payment.
  • An employer must notify employees in advance before it may claim a tip credit. See Tip Credit Notice.
  • Employers must provide each employee a written or electronic copy of the notification of the employee's Family Leave Insurance Rights at the time of hiring. See Notification of Family Leave Insurance Rights.
  • Employers with 50 or more employees are required to provide to each current employee and all new employees a written notice of their rights regarding gender equality in pay and compensation. See Gender Equity Notice.
  • Covered employers must provide new employees with notification of their right under the New Jersey Family Leave Act. See Family Leave Notice.
  • New Jersey employers must provide new hires with notice of the right to paid sick leave. See Paid Sick Leave Notice.
  • Employers must provide new hires with notification of their rights and obligations under the Conscientious Employee Protection Act. See Conscientious Employee Protection Act Notice.
  • Employers must provide new hires with notice of their recordkeeping obligations. See Recordkeeping Notice.
  • Employers must provide new hires with notice of their COBRA rights. See COBRA Notice.
  • New Jersey employers should provide new employees with both the IRS Form W-4 and the Form NJ-W4. See Employee Withholding Forms.
  • New Jersey employers just provide new employees with notice of employee rights under New Jersey wage and hour laws. See Wage Theft Act Notice.