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New Jersey Employers: The State Paid Sick Leave Law Is Now In Effect – Are You Ready?
The New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act takes effect today, October 29, 2018. Just in time for flu season.
United States
5 Nov 2018
New Jersey Federal Judge Finds Medical Marijuana User Cannot Compel Employer To Waive Employment Drug Testing Requirements
The United States District Court of New Jersey recently dismissed an employee's disability discrimination, failure to accommodate and retaliation claims, holding that neither the New Jersey LAD nor the New Jersey CUMMA...
United States
29 Aug 2018
Gov. Christie Vetoes Proposed Equal Pay Act Again As ‘Business Unfriendly'
In an effort to address and remediate gender-pay gaps in the state, the New Jersey Senate introduced and passed Senate Bill No. 992 (the "Bill") in February 2016.
United States
9 May 2016
Objective Basis Needed For Psychological Fitness For Duty Exam
In a case of first impression in New Jersey, the Appellate Division cautioned that employers may only require an employee to undergo a mental health fitness-for-duty examination in limited circumstances.
United States
21 Mar 2016
Paid Sick Leave Bill Clears New Jersey Senate Again
The New Jersey Senate has again approved a bill, S-799, that requires New Jersey employers to provide paid sick leave to workers in the state for:
United States
10 Mar 2016
It's Not a 'Game': The Need for Employers to Clearly Address Ownership of Social Media Brand Pages
A recent district court case should remind companies of the importance of setting forth clear social media guidelines with their employees, which, among other things, make clear that webpages – such as Facebook brand pages – are owned by the company.
United States
25 Sep 2014
New Jersey's Gender Equity Notice: Posting & Distribution Requirements Go Into Effect January 6, 2014
New Jersey employers are reminded that, beginning January 6, 2014, they are required to conspicuously post a copy of the State’s new Gender Equity Notice (the "Notice") in the workplace, distribute the Notice to current employees, and thereafter provide written copies of the Notice at the time of hire, annually to all employees, and otherwise upon request.
United States
6 Jan 2014
Conditional Veto Of New Jersey Social Networking Privacy Law – Poising The Bill To Pass In A More ‘Employer Friendly’ Form
Evidently reacting to a number of valid concerns regarding the legislature’s proposed Social Networking Privacy law, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie issued a conditional veto of the legislation May 6, 2013.
United States
13 May 2013
New Legislation Modifying New York Law Governing Use Of Criminal Background Checks In Employment Taking Effect; Posting Date February 1, 2009
Responding, in part, to a 2007 study that found that New York employees were largely unfamiliar with state laws regulating an employer's use of previous convictions for employment-related decisions, and in support of the state's goal to prevent discrimination on the basis of criminal records, the New York Legislature recently amended the state's general business and labor laws to require employers to disseminate and post notice to job applicants and employees of their rights
United States
6 Feb 2009
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