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Unpaid Volunteers Are Not Covered By New Jerseys Whistleblower Law
In Sauter v. Colts Neck Volunteer Fire Company No. 2, a published opinion issued on September 13, 2017, a three-judge panel of the Appellate Division of New Jersey held that a plaintiff's CEPA retaliation claim...
United States
22 Sep 2017
New Jersey Appellate Division Declines To Find Section 301 Pre-Emption Of Discrimination And Retaliation Claims
The New Jersey Appellate Division reinstated plaintiff's state law discrimination and retaliation claims, finding the claims were not pre-empted by Section 301 of the LMRA.
United States
5 Jun 2017
NJ Court Rules That Unemployment Benefits Do Not Offset Back Pay Awards
New Jersey's Appellate Division determined that an award of unemployment compensation benefits will not offset an award of back pay in cases brought under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.
United States
20 Mar 2017
ALJ Holds That Employer's Worker's Compensation Carrier Must Pay For Employee's Medical Marijuana
Last month, a New Jersey Administrative Law Judge ("ALJ") held that an employer's worker's compensation insurance carrier must reimburse an employee who was injured on-the-job for his medical marijuana.
United States
27 Feb 2017
If Pain, Yes Gain—Part XXIII: Morristown Delays Sick Leave Law's Effective Date
The Morristown, NJ paid sick time ordinance's effective date has been delayed by more than three months following a mayoral executive order.
United States
4 Oct 2016
If Pain, Yes Gain—Part XXII: Morristown No. 13 In New Jersey To Pass Paid Sick Leave Law
Following the path of 12 other New Jersey municipalities, on September 13, 2016, the Morristown, NJ, Town Council passed a mandatory paid sick leave ordinance (the "Morristown Ordinance").
United States
26 Sep 2016
Money Doesn't Grow On Trees In The Garden State, But New Jersey Senate Committee Advances Bill For $15 Minimum Wage
New Jersey Senate Committee proposes a $15 minimum wage by 2021, with automatic future increases tied to the CPI.
United States
26 May 2016
If Pain, Yes Gain — Part XIV: Paid Sick Leave Developments Bring Holiday Chills In New Jersey
As the year winds down, New Jersey paid sick leave continues to wind up.
United States
5 Jan 2016
If Pain, Yes Gain — Part XII: Paid Sick Leave Spreading In New Jersey
After a wave of recent developments, New Jersey continues to solidify its status as the state with the most municipal paid sick leave laws in the country.
United States
24 Nov 2015
Getting Your Money Back: New Jersey Employers Can Disgorge A Disloyal Employee's Salary
In a recent ruling, the New Jersey Supreme Court gave employers a great recourse for dealing with former employees who breach their duty of loyalty.
United States
6 Oct 2015
Jersey City Enacts Wage Theft Prevention Ordinance
Under the ordinance, "wage theft" is defined as "having been found guilty, liable or responsible in any judicial or administrative proceeding for unpaid wages" in violation of federal, state or local wage and hour laws...
United States
29 Jul 2015
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