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Feb 15, 2019

New Jersey’s Legislature Continues to Alter Employment Law Landscape

While New Jersey has long been considered progressive in preserving and protecting the employment rights of its citizens (see last year’s Pay Equity and Paid Sick Leave Laws), current activity in the Legislature and Governor’s office relating to laws impacting the workplace is at an all-time high. » Read More

Aug 23, 2018

Increase to Paid Family Leave Back on the Radar Screen

Last year, we reported on a bill introduced by Senate Democrats that would have increased the benefits provided under New Jersey’s Paid Family Leave Insurance Law.  We also reported that then-Gov. Christie vetoed the bill, citing costs, increased taxes and the negative impact that the bill would have on business. » Read More

Sep 25, 2015

Court to BorgataBabes: “No Dice!”

On September 17, 2015, New Jersey’s Appellate Division affirmed a lower court ruling that the Borgata Hotel Casino in Atlantic City did not discriminate against female employees by enforcing a personal appearance policy which, among other things, limited the amount of weight these employees could gain.  » Read More

Dec 30, 2013

New Employment Obligations for the New Year

As the new year approaches, employers should prepare for changes and new employment obligations that go into effect in January 2014 on both the state and federal level.

New Jersey employers should be reminded that, effective January 1, 2014, the minimum wage increases to $8.25 per hour.   » Read More