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Aug 07, 2018

Reminder! Paid Sick Leave Coming to New Jersey on October 29, 2018

Earlier this year, we published a blog entry and a client alert about the New Jersey Earned Sick and Safe Days Act.  This new law, signed by Gov. Murphy on May 2, 2018, takes effect on October 29.  We have begun working with a number of our clients to assist them in reviewing their paid time off (“PTO”) policies to ensure compliance with the Sick Leave Act.  » Read More

Dec 21, 2017

NLRB Changes Standard for Employer Handbook Rules

Earlier this week, we wrote how the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) gave an early Christmas present to employers by overturning the employee-friendly “joint employer” standard announced in 2015.  This, however, was not the only notable decision issued by the newly Republican-led Board in recent days. » Read More

Nov 06, 2015

Was That Wrong, Should I Not Have Done That?

When finding a “role model” employee to point to, to show your employees how to act and what to do, you may want to look to someone other than George Costanza. For those of you who don’t know who George Costanza is, not only am I disappointed in you, but I’m wondering if you have been in a coma for the last 20 years. » Read More

Aug 31, 2015

NLRB Reaffirms Employees’ Right to Use Work E-Mail for Union Purposes

As you may recall, in a major decision issued late last year, a divided National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled in Purple Communications, Inc. that employees with access to their employer’s e-mail systems are presumptively allowed to use those systems during non-work time to engage in statutorily protected communications.   » Read More

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