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New Jersey Child Relocation Laws

After parents get a divorce, the custodial parent might want to move with their child for several reasons. For example, a parent might want to move because of a new job or a new marriage. In New Jersey, a parent cannot just pack their things and move with their child unless they are relocating somewhere…
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New Jersey Offers its Employees Commuter Benefits

Effective March 1, 2020, employers in New Jersey will be required to offer employees commuter benefits, becoming the first state to mandate this benefit for...
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Equal Pay for Equal Work.

In 2018, New Jersey adopted one of the most far reaching equal pay acts in the United States. As an employee, an employer is not...
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Employers Can Not Ask About Salary History

Beginning January 1, employers in New Jersey are barred from asking or relying on an applicant’s salary history when making hiring determinations. The new law...
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Misclassified Employees Have Protections Under the Law.

Many businesses misclassify employees as independent contractors as a way of depriving workers of employee benefits. Employers save a lot of money by misclassifying employees...
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An Employer’s Refusal to Provide a Pregnancy Accommodation is Unlawful and Discriminatory.

Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace is Unlawful It is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against a current or potential employee based upon pregnancy, childbirth,...
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New Jersey Clerk Names Multiple County Employees in Discrimination Lawsuit

A senior probate clerk for the Cumberland County, New Jersey Surrogate’s Office has filed an explosive nine-count lawsuit alleging discrimination based upon disability in violation...
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All New Jersey employers are required to provide their employees paid sick leave.

The New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act, which goes into effect on October 29, 2018, requires that ALL NJ employers, regardless of size, provide no...
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Depending on your job, working from home may not qualify as a reasonable accommodation.

Credeur v. State of Louisiana, 2017 U.S. App LEXIS 11269 (5th Cir., Jun. 23, 2017) The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit recently upheld a...
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Be your own advocate in the workplace.

I was at a seminar that focused on the empowerment of women. The event was hosted by SJ Magazine and is a three part series....
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Were You Fired For Engaging In Concerted Activity?

MCPc Inc. v. NLRB, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 2457 (3d Cir. Feb. 12, 2016) This week the Third Circuit Court of Appeals clearly defined “concerted...
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Have you been terminated because you refused to get a mandatory flu vaccine?

It has recently become a common practice for medical providers to implement a mandatory flu vaccine policy for its employees. Employees who refuse to obtain...
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New Jersey Child Relocation Laws

After parents get a divorce, the custodial parent might want to move with their child for several reasons. For example, ...
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Newly Proposed Bills Would Regulate AI Tools in Employment in NJ

Employers are relying heavily on AI tools for their recruitment and hiring processes. However, there are concerns that these tools ...
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Debunking Some Common Myths About Domestic Violence

Despite increased awareness of the issue of domestic violence, many myths abound about it. As family law attorneys, we have ...
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Plaintiff Awarded $1 Million by a New Jersey Jury in a National Origin Discrimination Lawsuit

The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) bars employers from discriminating against employees and job seekers based on several factors, ...
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What Impact Does Domestic Violence Have on Divorce Proceedings in New Jersey?

Domestic violence remains a significant issue in the United States, New Jersey not being an exception. The situation is quite ...
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FTC Issues Rule Banning Non-Compete Agreements in New Jersey and Nationwide

Non-compete agreements (NCAs) have long been a tool for safeguarding employers’ interests. However, non-compete agreements also stand as a potential ...
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