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Two More New Jersey Towns Pass Paid Sick Leave Ordinances

USA - December 2 2016 Citing the lack of paid sick time for private-sector workers and the goals of reducing health care expenditures and promoting a healthier and more…

Evan J. Shenkman

New Jersey Senate Approves Legislation Extending Unemployment Benefits to Striking Workers

USA - September 29 2016 Under current New Jersey law, most individuals who are unemployed due to a stoppage of work are disqualified from unemployment benefits. While the…

New Jersey Employer’s Fear of Employee’s “Ugly Divorce” Forms Basis of Marital Status Bias Claim

USA - August 15 2016 In Smith v. Millville Rescue Squad, (A-19-14, June 21, 2016), the New Jersey Supreme Court broadly interpreted the prohibition against marital status…

Evan J. Shenkman

New Jersey Bills Would Burden Employers with Scheduling and Pay Rules

USA - May 23 2016 Both the New Jersey General Assembly (A1117, reported out of committee on April 4) and Senate (S1397, introduced on February 11, 2016) have…

Evan J. Shenkman

New Jersey Legislative Update, Part II: What’s in the Works for New Jersey Employers?

USA - April 29 2016 On March 14, 2016, a bill (A3471) was introduced that would require all employers in Essex, Hudson, Camden, Mercer, and Middlesex counties to pay…