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2021 Recap and What's New for 2022: Updates to New Jersey Employment Law

USA - January 19 2022 Employers must be aware of the number of noteworthy changes to New Jersey's employment laws that occurred in 2021, and/or become effective in 2022…

Wael M. Amer, Heather Weine Brochin, Thomas F.J. O'Mullane

Biden DOL Rescinds Trump-Era FLSA Joint Employment Rule

USA - October 28 2021 On July 29, the federal Department of Labor (DOL) released a Final Rule titled "Rescission of Joint Employer Status Under the Fair Labor Standards…

Wael M. Amer, Theresa A. Kelly

New Jersey Amends Law Against Discrimination to Expand Protections Against Age Discrimination

USA - October 8 2021 On October 5, Governor Phil Murphy signed into law amendments to the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD), which, effective immediately…

Heather Weine Brochin, James M. Leva

New Jersey Supreme Court Makes Clear That No Adverse Action Is Required for Failure-to-Accommodate Claims

USA - July 29 2021 The New Jersey Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that an employee claiming an employer failed to accommodate a disability under the New Jersey Law…

Theresa A. Kelly, Naju R. Lathia

New Jersey Supreme Court Weighs In on Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: Undue Hardship Is Not What You Thought It Was

USA - July 6 2021 In its first review of the New Jersey Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA), the New Jersey Supreme Court described the law as "one of the first and…

Wael M. Amer, Theresa A. Kelly, Gregory S. Tabakman