NJ Employment Law Blog

Keep up to date on NJ Employment Law with Arykah Trabosh's legal blog. Topics include contracts, discrimination, leave of absence, retaliation, and unemployment.

Have you been misclassified as an independent contractor?

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 as independent contractors as it permits the employer to deny the employee benefits such as: unemployment, Family Leave Insurance, protected leave under the Family Medical Leave Act, Paid Sick Time,…
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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 ...
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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. ...
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$7,765,778.00 Jury Verdict Awarded to Whistleblower

Lisa Easley v. The New Jersey Department of Corrections. Ms. Easley was a former corrections officer for the New Jersey Department ...
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Arbitration agreement

Do I have to sign an arbitration agreement?

No, your employer cannot force you to sign an employee arbitration agreement. An arbitration agreement is a contract and will ...
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Can I get unemployment if I quit my job due to domestic violence?

YES.  Employees who are terminated or quit their jobs due to being victims of domestic violence are entitled to unemployment benefits.  ...
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Does New Jersey Have Whistleblower Protection Laws?

You have the right to complain about your employer’s or a co-worker’s unlawful conduct. When an employee makes such a complaint ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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Contact an attorney if your employer tells you it does not have to offer you light duty, chances are they are wrong.

This post comes from my very own filing cabinets and is a look at legal rights for pregnant employees, it ...
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