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NJ Wage Theft Act

New Jersey’s Wage Theft Act

Last year, New Jersey passed one of the strongest wage theft laws in the country, protecting employees who suspect and report wage theft by their employers. The New Jersey Wage Theft Act (“the Act”) is one of many stringent wage theft laws that were enacted as legislation across the country last year. If you believe…
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Pregnancy Accommodations

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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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 ...
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New Jersey’s Wage Theft Act

Last year, New Jersey passed one of the strongest wage theft laws in the country, protecting employees who suspect and ...
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What is the CROWN Act?

New Jersey has recently enacted the CROWN Act which prohibits discrimination based on hair style and hair texture. Sadly, one ...
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New Jersey Wage and Hour Violations

If your employer has withheld your wages or owes you for overtime work, do you know what your options are ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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