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

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Were You fired for Taking a Protected Leave of Absence

In New Jersey, employees have the legal right to take time off of work for certain reasons protected under state and federal law. An employer is not allowed to fire you for taking a protected leave of absence and can face serious legal consequences if they do. At the Trabosh Law Firm, our office protects…
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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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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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Were You fired for Taking a Protected Leave of Absence

In New Jersey, employees have the legal right to take time off of work for certain reasons protected under state ...
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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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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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