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.

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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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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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domestic violence unemployment

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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New jersey whistleblower protection

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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family medical leave of absence

How do I request a medical leave of absence under the FMLA?

GENERALLY Under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) eligible employees are entitled to a 12-week, job protected medical leave. In ...
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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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