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.

Sick leave

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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wage and hour

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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Commuter benefits

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

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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NJ bans salary history

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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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 ...
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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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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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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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