Articles Posted in New Jersey

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The case is called Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc. So, yeah, it’s “Wild.”

And so as not to bury the lede, the court concluded that the plaintiff, a medical marijuana user, could pursue discrimination claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (the LAD) against his employer.  Continue reading

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Last April, I was talking to an employee-rights attorney about the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act, legislation in New Jersey that Governor Murphy had just signed. That’s the law requiring pay equality across all protected classes. Continue reading

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Yesterday, I successfully alienated every reader that doesn’t work in the restaurant industry or otherwise nerd out on Fair Labor Standards Act minutiae.

Today, I double down with idiosyncratic arbitration agreements, specifically those possibly used by New Jersey employers. I promise to get back to something more universal tomorrow. Perhaps, Nova Scotian paid sick leave legislation. Continue reading

Fortunately, for those of you who continue to kick the can on complying with New Jersey’s Paid Sick Leave law, it’s only been in effect for two days now.

I mean, how much paid sick leave could someone have actually accrued since Monday? Hmmm… Continue reading

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By any reasonable, objective measure, New Jersey was having a pretty good employee-rights run in 2018 — even by NJ standards. Continue reading

“Doing What’s Right – Not Just What’s Legal”