If you operate a business in a state that has a family and medical leave law, be careful when that state law does not overlap precisely with the Family and Medical Leave Act. Continue reading
If, like me, you’ve always wondered whether the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts a 2019 amendment to New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination (LAD) that prohibits the waiver of procedural and substantive rights under the LAD, try to remain calm. I’m about to blow the lid off this jawn.
(The rest of you can bug out and play Wordle.) Continue reading
Earlier this week, Governor Phil Murphy announced that he had signed A681 into law, which expands the scope of the Law Against Discrimination (LAD) — already one of the most comprehensive anti-discrimination laws in the country — by providing protections against age discrimination by employers.
Hey, I’m not complaining. Changes like these will help pay to put my kids through college. But let’s see what this latest amendment is all about. Continue reading
Since taking office, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has committed to battling worker misclassification, i.e., treating employees as independent contractors. Misclassifying employees as independent contractors can deprive workers of wages and benefits and also have tax ramifications too. Continue reading
In a landslide victory on election day — ok, a touch of politics — New Jersey voters overwhelmingly supported legalizing recreational marijuana. But where and when can you get it? (Asking for a friend).
And what does legalized recreational marijuana mean for local employers? Continue reading