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May 16 2023
Significant Changes to New Jersey’s Unemployment Compensation Law Will Take Effect on July 31, 2023 Employer's Legal Resource05.16.2023During the Pandemic, New Jersey’s unemployment compensation system was heavily criticized by both employers and those who were separated from employment. As a result, Governor Phil Murphy has signed into law some new regulations that will substantially change the procedures followed by employers in an effort to make the unemployment system more efficient.
Mar 24 2023
Employer Alert: Banning Recording in the Workplace Could Infringe on Employee Rights Employer's Legal Resource03.24.2023Under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”), all non-management employees have a right to engage in actions “for the purpose of concerted activity or mutual aid or protection (‘Section 7 rights’).” Banning recording in the workplace could infringe on that right.
Mar 14 2023
Is it the End of Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Provisions in Severance Agreements? Employer's Legal Resource03.14.2023On February 21, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”), in McLaren Macomb, Case 07-CA-26304, held that broad confidentiality and non-disparagement clauses may not be in severance agreements that are offered to employees who are not managers, supervisors, or otherwise exempt from the protections of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”).
Mar 01 2023
Update on The New Jersey Secure Choice Savings Program Employer's Legal Resource03.01.2023New Jersey employers with 25 or more employees are still in limbo as to when they must comply with the New Jersey Secure Choice Savings Program (“Program”). The Program requires certain New Jersey employers to provide their employees with a payroll-funded IRA savings plan if a qualified retirement plan has not already been established.
Feb 10 2023
Warning: The Changes to NJ WARN Law Take Effect April 2023 Employer's Legal Resource02.10.2023The changes to New Jersey Business Closing/Mass Layoff Notification Law Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act, referred to as NJ WARN Act, which regulates employers implementing mass layoffs and business closures, will take effect on April 10, 2023. What are the changes?
Feb 01 2023
AFFF Exposure in the Navy Toxic Exposures02.01.2023Aqueous film forming foam (AFFF) is a fire-extinguishing foam that is used to put out fuel fires, especially those involving aircraft. AFFF are made using per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which have been linked to various cancers and other adverse health outcomes. The Assistant Secretary of the Navy notes that scientists have identified as many as 4,700 individual PFAS compounds and about 600 PFAS used in industrial and consumer products.
Dec 02 2022
Artificial Intelligence in Employment Law Employer's Legal Resource12.02.2022Artificial Intelligence (AI), once considered futuristic, is now commonly used to recruit, hire, retain and terminate employees. Currently, the most common way AI is used by employers is in recruiting and hiring.
Nov 22 2022
New York Employers: Are You Compliant with the Electronic Monitoring Law? Employer's Legal Resource11.22.2022Effective May 7, 2022, New York passed a law requiring employers to give employees notice regarding electronic monitoring. Employers who electronically monitor employees’ telephone calls, emails, or internet use must provide employees with written notice upon hiring them that they are subject to such monitoring. A notice can be sent in electronic form, but it must be acknowledged electronically or in writing by the employee.
Nov 16 2022
Employer Alert: Deck the Walls-New Division of Civil Rights Posters Must Be Distributed by December 31, 2022 Employer's Legal Resource11.16.2022On August 1, 2022, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (DCR) adopted new and amended regulations concerning the “Display of Official Posters of the Division on Civil Rights.”
Oct 28 2022
Employment Law Update: October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month Employer's Legal Resource10.28.2022In 1945, President Harry Truman established October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. However, it took decades for real legislative gains to be made for the employment of persons with disabilities. It was not until 1973, almost 30 years later, that the Rehabilitation Act was passed, and not until 1990, 45 years later, that the Americans with Disabilities Act was passed. In his proclamation announcing this year’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month, President Joseph Biden asked that we “acknowledge workers with disabilities who make our communities, our economy and our Nation stronger.”Load More