family medical leave act

The New Jersey Family Medical Leave Act

As employees, it can be very important to be aware of your rights and some of the more basic laws granting such laws. The problem can be, however, that such laws may provide critical and fundamental rights, but they can be awfully complex and convoluted. How are employees supposed to untangle the...

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Can Employers Require the Covid-19 Vaccine?

The Covid-19 pandemic and its persistence have forced many of us to confront some complexities you can only face in such an unprecedented time. The world shut down and then vaccines came and things started to reopen. Those who had been working remotely slowly started coming back into the office. Employers...

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Independent Contractor vs. Employee Rights in New Jersey

New Jersey employees enjoy more rights, benefits and privileges than independent contractors. But independent contractors (ICs) have more freedom and may retain rights to their intellectual property. Employee Rights and Benefits Overview In New Jersey, employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance to cover their employees...
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NJ Employment Law

NJ Employment Law Protections for Employees

Most workers in New Jersey are employees “at will.”  Unless a worker is a member of a union, protected by government civil service, or has an employment contract, he or she is employed at will. 

At will employment means that an employee can...

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Severance Pay in New Jersey

Have you been offered severance pay in New Jersey?  We can help guide you through the process.  Most people who have just been offered a severance package or severance pay begin by asking the following questions: Why was I selected for the lay off? Do I have a potential lawsuit against the company for...
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