Among the slew of new legislation that Gov. Murphy signed on January 21, 2020, is an amendment to the Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act, New Jersey’s plant closing law which is fashioned after the federal plant closing law, known as the WARN Act. » Read More
In a prior blog post, we discussed whether a private employer can terminate an employee for protesting. This week, we have another example of “off-duty employee” conduct that may result in them standing in the unemployment line. » Read More
Every employer has received one: the anonymous letter or email in which someone complains about one of your employees. How is an employer supposed to respond when faced with one of these complaints? This question was answered by New Jersey’s Appellate Division in the case of In The Matter of Paul Williams, Township of Lakewood, ____ N.J.Super » Read More
In the recent New Jersey Appellate Division decision C.M. v. Maiden Re Insurance Services, LLC, et al., A-2913-13T1 (App. Div., Sept. 18, 2015), the Court refused to enforce an arbitration clause contained within the employer’s employee handbook.
This case arose in the context of plaintiff’s claim under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, where the plaintiff claimed the defendant employer failed to reasonably accommodate her disability and ultimately terminated her employment based on that disability. » Read More
In a decision that affects every employer and employee in the state, the New Jersey Appellate Division has held that a contractual provision contained in an employment application that shortens the statute of limitations for employment claims to six months is enforceable. » Read More
Recently, the New Jersey Appellate Division reversed a trial court decision which had dismissed plaintiff’s claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“LAD”) because plaintiff had signed a release of all claims. The appellate court determined that the release was not “knowing and voluntary.” » Read More