Employment Law



NJ Governor Signs Sweeping Pay Equity Bill Requiring Employers to Justify Pay Differences
 

NJ Governor Signs Sweeping Pay Equity Bill Requiring Employers to Justify Pay Differences

Posted: May 30, 2018
The new law, which becomes effective on July 1, 2018, places very significant burdens on New Jersey employers of every size by creating the presumption of illegal discrimination where any employee in any “protected class” is paid less in wages and benefits than employees outside of that protected class performing “substantially similar work.”

Paid Sick Leave Now the Law in New Jersey
 

Paid Sick Leave Now the Law in New Jersey

Posted: May 25, 2018
New Jersey has now joined several other states in passing a paid sick leave law. The law preempts paid sick leave ordinances adopted by several cities and towns so there is now one uniform law in this area for New Jersey employers. Here is what you need to know about the new law.

New Jersey Takes the Lead in Equal Pay Act Legislation
 

New Jersey Takes the Lead in Equal Pay Act Legislation

Posted: May 11, 2018
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a historic and sweeping equal pay law on April 24, 2018. The new law combats not only gender pay discrimination but also wage discrimination against those protected by the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination.