Category Archives: Workers’ Rights

The issue of workers’ rights has been relevant in employment law, and our attorneys at Keefe Law Firm will give you the rights you deserve as an employee.

The NJ Paid Sick Leave Act of 2018

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On October 29, 2018 New Jersey will join many other states that require employers of all sizes to provide employees with up to 40 hours of paid sick leave during an employer established “benefit year”.
Here is a snapshot of what you need to know about this law:
Who must comply:
All employers in New Jersey must cover all employees except for:

Per diem healthcare workers
Construction workers employed under a collective bargaining agreement
Specific public employees who currently have sick leave benefits

Required amount of paid sick time:

Employees will accrue one hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked,… Read More »

When Does Workplace Behavior Become a Discrimination Lawsuit?

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When it comes to working in the state of New Jersey, employers have certain duties to their employees. One of those duties involves making the work environment feel safe. However, when the comments and actions of management or fellow employees crosses the line,… Read More »

Can Social Media Lead to Employment Discrimination?

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Do you know what it takes to be a state police officer here in New Jersey? It’s no easy task; the statewide force is very particular about who may join its ranks. And if a candidate behaves improperly they could find themselves out of a job…. Read More »