Tag Archives: New Jersey Employment Law

New Jersey Bans Non-Disclosure Provisions For Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Claims In Employment Contracts And Settlement Agreements

Non Disclosure in Employment Agreements

The force and rippling effect of the #MeToo Movement have shown no sign of slowing down.  The recent trend is for employers to write non-disclosure provisions into employment contracts and settlement agreements as a means to silence the details about… Read More »

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NJ Lawmakers Expand Employee Rights and Benefits

NJ Family Leave Act

On the paid leave front in New Jersey, Governor Murphy signed into law Bill A-3975 on February 19, 2019, which significantly expands benefits for employees under the existing New Jersey’s paid family leave laws, including the New Jersey Family Leave… Read More »

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$15 Minimum Wage: A Path to the Middle Class

On Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, NJ Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill that will gradually raise our state’s minimum wage to $15.00 an hour by 2024. The current state minimum wage is $8.85, and the first increase to $10.00 is… Read More »

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NJ Non-Compete Legislation

NJ Non-Compete Legislation

When starting a job with a new employer or while already working for one, many people have been faced with having to sign an employment agreement containing a non-compete or restrictive covenant clause. These provisions impose post-employment restrictions on individuals…. Read More »

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