NJ Labor And Employment Law

The New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Blog is authored by Jay S. Becker and Joseph C. DeBlasio, shareholders in the Labor and Employment Law Practice Group, with support from the associates in the Group. It is dedicated to provide news and updates regarding all labor and employment matters throughout New Jersey.

Governor Murphy Announces Partial Re-Opening For Non-Essential Businesses

As of Monday,  May 18th, all non-essential construction may re-start and non-essential retail businesses may re-open for delivery, curbside pickup, phone and online orders.  The physical store must still remain closed to customers. Employers may immediately require the return of employees to begin preparing the premises for re-opening, subject to appropriate safety precautions.  Although the […]

PPP Update: What to Do When Employees Refuse to Return to Work

As has been widely reported, some employees are refusing to be re-hired because they make more money from unemployment.  Technically, refusing to accept work should disqualify these individuals from unemployment benefits.  Nevertheless, this has not stopped many employees from refusing re-hire offers.  This presents a problem for employers who have received their PPP money and […]