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.

UPDATE: Model COBRA Notices Published by the DOL

UPDATE:  Model COBRA Notices Published by the DOL On January 13, 2010, the United States Department of Labor finally published the long awaited model Notices extending the COBRA premium subsidy needed by employers, insurers and health care plan administrators in order to comply with the notification requirements under the 2010 Department of Defense Appropriations Act (“DOD Act”).  […]

New Jersey Court Clarifies Heightened Burden For Employees Claiming Age Discrimination

Until recently, employees claiming discriminatory discharge on the basis of age generally were able to establish a prima facie case of discrimination simply because they were replaced by a “sufficiently younger” person, or because (in the case of a job elimination) their duties were absorbed by younger co-workers.  This often made it difficult for employers […]

Extended and Expanded COBRA Relief

On December 19, 2009 President Obama signed the 2010 Department of Defense Appropriations Act (DOD Act), which provides extended and expanded COBRA premium relief to countless involuntarily unemployed Americans from what was originally provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).  And stay tuned, because there is other legislation pending in the […]