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.

Union Attacks Homebuilder's Use of Independent Contractors

In 2007, New Jersey became the first state to enact legislation giving a private right of action to workers who claim to have been denied employment because of a contractor’s knowing misclassification of its laborers as independent contractors.  In a recent suit filed this month, N.J. Regional Council of Carpenters v. D.R. Horton, the Union […]

Medical Marijuana Law Put on Hold

Governor Christie signed a bill on June 30th effectively stalling to October 1st, the commencement of the New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act.  The Act was to be effective July 1st. As reported in our past Blog postings, the New Jersey Act will be one of the most restrictive medical marijuana use  laws in […]