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.

New Jersey Enacts Law Providing Leave From Employment For Victims Of Domestic Violence And Sexually Violent Offenses

The New Jersey Security And Financial Empowerment Act (A-2919 or “the SAFE Act”), which becomes effective November 1, 2013, provides employees who suffer from an incident of domestic violence or sexually violent offense (as defined by N.J.S.A. 2C:25-19 and 30:4-27.6) with up to 20 days of unpaid leave to seek treatment or engage in other […]

New Jersey Supreme Court Clarifies Standards For LAD And CEPA Retaliation Claims

On July 17, 2013 the New Jersey Supreme Court decided Battaglia v. United Parcel Service, A-86/87-11 which clarified the standard for retaliation claims brought under New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD) and the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA). The LAD prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee who opposes discrimination. CEPA prohibits retaliation for […]