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: Governor Christie Vetoes Bill Prohibiting Discrimination Against the Unemployed

On June 4, 2014, we blogged about the New Jersey Senate’s approval of a bill (S.1440) that would make it unlawful for New Jersey employers to discriminate against job applicants who are currently unemployed.  This prohibition would apply to the hiring process as well as to the setting of terms and conditions of employment.

EMPLOYERS BEWARE: New Jersey Implements New Law Governing Criminal Background Checks For Job Candidates Effective March15, 2015

Co-Authored By Ryan S. Carlson On August 11, 2014, Governor Chris Christie signed into law the New Jersey Opportunity to Compete Act, A-1999/S-2124 (commonly referred to as the “Ban the Box Law”), which sets forth new requirements governing criminal background checks by prospective employers for job candidates. Effective March 15, 2015, the law applies to […]