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.

EMPLOYER ALERT: In New Jersey’s Latest Medical Marijuana in the Workplace Ruling, Employers Must Consider All Applicable Employment Laws, Not Just the Most Obvious One

Co-Authored by Ari G. Burd Yesterday, in Wild v Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc., the Appellate Division reinstated a medical marijuana user’s lawsuit who had claimed that he was terminated for using medical marijuana outside of the workplace.  The plaintiff, who was undergoing treatment for cancer, was lawfully using medical marijuana for pain under the Compassionate […]

New Law Limiting Employment Contracts and Settlement Agreements

S121 has been signed into law by Governor Murphy. The law appears to provide that any “non-disclosure provision” in any employment contract or settlement concealing the details related to discrimination, retaliation or harassment is unenforceable.   This law does not apply retroactively.  So all agreements previously signed remained in force.  It is unclear how this will […]