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The Use of Noncompete Agreements in New Jersey

This past week, President Joe Biden asked the Federal Trade Commission to ban or limit non-compete agreements, saying that in many cases they are being misused in order to keep wages low rather than to protect any legitimate business interests. While many states have already outlawed the use of these restrictive covenants, many of New…
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NJ Woman Accuses Law Firm of Discriminatory Termination After Positive COVID-19 Test

A New Jersey woman has filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against her former employer, accusing them of retaliatory action following her positive COVID-19 test. Cynthia Wisenfelder claims that her former employer attempted to evade compensating her for the period when was quarantining, and later terminated her as punishment for having gotten sick with the highly…
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NJ Supreme Court Decision Confirms Injured Workers’ Right to Sue Under NJLAD

A unanimous opinion from the New Jersey Supreme Court has strongly favored the rights of injured New Jersey workers to both receive workers’ compensation benefits and to file personal injuries claims against their employer under the rules of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. The decision closes a long chapter for an injured New Jersey…
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Unemployment Claims in the COVID-19 Era

Even in the best of times, unemployment claimants can find the unemployment process complicated, confusing, long, and difficult. And this is not the best of times. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated existing problems and created significant new problems from start to finish in the unemployment process. These problems go beyond mere delays, which could have…
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