Category Archives: Current Events

New Challenges NJ Workers Face During the Coronavirus Pandemic

New Jersey employees face a host of new challenges due to the novel Coronavirus (“COVID-19”). New Jersey has many laws that protect employees, including the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination and New Jersey Conscientious Employee Protection Act. Employees are also protected by federal laws, including the Occupational Safety and Health Act (“OSHA”). OSHA may provide…
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The New jersey Department of Labor posted this useful poster on their website to help clarify workers about the benefits available during the Coronavirus pandemic. [pdf-embedder url="" title="COVID-19 SCENARIOS"]
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What New Jersey Employees Need to Know About Coronavirus and their Rights

The entire country is being faced with the coronavirus and the issues and concerns surrounding it. One of the most pressing issues is the way that it will affect workers. New Jersey residents are being encouraged to practice social distancing and businesses are being asked to permit employees to telecommute where possible. For those whose…
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Religious Discrimination Case Brings Alan H Schorr to the NJ Supreme Court

On Monday, February 3rd, Alan H. Schorr argued an important case before the New Jersey Supreme Court on behalf of a client accusing her employer of religious discrimination. This represents the third time that Mr. Schorr will have presented oral arguments to the state Supreme Court in the last several months. This most recent case…
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New Jersey Passes Groundbreaking Law Mandating Severance Pay

Many New Jersey workers affected by layoffs will benefit from a groundbreaking new law passed by the New Jersey legislature. The law requires employers with at least 100 employees to provide at least 90 days’ notice before a layoff, plant closing or plant transfer that will impact fifty or more employees. This extends the previous…
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