JMS Employment Guidance 2017-01-02T17:00:45+00:00

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A Warning about the WARN Act

By Christopher Billups (Summer Intern) and Rich Meisner On June 24, 2015, a law firm in Mountainside, New Jersey (Zucker, Goldberg & Ackerman LLC) announced that it will official close its doors on August 24, 2015, which will put approximately [...]

Maternity (and Paternity) Leave in New Jersey

By Matthew Stoloff The big news this week is Netflix’s announcement that it will offer its employees a very generous one year paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child. Compared to Netflix, Twitter offers 20 weeks of [...]

Update on Block the Box laws

By Tom Jardim We recently wrote a blog post about the passage of the “Opportunity to Compete Act” in New Jersey, making the State the 17th state to adopt a so-called “ban the box” law.  These laws aim to prohibit [...]

Don’t Block the Box … or Rather, Get Rid of the Box Entirely

By Tom Jardim On March 1, 2015, New Jersey's "Opportunity to Compete Act"  went into effect.  This law, signed by Governor Chris Christie on August 11, 2014, prohibits companies with 15 or more employees from obtaining information from job applicants [...]

To Pay, or Not to Pay … That Is the Question

By Tracy Azinge There is no question that technology continues to alter the employment landscape.  Employers commonly allow employees to telecommute. The work day now extends to checking emails and texting on iPads and smart phones at home, in restaurants, [...]

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