Category Archives: Employment Law

An In-Depth Look at Workers Compensation

An In-Depth Look at Workers Compensation

New Jersey’s Workers Compensation Program is based on state laws that require employers to carry no-fault insurance that pays benefits to employees who are injured in on the job accidents or who develop work-related illnesses. Examples of the kinds of injuries that workers’ compensation may pay benefits for include the following: Work-related hearing loss Carpal … Continue reading An In-Depth Look at Workers Compensation

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Employment Restrictive Covenants

Employment Restrictive Covenants

Employment contracts can have various clauses regarding salary, benefits, length of employment, expectations, and more. When you are about to sign a contract, however, you may not realize there may be terms that limit your activities even after your employment relationship has ended. Many employers try to include restrictive covenants in their contracts and these … Continue reading Employment Restrictive Covenants

Types of Courts

Types of Courts

What Court Handles What? There are so many different types of courts in the United States legal system; it is one of the factors that makes our country so unique and successful.  Different systems are used to differentiate between types of legal matters, and the areas in which they are applicable. If you’ve been charged … Continue reading Types of Courts

State Judges Consider Employment Rights in Firing of Divorcee

State Judges Consider Employment Rights in Firing of Divorcee

In a story straight out of a soap opera, the New Jersey Supreme Court heard a case earlier this month revolving around the rescue squad of Millville, Cumberland County.  At the center of it all is a seventeen-year veteran of the squad, Robert Smith, who claims that he was fired from his long-held position after … Continue reading State Judges Consider Employment Rights in Firing of Divorcee

Are You an Independent Contractor or an Employee?

Are You an Independent Contractor or an Employee?

With the increasing amount of job opportunities to fit your lifestyle, time, and experience, it’s not very surprising to see companies like Uber and Homejoy popping up all over the country. Enterprises like these offer positions for people looking to work for themselves and make their own schedules. If you have yet to hear a … Continue reading Are You an Independent Contractor or an Employee?

Filing a Discrimination Claim

Filing a Discrimination Claim

Did you know that the state provides a broad range of protection for all employees? In New Jersey, it is illegal for an employer to discriminate because of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, nationality, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, sex, or liability for military service. It is … Continue reading Filing a Discrimination Claim