New Jersey

New Jersey To Maintain Public List Available Online of Employers Who Fail to Satisfy Outstanding Liabilities Under the State’s Wage, Benefit, And Tax Laws

On August 8, 2023, the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (DOL) implemented the Workplace Accountability in Labor List (the WALL) — a public list, accessible through the DOL website, that includes the names of employers found to be in violation of New Jersey State wage, benefit and tax laws and have outstanding …

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More Protections Available to Older Employees in New Jersey

New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination (LAD) prohibits employers from unlawfully discriminating against employees based on, among other things, their race, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, disability, national origin, sex and age. The LAD is also quite broad in its application in comparison to federal protections against discrimination (e.g., the LAD applies to all employers while …

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An Employer’s Duty to Reasonably Accommodate

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently ruled that an employer, “may not escape liability under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) for failing to perform its duty to provide accommodation simply because it did not fire, demote or take another form of adverse action against the employee.” While this holding is limited to the …

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