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A recurring issue under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is whether FMLA leave is to be taken concurrently with sick leave and other forms of leave that the employer provides, or may be deferred until the employee has exhausted those other forms of...read more
UPDATE ALERT: DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION CLAIM BROUGHT BY EMPLOYEE ALLEGEDLY TERMINATED DUE TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA USE IS ALLOWED TO PROCEED.
On March 27, 2019, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, issued its decision in Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc., et al. The appellate court reversed the dismissal of a complaint filed by a cancer patient who claimed that he had been...read more
USDOL Proposes an Overtime Rule that increases the Minimum Salary Threshold for White-Collar Exemptions to $35,308 per year.
On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor released a proposed rule affecting exemption from overtime pay. Generally, bona fide executive, administrative and professional employees…read more
Public Employer Update: Appellate Court Rules That Employees Who Irrevocably Resign are Disqualified From Receiving Disability Retirement Benefits
An employee cannot irrevocably resign from employment and get a disability pension. The Appellate Division has agreed with PFRS’s conclusion that an irrevocable resignation as part of a…read more
More Workplace Changes to Come In 2019 As Governor Murphy Signs Family Leave and Family Leave Insurance Expansions
On February 19, 2019, Governor Murphy signed into law substantial expansions to the Family Leave Act and Family Leave Insurance that will afford greater benefits to New Jersey employees…read more