Laws Forbiding Wrongful Termination

Federal and state laws were made to protect the workforce. Employees have rights that employers cannot take away from them. There are laws in place that provide guidelines on how employees should be treated. The Fair Labor Standards Act establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping and child labor laws. This act applies to employees in […]

What laws can protect NJ employees from wrongful termination?

The state of New Jersey has employment laws that protect employees from discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation. If a person believes that they were let go because of these issues, it may be considered wrongful termination and it is important to consider legal action. There are both state and Federal laws that protect New Jersey’s […]

What is the New Jersey First Act?

In 2011, New Jersey enacted a provision into law that set a residency requirement for all state employees. The New Jersey First Act applies to all employees in New Jersey government and politics, employees of state educational facilities, county, municipal, and subdivisions. The law requires that all of these employees have a primary residence within […]