NJ Bill Would Shield Workers During States Of Emergency

Law360, New York (March 11, 2014, 1:38 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey senator announced Monday that he has introduced a bill that would protect workers in the state who can't make it to their jobs during a declared state of emergency from suffering negative consequences at the hands of their employers.

The legislation, proposed by Sen. Peter Barnes, D-Middlesex, would prohibit employers from taking any adverse actions against an employee who is unable to work during a declared state of emergency and would prohibit them from requiring workers to use any sick, vacation, personal or other...
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