2013 Marks Year Of Increased Worker Rights In NJ

Law360, New York (December 12, 2013, 8:25 PM EST) -- Tougher discrimination and whistleblower protections for employees, worker-friendly guidance on release agreements, and a minimum wage hike made 2013 a big year for employment law changes in New Jersey, and recent developments in areas including leave time suggest the trend is expected to continue in the new year, experts say.

Major opinions from the state's courts this year determined that an employee complaint made in “a good faith belief” that certain conduct breaches the state Law Against Discrimination can support a retaliation claim, even when there's...
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