The much-anticipated Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, otherwise referred to as the “CARES Act”, was officially signed into law on Friday, March 27, 2020 and goes into effect on April 1, 2020.  While the CARES Act provides for various forms of relief, this blog focuses on the expansion of unemployment compensation benefits set

Over the past several weeks, New Jersey has enacted, or plans on passing, several new bills that secure New Jersey’s position as one of the nation’s leaders in employee protections.  The first, known as the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act (“Pay Equity Bill”), bans employers from paying women and other protected groups less than

Last week, a bill was advanced by the State’s Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee to the Senate for discussion and vote.  If passed, the new bill will increase the benefits and protections currently afforded under the State’s Family Leave Act and Family Leave Insurance (a component of the New Jersey Temporary Disability Benefits Law) and