On Oct. 5, 2021, Gov. Phil Murphy of New Jersey signed legislation expanding available protections under New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination (LAD) to private-sector workers over 70 years of age.
Continue Reading NJ Expands Law Against Discrimination to Further Protect Private-Sector Workers Over 70

On Aug. 2, 2021, Governor Phil Murphy announced that New Jersey health care workers in certain state and private facilities must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or face consistent COVID-19
Continue Reading COVID-19 Update: New Requirements for Workers in Health Care Facilities in New Jersey

On June 16, 2021, New Jersey’s highest court reminded employers that a supervisor’s isolated but highly offensive comments may – on their own – be enough to sustain a hostile
Continue Reading NJ Supreme Court Reminds Employers: Isolated, Offensive Comments by a Supervisor May Be Enough to Sustain a Hostile Environment Claim

On March 25, in New Jersey Civil Justice Institute et al. v. Grewal, a New Jersey district court ruled that the Garden State is barred from enforcing a recently
Continue Reading New Jersey District Court Declares NJLAD’s Ban on Employment Arbitration Agreements Preempted by Federal Arbitration Act, Permanently Enjoins Enforcement

New Jersey employers and businesses should familiarize themselves with the lesser-known provisions of the Law Against Discrimination (LAD), which prohibit discrimination outside of the employment context, including discrimination in private
Continue Reading Failure to Contract: The LAD’s Anti-Discrimination Provisions for Non-Employees