Employment Law Blog


December 3, 2018

Employee’s Request for Religious Accommodation Impacted by Collective Bargaining Agreement

Employee’s Request for Religious Accommodation Impacted by Collective Bargaining Agreement Ty Hyderally, Esq., Francine Foner, Esq. November 29, 2018 If you are a union employee seeking […]
November 30, 2018

DOL Cancels 80/20 Rule for Tipped Employees

DOL Cancels 80/20 Rule for Tipped Employees November 29, 2018 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. Are you a tipped employee in New Jersey or New […]
November 15, 2018

Mandatory Arbitration Takes Another Hit in New Jersey

Mandatory Arbitration Takes Another Hit in New Jersey November 15, 2018 Francine Foner, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. On October 24, 2018, we wrote about two recent […]
November 9, 2018

New Jersey Removes Employment Obstacles for Most Individuals with Criminal Records

New Jersey Removes Employment Obstacles for Most Individuals with Criminal Records November 9, 2018 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. It is now easier for New […]
November 7, 2018

State Employee Challenges Confidentiality Policy Silencing Victims of Sexual Harassment

  State Employee Challenges Confidentiality Policy Silencing Victims of Sexual Harassment Francine Foner, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. November 7, 2018 A state employee who is suing […]
October 24, 2018

Mandatory Arbitration Takes a Hit in New Jersey

Mandatory Arbitration Takes a Hit in New Jersey October 24, 2018 Francine Foner, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. Recent decisions have upheld the enforceability of arbitration agreements […]
October 15, 2018

Strict New Sexual Harassment Laws in Place in New York!

Strict New Sexual Harassment Laws in Place in New York! October 11, 2018 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. October 9, 2018 was an important deadline in New York […]
October 12, 2018

New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Law Goes Into Effect October 29, 2018

New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Law Goes Into Effect October 29, 2018 October 10, 2018 Francine Foner, Esq In March we reported that New Jersey was […]
September 28, 2018

Joint Employer Standard May be Changing

Joint Employer Standard May be Changing September 26, 2018 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. Are you a cashier who works at one location of a nation-wide chain of […]
September 28, 2018

Police Officers May Be Entitled to Accidental Disability Benefits for Witnessing Gruesome Events

Police Officers May Be Entitled to Accidental Disability Benefits for Witnessing Gruesome Events September 28, 2018 Jennifer Vorih, Esq. In a recent decision, the New Jersey […]
September 17, 2018

New Jersey Unemployment Law Clearer and Better for Employees

New Jersey Unemployment Law Clearer and Better for Employees. September 17, 2018 Francine Foner, Esq. On August 24, 2018, New Jersey Governor Philip D. Murphy signed […]
September 4, 2018

“I Use Prescribed Medical Marijuana. Could I Lose my Job?”

“I Use Prescribed Medical Marijuana. Could I Lose my Job?” August 31, 2018 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. Recreational marijuana is legal in nine (9) states; in addition, […]
July 31, 2018

Can My Employer Control What I Do on My Lunch Break?

Can My Employer Control What I Do on My Lunch Break? July 31, 2018 Jennifer Vorih, Esq. and Tyiarah Adewakun As a New Jersey employee, you […]
June 29, 2018

I’m Being Harassed by my Supervisor. What Can I Do About it?

I’m Being Harassed by my Supervisor. What Can I Do About it? June 28, 2018 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq., and Tyiarah Adewakun Your supervisor yells […]
June 8, 2018

“Egregiously Wrong” SCOTUS Decision Affects Employees

“Egregiously Wrong” SCOTUS Decision Affects Employees June 7, 2018 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq., and Chaitali Gandhi On May 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of […]
May 22, 2018

More Positive Change For Employees Looking to Litigate Their Claims in Court Rather Than Through Forced Arbitration

More Positive Change For Employees Looking to Litigate Their Claims in Court Rather Than Through Forced Arbitration May 22, 2018 Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq., […]
May 18, 2018

N.J. Governor Makes Worker Misclassification a Priority

N.J. Governor Makes Worker Misclassification a Priority May 17, 2018 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. On May 3, 2018 New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy created […]
May 16, 2018

Will Workers Comp Cover You For Injuries On Your Way To Work?

Will Workers Comp Cover You For Injuries On Your Way To Work? May 14, 2018 Ty Hyderally, Esq., and Jennifer, Esq. We had several snow storms […]
May 14, 2018

Appellate Division Rejects Limited Definition of Similarly Situated Employee in Disparate Treatment Claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination

Appellate Division Rejects Limited Definition of Similarly Situated Employee in Disparate Treatment Claims under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination May 9, 2018 Ty Hyderally, Esq., and […]
May 1, 2018

New Jersey on the Forefront of Equal Pay Legislation!

New Jersey on the Forefront of Equal Pay Legislation! April 30, 2018 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. History was made on April 24, 2018 when […]
April 26, 2018

Worker who was Severely Injured in Fall at New Jersey Worksite was Employee for Purposes of Worker’s Compensation

Worker who was Severely Injured in Fall at New Jersey Worksite was Employee for Purposes of Worker’s Compensation April 24, 2018 Ty Hyderally, Esq., and Jennifer, […]
April 13, 2018

“I have mental illness and I’m afraid it will hurt my job. Should I keep it to myself?”

“I have mental illness and I’m afraid it will hurt my job. Should I keep it to myself?” April 6, 2018 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty […]
April 11, 2018

New Jersey Gets Closer to Enacting Mandatory Sick Leave Law

New Jersey Gets Closer to Enacting Mandatory Sick Leave Law March 30, 2018 Ty Hyderally, Esq., Francine Foner, Esq. On March 26, 2018, the New Jersey […]
April 2, 2018

New Jersey Woman Who Quit In Order to Avoid Being Fired Finally Granted Unemployment Benefits

New Jersey Woman Who Quit In Order to Avoid Being Fired Finally Granted Unemployment Benefits March 30, 2018 Ty Hyderally, Esq., and Jennifer, Esq. In a March […]
March 22, 2018

Second Circuit is Second in Prohibiting Sexual Orientation Discrimination

Second Circuit is Second in Prohibiting Sexual Orientation Discrimination March 22, 2018 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. In a groundbreaking decision, the Second Circuit […]
March 12, 2018

Employment During a State of Emergency

Employment During a State of Emergency March 8, 2018 Ty Hyderally, Esq., and Jennifer, Esq. Both the State of New Jersey and the Township of Montclair […]
February 23, 2018

Employees Gain Right to Ownership and Usage of Employee Inventions

Employees Gain Right to Ownership and Usage of Employee Inventions March 1, 2018 Ty Hyderally, Esq., Francine Foner, Esq., Shamola Bonner On January 15, 2018, Governor […]
February 16, 2018

“I was asked about my salary history at a job interview. Is that OK?”

“I was asked about my salary history at a job interview. Is that OK?” February 15, 2018 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Whether a […]
February 12, 2018

Can I Get Unemployment if I Had to Quit my Job for Medical Reasons?

Can I Get Unemployment if I Had to Quit my Job for Medical Reasons? February 8, 2018 Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. New Jersey provides […]
February 5, 2018

New Jersey Assemblymen Take Another Shot at State Wide Paid Sick Leave Law

New Jersey Assemblymen Take Another Shot at State Wide Paid Sick Leave Law February 1, 2018 Francine Foner, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. Assemblymen Vincent Prieto (D) […]
January 26, 2018

New York City Places Heavier Burden on Employers to Discuss Reasonable Accommodations with Employees

New York City Places Heavier Burden on Employers to Discuss Reasonable Accommodations with Employees November 27, 2017 Isaac Graff, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq., and Chantal Guerriero […]
January 18, 2018

Nursing Mothers Are Now Protected In the Workplace Under New Jersey Law!

Nursing Mothers Are Now Protected In the Workplace Under New Jersey Law! January 18, 2018 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq. and Ty Hyderally, Esq. Firing or discriminating against […]
December 4, 2017

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: How do New Jersey Laws Protect You?

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: How do New Jersey Laws Protect You? November 30, 2017 Lía Fiol-Matta, Esq., Jennifer Vorih, Esq., and Ty Hyderally, Esq. New Jersey […]
November 30, 2017

Race Discrimination in the N.Y.P.D.

Race Discrimination in the N.Y.P.D. November 27, 2017 Isaac Graff, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq., and Chantal Guerriero Race discrimination is not a practice that most people […]
October 23, 2017

“Flexible-Time” Policies:  Not a Way Around the Break-Time Compensation Policy of FLSA Rules the Third Circuit

“Flexible-Time” Policies:  Not a Way Around the Break-Time Compensation Policy of FLSA Rules the Third Circuit October 19, 2017 Isaac Graff, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq., and […]
September 28, 2017

Appellate Division Holds That a Volunteer Firefighter is not an “Employee” Protected under CEPA

Appellate Division Holds That a Volunteer Firefighter is not an “Employee” Protected under CEPA September 28, 2017 Francine Foner, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq. The Appellate Division recently […]
September 22, 2017

Can I Get Unemployment Benefits if I Leave One Job For Another?

Can I Get Unemployment Benefits if I Leave One Job For Another? September 22, 2017 Jennifer Vorih, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq., and Chantal Guerriero It used […]
September 6, 2017

A Contract is a Contract is a Contract: In re County of Atlantic

A Contract is a Contract is a Contract: In re County of Atlantic August 23, 2017 Jennifer Vorih, Esq. Ty Hyderally, Esq. The Supreme Court of […]
August 25, 2017

Appellate Division Holds an Employee Who Resigns His Position Because of a Reduction in Compensation is Not Eligible for Unemployment Benefits

Appellate Division Holds an Employee Who Resigns His Position Because of a Reduction in Compensation is Not Eligible for Unemployment Benefits August 23, 2017 Francine Foner, […]
August 11, 2017

The 3rd Circuit Clarifies the Standard for Hostile Work Environment Claims

The 3rd Circuit Clarifies the Standard for Hostile Work Environment Claims August 10, 2017 Isaac Graff, Esq., Ty Hyderally Esq. and Chantal Guerriero The Third Circuit […]