Employment Law Blog


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 […]
July 24, 2017

New Jersey Employees Bring Age Discrimination Claim Stemming from AT&T’s Reduction in Force Plan Following $51.1 Million Jury Award for Age Discrimination under the LAD

New Jersey Employees Bring Age Discrimination Claim Stemming from AT&T’s Reduction in Force Plan Following $51.1 Million Jury Award for Age Discrimination under the LAD July 21, 2017 […]
July 20, 2017

Missed Opportunity: Grande v. St. Clare’s

Missed Opportunity: Grande v. St. Clare’s July 18, 2017 Jennifer Vorih, Esq. Ty Hyderally, Esq. The Supreme Court of New Jersey recently affirmed an Appellate Division […]
July 11, 2017

Can an Employer Fire an Employee with a Mental Disability for Violating the Employer’s Code of Conduct?

Can an Employer Fire an Employee with a Mental Disability for Violating the Employer’s Code of Conduct? June 30, 2017 Luis Hansen, Esq. Ty Hyderally, Esq. […]
July 7, 2017

Predictive Scheduling Law Signed in New York; Could New Jersey be Next?

Predictive Scheduling Law Signed in New York; Could New Jersey be Next? June 6, 2017 Isaac Graff, Esq., Ty Hyderally Esq. and Chantal Guerriero On March […]
June 30, 2017

New Jersey Remains At The Forefront Of Paid Family Leave Push

New Jersey Remains At The Forefront Of Paid Family Leave Push June 29, 2017 By:  Sally A. Sattan, Esq., Ty Hyderally, Esq., and Jacqueline Larsen In […]
June 22, 2017

New Jersey District Court Moves Forward on Pool Tipping Case while National Restaurant Association Seeks SCOTUS Ruling on Tip Pooling

New Jersey District Court Moves Forward on Pool Tipping Case while National Restaurant Association Seeks SCOTUS Ruling on Tip Pooling June 21, 2017 Francine Foner, Esq. […]
June 5, 2017

Change Coming Regarding Overtime Compensation?

Change Coming Regarding Overtime Compensation? May 26, 2017 Isaac Graff, Esq. Ty Hyderally, Esq.   Non-exempt employees are required to be compensated for their overtime work.  […]
June 2, 2017

The Scope of Service: Can Courts Hail Parties Into Court by Using Facebook?

The Scope of Service: Can Courts Hail Parties Into Court by Using Facebook? May 31, 2017 Jennifer Vorih, Esq. Ty Hyderally, Esq.   Many New Jersey […]
May 10, 2017

New Jersey Appellate Division Orders Department of Labor to Rewrite Unemployment Definition of Simple Misconduct

New Jersey Appellate Division Orders Department of Labor to Rewrite Unemployment Definition of Simple Misconduct May 5, 2017 Francine Foner, Esq. Ty Hyderally, Esq.   In a […]
April 27, 2017

Good Faith Belief of FMLA Violation Justifies Termination

Good Faith Belief of FMLA Violation Justifies Termination April 27, 2017 Isaac Graff, Esq. Ty Hyderally, Esq.   The Third Circuit recently held that an employer’s […]
April 14, 2017

Appellate Division Holds Jury-Waiver Did Not Encompass CEPA Claim and Narrowly Interprets Employer’s Right to Recover Attorney’s Fees under CEPA

Appellate Division Holds Jury-Waiver Did Not Encompass CEPA Claim and Narrowly Interprets Employer’s Right to Recover Attorney’s Fees under CEPA April 6, 2017 Francine Foner, Esq. Ty […]
April 6, 2017

Public Employees Cannot Claim Political Affiliation Discrimination Under the NJ Constitution, Based on the Political Affiliation of a Relative

Public Employees Cannot Claim Political Affiliation Discrimination Under the NJ Constitution, Based on the Political Affiliation of a Relative March 31, 2017 Jennifer Vorih, Esq. Ty […]
March 24, 2017

Paid Sick Leave in New Jersey

Paid Sick Leave in New Jersey March 23, 2017 Isaac Graff, Esq. Ty Hyderally, Esq. Federal law does not require employers to provide paid sick leave […]
March 20, 2017

Who is an Employee, Who is an Independent Contractor, and Why Does It Matter?

Who is an Employee, Who is an Independent Contractor, and Why Does It Matter? March 17, 2017 Luis Hansen, Esq. Ty Hyderally, Esq.   A common […]
March 13, 2017

District Court May Decide Whether Montclair State University Waived Its Immunity to Suit For LAD Discrimination Claims

District Court May Decide Whether Montclair State University Waived Its Immunity to Suit For LAD Discrimination Claims March 3, 2017 Francine Foner, Esq. Ty Hyderally, Esq. […]
February 28, 2017

What is a Rice Notice, and What Should I Do If I Get One?

What is a Rice Notice, and What Should I Do If I Get One? February 27, 2017 Many New Jerseyans who are public employees, such as […]
February 3, 2017

Third Circuit Recognizes Age Subgroups in ADEA Claims

Third Circuit Recognizes Age Subgroups in ADEA Claims January 31, 2017   The Age Discrimination in Employment Act protects employees over the age of 40 from […]
January 27, 2017

Can an Employer Take an Employee’s Tips?

Can an Employer Take an Employee’s Tips? January 17, 2017   In New Jersey, an employer cannot take away a “tipped-employee’s” tips. Under New Jersey law, […]
December 29, 2016

Emotional Distress Damages

Earlier this year, in late September, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a ruling that was an enormous victory for employees, and their attorneys, throughout the […]