EMPLOYERS: Helpful COVID-19 guidance from Governor Murphy

ATTENTION: NEW JERSEY EMPLOYERS HELPFUL COVID-19 GUIDANCE BELOW We are receiving many inquiries from employers as to what benefits may apply to employees in various COVID-19 situations. We thought this guide tweeted by Governor Murphy would be very helpful to you. Please know that the federal legislation, which could impact some of the scenarios below, […]


As you can appreciate, Nukk-Freeman & Cerra has been flooded with questions from our clients related to the coronavirus issue (“COVID-19”). We are fully available and able to help you with all your questions in this challenging and fast-moving time. Please do not hesitate to call or email the lawyer you usually work with or […]

An employer’s guide to preparing for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) is a respiratory infection first identified in Wuhan City, China in December 2019. The World Health Organization (“WHO”), which is coordinating global efforts, has officially classified the current coronavirus outbreak as a “public health emergency of international concern.” Given this increasingly alarming situation with “pandemic potential” (per WHO), what should employers do? […]

New Jersey Supreme Court affirms protections for employees using medical marijuana

Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc., (A-91-18) (082836) (March 10, 2020) By Kegan S. Andeskie, Esq., on March 13, 2020   On March 10, 2020, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision, affirming that an employee may state a claim under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (“NJLAD”) based on disability discrimination and/or […]

New Jersey Employers: are your sick pay and paid time off policies in compliance?

DOL Issues Final Rules on Earned Sick Leave The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (“NJDOL”) recently issued Final Regulations governing the Earned Sick Leave Law (the “Act”). As you may recall from our prior Employment Law Alerts, the law requires all employers to provide 1 hour of Earned Sick Leave (“ESL”) for every […]


Many employment law changes are happening in 2020 and we want to make sure you are prepared.  As you already know if you have been following our Employment Law Alerts, 2019 has been a very busy year in the employment arena with many changes going into effect in the coming weeks. NFC wants to make […]


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