Governor Murphy’s Executive Order concerning the Covid-19 virus has an effect on almost every employee in the State of New Jersey. During these trying times if you believe you were wrongfully terminated or discriminated against due to your being infected by the virus or because you took leave due to the virus or for taking care of a family member or child who had to remain home,
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Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnant Women in NYC
Employment Attorneys Serving Northern and Central New Jersey
As a brief follow up to my October 16 blog posting, New York City also passed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, requiring NYC employers (with at least 4 employees) to grant reasonable accommodations to their pregnant employees. See N.Y.C. Admin. Code 8-107(22). Not only are employers required to grant reasonable accommodations that would not be an undue hardship or prevent an employee from satisfying the "essential requisites" of their job, but they also must notify their employees of these new rights, in writing, by May 30, 2014.