New Jersey Expanded Family Leave Law Starts June 30


of employers in the Garden State, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. New Jersey adds anti-discrimination and retaliation measures. The bill also has an anti-retaliation and anti-discrimination component. It forbids covered employers from harassing, threatening or otherwise discriminating against or retaliating against an employee because the employee took advantage of family leave rights or received paid family leave benefits.

New California Laws and HR Trends for 2017 and Beyond

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Under the Act, an employer with 25 or more employees is prohibited from discharging, discriminating, or retaliating against employees who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking that take time off from work to seek medical attention, obtain victim services or counseling, or to participate in safety planning. The new regulations relate to gender identity and gender expression discrimination in the workplace.