AFSCME, the labor union representing thousands of state employees, is suing Gov. Phil Murphy and the state of New Jersey, alleging the state discriminated against its members by awarding pay raises to correctional officers but not workers represented by AFSCME.
New Jersey Monitor
Emily Withnall caught COVID-19 from her teenager in July 2020. In the more than two years since, the 40-year-old has suffered from debilitating fatigue, spinal pain and heart palpitations.
The workplace guidelines released by the state agency overseeing cannabis has employers dazed and confused over what they can do to discipline a worker who might be high on the job.
Executive order will also lift the testing mandate for child care workers
Consumers, business leaders, and pro-cannabis advocates continue to accuse the state Cannabis Regulatory Commission of dragging its feet on changes they seek to the nascent adult-use cannabis industry.
U.S. House lawmakers questioned several labor experts Wednesday before a House Education and Labor panel about how a new bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 would protect workers from wage theft.
Less than three years after the enactment of reforms that expanded New Jersey’s temporary disability and family leave programs, lawmakers are looking to tweak some numbers.