Published: March 25, 2020

After passing through the legislature unanimously in a matter of days, on March 20, 2020, Governor Murphy signed a law providing additional employee protections related to COVID-19.

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Published: March 24, 2020

Amid a flurry of Executive Orders coming from his office, on March 19 Governor Cuomo signed into law a new statute requiring employers to provide quarantine leave to employees who are subject to mandatory or precautionary quarantine or isolation orders issued by the state government, the Department of Health or other government entities with the authority to issue such an order.

 

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Published: March 23, 2020

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker issued a new emergency order today, March 23, 2020, concerning the continued operations of "essential services," the closure of certain workplaces, and revised assemblage restrictions (the "Order"). Below is a non-exhaustive list of key provisions of the Order. If you have any questions about your specific business operations or other COVID-19 related matters, please let us know.

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Published: March 12, 2020

On Tuesday, March 10th, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued its much anticipated decision in Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc., et al.,(A-91-18) (082836), affirming that a medical cannabis patient can assert a claim for employment discrimination under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD) for an adverse employment action based on an employee’s off-site medical cannabis use.

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