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Paid Sick Leave Coming to New Jersey in the Fall for Workers

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Paid Sick Leave Coming to New Jersey in the Fall for WorkersWorkers in New Jersey will be provided paid sick leave in the fall under a new bill signed on Wednesday by Governor Phil Murphy. The paid sick leave bill, A-1827, mandates that employers must provide one hour of paid sick leave to employees for every 30 hours worked, which will be capped at 40 hours per year. Sick days may be comprised of personal illnesses and injuries, tending to family members who are sick or injured, for domestic and sexual violence matters, and when a child’s school or child care is closed due to public health concerns or a medical epidemic. On October 29, the bill will go into effect.

Employers cannot retaliate against their employees who use paid sick leave under the new statewide bill. Over one million employees in New Jersey who were previously not afforded this opportunity will be able to take advantage of the policy when sicknesses or injuries befall their families or themselves. It is hoped that it will protect employees and cement their value as contributors to the state’s economy and work force.

If you experienced workplace discrimination or retaliation by an employer, contact our South Jersey employment lawyers at Sidney L. Gold & Associates, P.C. at 215-569-1999 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation.

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