Process of Termination: New Jersey
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Michael C. Jacobson, XpertHR Legal Editor
- New Jersey employers must comply with state law pertaining to payment of final wages when an employee resigns from employment. See Final Paycheck.
- New Jersey employers have discretion whether to offer unused paid time off days or other outstanding benefits to employees who resign. See Benefits Upon Resignation.
- Employers may ask outgoing employees to execute non-compete agreements or restrictive covenants, but should be aware that such agreements will only be enforceable if they meet an evidentiary standard. See Restrictive Covenants.