Does This Law Apply to My Organization in New Jersey?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related New Jersey laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law1 Covered Employers2
Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) All employers
Emergency Responders Employment Protection Act All employers
Genetic Privacy Act All employers
Health Care Continuation Law Employers with two to 50 employees
Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act Employers with 100 or more employees and in business for longer than three years
New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act All employers
New Jersey Equal Pay Act (NJEPA) All employers
New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA) Employers with 50 or more employees
New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD or LAD) All employers
New Jersey Pregnant Worker's Fairness Act (NJPWFA) All employers
New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act (NJ SAFE Act) Employers with 25 or more employees
New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act All employers
New Jersey Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Control Act All employers
Opportunity to Compete Act Employers with 15 or more employees

1Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.
2Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.