HR and Employment Law Resources for New Jersey

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New Jersey is considered to be an employee-friendly state. Examples of this can be seen by looking at the state antidiscrimination law, where several different protected classes are added to federal law, including gender identity. Another example is that the state does not allow use of a lie detector test except in limited circumstances.

This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in New Jersey.

New Jersey Handbook

Create or update your New Jersey Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook policy statements. The New Jersey Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available policy statements, including:

Whistleblower Protections (Conscientious Employee Protection Act)

Family Leave

Paid Sick Time (Jersey City) [10+ Employees]

Pregnancy Accommodation

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A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help New Jersey employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.

New Jersey HR Law at a Glance