Terms of Employment: New Jersey
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Beth C. Rogers, Law Offices of Beth C. Rogers, LLC
- New Jersey state laws prohibit certain types of discrimination and retaliation in employment decisions. See New Jersey Employment Antidiscrimination Laws.
- In New Jersey, employment relationships are presumed to be at-will. See The At-Will Employment Relationship.
- New Jersey recognizes various exceptions to the at-will presumption. See Exceptions to the At-Will Employment Relationship.
- In New Jersey, restrictive covenant must be designed to protect legitimate business interests and to extend no further than is reasonably necessary to protect those interests. See Restrictive Covenants in Employment Contracts.