Is there a Difference between FMLA and NJFLA?

The federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA) are laws that provide protection to employees who need to take unpaid family leave without fear of losing their jobs. There are certain requirements for eligibility under both the federal and state laws. Eligible employees who have been unfairly denied family leave have the right to sue their employer for compliance and possible compensation. Federal Family Medical Leave Act The federal Family Medical Leave Act[…] Read More

Can I Take Family Leave in New Jersey?

As of June 30, 2019, more employees are eligible for leave under New Jersey’s Family Leave Act (NJFLA), which offers certain benefits beyond the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Previously, only employers with 50 or more employees had to comply with the NJFLA. Now, the NJFLA applies to those employing at least 30 workers during each working day in the “20 or more calendar workweeks in the then current or immediately preceding calendar year.” New Jersey Family Medical[…] Read More