New Jersey to Uber: $649 Million, Please

Evil HR Lady

While the world focused on California’s treatment of Uber drivers as contractors, New Jersey quietly audited and decided that yes, Uber drivers (despite the NLRB ruling) were contractors. Uber spokeswoman, Alix Anfang told The New York Times, “We are challenging this preliminary but incorrect determination because drivers are independent contractors in New Jersey and elsewhere.” Uber considers its drivers to be independent contractors.

New Jersey Makes It Illegal To Require Victims in Discrimination or Harassment Cases to Remain Silent

Evil HR Lady

But, New Jersey has decided enough is enough , and from now on, if the victim wants to keep everything quiet, they can, but if they want to speak up, there’s nothing to stop them. Employment attorney, Eric Meyer, explains the changes as follows: To keep reading, click here: New Jersey Makes It Illegal To Require Victims in Discrimination or Harassment Cases to Remain Silent.


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Unemployed need not apply – now illegal in New Jersey

Career Copilot

Now we can add “being unemployed” to the list, at least in New Jersey. We all know that it is illegal to not hire someone based on gender, race or disabilities. Yesterday, the NJ legislature passed a bill that prohibits companies from publishing a job post that states that the unemployed need not apply. As [.]. job hunting

“Work in New Jersey; employer in Massachusetts. Which state’s lawyers can help me?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

I live in New Jersey and have worked out of my home office from the beginning I am currently negotiating a settlement. If I need a lawyer, how do I determine if they should be from Massachusetts or New Jersey? . Morristown, New Jersey. Question: Hi, Alan. I was terminated by a company here in the U.S. that is based in Massachusetts.

“I have a question about your recent post about New Jersey employees’ rights to copy company documents without being fired for it in retaliation.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: In a recent blogpost you wrote about a New Jersey Supreme Court case that said it may be okay for an employee to copy company documents and bring them up in a court case against the employer. . Isn’t it unfair to employees without access to documents? . Rick. Flemington, New Jersey. The legal decision you refer to, the New Jersey Supreme Court’s decision in Quinlan vs. Curtiss-Wright Corporation, has many people quite interested.

“Is it true that in New Jersey it is now legal for an employee to copy company documents to use in court cases, without fear of being fired for it?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: I recently heard that in New Jersey it is now all right for an employee to copy company documents to use to prove discrimination, without fear of being fired for it. Is it unfair to employees without access to documents? . Dennis. Princeton, New Jersey. The case you are referring to is the decision of New Jersey’s highest court a few weeks ago in a case named “Quinlan vs. Curtiss-Wright Corporation.”

2010 116

Why Unemployment Statistics Can Be Very Misleading

The Undercover Recruiter

By using the ‘ official unemployment rate ’ nearly 90,000 New Jersey residents had their unemployment benefits cut off on December 28th as Congress failed to vote on extending long-term benefits before going on recess until early next year. Career Management Life Skills Networking connect employ employment hiring managers Network New Jersey Recruiters skills statistics stats system unemployment Statistics. They’re great if used appropriately and they’re understood.

2014 64

Chasing Balloons

Learning Voyager

To the surprise of many, New Jersey has a lot going for it, including the annual Festival of Ballooning , held in the Summer from Solberg Airport in the rolling hills of central NJ. Driving from where we live in New Brunswick to Whitehouse Station did not take long. New JerseyMy wife and I got up early today for the chance to see the balloons take off. Using our GPS, we found our way to a field near the airport just as the colorful flotilla was taking off.

NJ 46

Telling Your STORY

Learning Voyager

Dix in southern New Jersey, the Ultimate Warrior Job Fair brought area employers together with returning soldiers who are transitioning back to civilian life. The opportunity was to create and sustain a new Iraqi army, different from the old one under the previous regime. Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.

2010 61

It’s Time To Start Recruiting Satisfactory Employees To Work At Okay Companies

Evil HR Lady

I had the amazing opportunity to go Jersey (Isle of, not New Jersey) to speak at their inaugural DisruptHR event. If you haven’t been to a DisruptHR event, you’re missing out! It's Time To Start Recruiting Satisfactory Employees To Work At Okay Companies | Suzanne Lucas | DisruptHR Talks from DisruptHR on Vimeo. The post It’s Time To Start Recruiting Satisfactory Employees To Work At Okay Companies appeared first on Evil HR Lady. Exclusive EHRL Uncategorize

2019 163

The Change Formula

Learning Voyager

Yesterday, I attended a New Jersey Organization Development Network meeting where the presenters shared their story of business transformation at a very large and well-known company. argument) about a controversial topic at our church: whether to build a new church building, a parish center, and a gym for the school. V - Then you need a Vision for change, an idea for a new more desirable state. Here We Are. Now What? Sail away from the safe harbor.

2009 40

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This empowering quote was submitted by Mellinda F, of Newark, New Jersey. Check out our new Section entitled “COVID, Work and the Law,” for Insight, Information and Self-Help Materials. “Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world.”

2021 130

A Tale of Two Sisters: Overcoming Addiction

Ms. Career Girl

My sister, Lisa, and I grew up in a great suburban upper-class town in New Jersey. Sharon . How many people think the person closest to them might not be telling them the truth… Every. Single. That was me. My name is Sharon and currently I am 50 years old.

2021 207

The Five C’s Of Communications For The Future Of Work (DisruptHR)

Stern + Associates

Our Senior Vice President, Joan Bosisio, presented at DisruptHR Northern New Jersey’s inaugural meetup to discuss communication in the age of the machine. The future of work brings many challenges, The post The Five C’s Of Communications For The Future Of Work (DisruptHR) appeared first on Stern Strategy Group. In the News Communication disruption

Bear in Mind The Difference in State Laws If You Drive For Work


Other ‘no fault’ states include Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania – to name just a few. If you are buying a new or second-hand car, you might want to inquire about traffic jam assist as well.

2020 169

Should I Work on Holidays

Careers Done Write

New Jersey. Dear Deb, Q. My boss just came to me and asked me to work on Monday, which is a holiday - my family had plans to go away for the long weekend. It's not like we have any looming deadlines, she is trying to get us caught up on some projects. Should I do it? –J.W., All kidding aside while it might be reasonable to ask employees to put in some extra time to hit a tight deadline for a deliverable, giving you no notice is unfair and unreasonable.

2011 153

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

from Tenafly, New Jersey. “I do not believe in a fate that falls on people however they act. But I do believe in a fate that falls on people unless they act.” ” – G.K. Chesterton. Writer, Poet, Philosopher. No one is immune from insecurity, unfairness, disappointment, injustice or pain at work, or in other parts of their life. They hit us all, to one degree or another, sooner or later.

2017 100

Parental Leave and How It Will Impact Your Career

Competitive Resumes

California is the first to adopt 12 or 13 years, then Rhode Island, and recently, New York. E.g., “ the maximum in New Jersey that anyone could get taken. And it funds an insurance system where you could take in New Jersey up to six weeks of Family leave, and you get wage replacement up to a certain amount that is paid out of the insurance funds.” California is the first to adopt 12 or 13 years, then Rhode Island, and recently, New York. *

2017 131

Personalize Your Job Hunt


Personal Touch A recent WSJ article described how 97-year-old Lillian Brownstein landed a job in 1938 by knocking on doors in an office building in New Jersey. Most people who are job-hunting use career sites, other online resources, head-hunters, networking and send out zillions of résumés. With so many out of work it seems like those who find a job have hit on some magic formula. If you aren’t one of the lucky few, maybe it’s time to shake it up a bit.

2011 188

You Can Still Be Fired for Being LGBTQ in Some States, but Maybe the Supreme Court Will Fix That

Evil HR Lady

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Washington all have statewide legislation protecting people against sexual orientation and gender identity. Discrimination against people for their sexual orientation is wrong, right?

2019 130

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This group of quotes was sent to us by Nancy of Barnegat, New Jersey. “He deserves Paradise who makes his companions laugh.” ” – The Koran. God has a smile on His face.”. – Psalm 42.5. “As As soap is to the body, so laughter is to the soul.”. – Jewish Proverb. “I I commend mirth.”. – Ecclesiastes 8:15. Laughter is the foundation of reconciliation.”. – St. Francis de Sales. Even the gods love jokes.”. – Plato.

2018 100

Let’s Stop Pretending Our Automated Systems Are Secure

Evil HR Lady

We moved a few months ago –just to a different suburb–but that means a new address. ” “But,” I said, “If we had moved to New Jersey instead of Switzerland, I wouldn’t need to talk to you. My husband’s life insurance policy payment, with Prudential, was due, so I decided to pay it and call and change the address.

2018 133

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Paul of New Brunswick, New Jersey, Much obliged to you, Paul. “If you really want something, you bring cash.” ” – B.B. Legendary Blues Guitarist. Promises, promises, promises. The essence of employment is that employees devote their time, energy and creativity to their employers in exchange for promises of future rewards, including raises, promotions, bonuses, stock, etc.

2018 100

Are You Making It in America?

Careers Done Write

” It’s hosted by Vinnie Politan , who hails from my home state of New Jersey. Each of you that comments below with the secret of how you are making it in America will be entered into a drawing for a new career book. With my busy days, I rarely have time for afternoon television. However, I have really enjoyed a show that airs from 4:00 to 5:00 pm Eastern on HLN, “ Making It in America.”

Questions about Ethnicity & Country of Origin

Careers Done Write

I said, “I was raised in New Jersey and moved to NYC in 2009.” Dear Deb, I had a phone interview and the hiring manager asked me what country I was from. ” Then he asked, “Was English your first language?” ” Then I got really uncomfortable. I have a slight accent, but I am very articulate. So, I was not sensitive about my speaking ability. I answered that I was born in Spain and moved to the United States at the age of nine.

2014 141

Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


GET THE INSIDE SCOOP AT THE 2015 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN LAS VEGAS! I can’t believe are less than 2 weeks away from the 2015 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. We’re knee deep in pre-conference content strategy for #HRTechConf where we’ll bring you the best insights into what you can expect at three different events in Vegas in one week. Yes, three events which are the HR Tech Tank, IAEWS Fall Congress and the HR Technology Conference.

2015 129

“What constitutes a ‘hostile work environment’?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Gillette, New Jersey. In your home state of New Jersey a bill to create such a law was introduced in 2007, but it has not yet passed the New Jersey legislature. Question : Hi, Alan. I am planning to resign after 14 years as an employee and 7 years freelance for my company. For a long time I had been managing an extremely difficult employee with very little support from HR, and dealing with her wrath for years.

2011 157

Download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas & the SHRM Annual Conf #SHRM15


Make sure you text SHRM to 55678 to get text updates when all this new content goes live and secret parties during the SHRM Annual Conference. . Over the past few weeks we’ve had numerous Facebook messages, emails, and texts into our secret club asking when we’d be launching our annual guide for the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition happening next month.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Whether this be that they’re hiring a large new workforce or doing good in the world. Bun in the oven for New Brunswick, New Jersey bakery : Wenner Bread Products plans to move facility, 250 jobs to New Brunswick. HR Work hiring job placement jobs in the workplace new jobs workplace

2014 106

ResumeBear Launches Employer Job Posting Competition to Help Get America Back to Work

Resume Bear

They will also be featured on the nationally recognized ResumeBear blog, cited in a national press release, promoted on all of ResumeBear’s social media channels, and announced on the new Chelsea Krost TV Show website. About WMCN TV: WMCN TV is an independent broadcast television station reaching nearly 3 million homes in southeastern Pennsylvania, central and southern New Jersey, and Delaware.

This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace


As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Whether this be that they’re hiring a large new workforce or doing good in the world. Bayer CropScience plants new HQ in West Sacramento, California : Global headquarters will employ up to 300. Samtec manufacturing 300 jobs in Scottsburg, Indiana: Don’t miss your chance to connect with a new career.

2014 101

Is Your Manager Candidate Authentic?

Hiring Technical People

That’s why Chris Christie is so popular as the governor of New Jersey. He’s going to keep the people of New Jersey uppermost in his thoughts, deeds, and actions, consistent with his political beliefs. One of the best things about the comments on my Vistage blog post is that they are getting my juices flowing. I’ve already stated I don’t like assessments, that I prefer auditions. See Creating Auditions for Senior Managers for more details.

2013 152

This Week’s GOOD News in the #Workplace


As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies. Whether this be that they’re hiring a large new workforce or doing good in the world. Aisin Sieki opens headquarters in Northville, Michigan : Auto supplier will employ more than 350 at new facility. SmartPost expanding in Concord, North Carolina : FedEx creates over 500 jobs with new distribution center.

2014 102

New Job Search in a New Town

Careers Done Write

New Jersey. Since you are new to the area, you can explain that you are investigating different companies and want to learn more about them. Dear Deb, Q. My husband and I recently relocated to the Northeast from California and I had to leave my job so he could get a promotion. I don’t have many contacts in this area and I have been submitting my résumé via the job boards; but I am having no luck. Do you have any recommendations to help me?

2011 154

Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


Make sure you text HRTech to 55678 to get text updates when all this new content goes live and secret parties during the HR Technology Conference. . It’s arrived. The most anticipated guide filled with nuggets of wisdom, insights, where to go and what to do in Las Vegas during the HR Technology Conference. It’s sponsored by our friends, Talent Objects.

What to do when an interviewer doesn't let you speak?

Careers Done Write

Sincerely, Celeste, New Jersey. Dear Deb: Best yet on how to have a successful phone interview. Yet, I need guidance on an issue I have never seen addressed anywhere: While this article advises the interviewee to neither interrupt nor drone on, what does the interviewee do if the interviewer is guilty of one or both? I was recently on a scheduled phone interview with the head of the NYC office of a major international headhunter.

2011 145

Four Reasons Every CEO Should Make Recruiting Calls


I recently spoke to a sharp young engineer who moved from India to New Jersey several years ago and was in the process of moving his parents from India to live with him. And – get this – he had learned the weather in OKC and Dallas are closer to what his parents have experienced and he knew they would hate the New Jersey winters. And, your company’s unique culture might just reemerge in a new light.

2015 112

Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide


Make sure to download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas and the SHRM Annual Conference Whitepaper while you’re waiting for the VIP Party Guide to launch! . Get the Inside Scoop at the SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas! I can’t believe are 6 weeks away from the 2015 SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas.

Learn Everything You Need to Know about Las Vegas & #SHRM15


SHRM15 is literally within a week and if you’ve never been you’re in for a treat! This year we’ve put together another one of our ultimate guides to the conference and Las Vegas. Whether you’re going to SHRM to network or you’re going because it’s a free trip to Vegas (let’s face it, some of you reading this are thinking just that!) we have you covered!

How to Cope with Long-Term Uncertainty

Water Cooler Wisdom

  Midnight Market , a Jersey City, New Jersey-based indoor festival that curates 20 food vendors to recreate an open air, international market, did just that. As much as experts want to predict how the coronavirus situation will pan out, the truth is that no one really knows what's going to happen. The good news is that there are several things business owners can do to reduce their uncertainty.    1. Act on the outcomes you can realistically anticipate.

2020 40

Should You Move for a Job?

Career Alley

Eight out of ten companies reimbursed or paid some relocation costs for transferees or new hires according to Atlas Van Lines. For dual-income households, job opportunities in the new location are very important. Some relocation services offer monetary compensation while the spouse/partner seeks a new job, others offer networking assistance, outplacement/career services, interviewing skills training and resume preparation assistance.

2013 243

Home Safety Tips for the Digital Age

Ms. Career Girl

While these aren’t a new development, new innovations are being invented every day to make it all the more sophisticated and accessible. Once upon a time, home security focused more on community initiatives like a neighborhood watch team.

2020 160

Why Taking A Limo May Be A Better Option

Ms. Career Girl

I had flown into Liberty International in Newark, New Jersey. The post Why Taking A Limo May Be A Better Option appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Unless you live in a Hobbit Village, you’ve heard about Uber. It’s the latest incarnation of the traditional taxi, and it’s virtually everywhere. In my opinion, in many cases it’s a better option than that smelly cab I’ve been in a few times.

2016 110