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NJ: Employers Can’t Ask for Social Media Passwords

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NorthJersey.com reports that New Jersey governor Chris Christie has signed a law that prohibits employers from asking both current and prospective employees for their social media passwords. The legislation also states that employers cannot require applicants to waive or limit their rights as delineated in the newly signed law. While the legislation stops employers from […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

September 16th, 2013 at 9:21 am

Camden Adopts Business Curfew

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Camden’s City Council has unanimously voted for a business curfew with the goal of stamping out crimes such as drug trafficking that occur near late-night takeout restaurants. The next step for the ordinance is a review by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, and then if approved and published, would take effect 20 days […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

August 16th, 2011 at 10:24 am

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NJ Law Would Prohibit Discrimination Against Unemployed

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Today the New Jersey Legislature is scheduled to vote on an employment anti-discrimination law that would prohibit employers from posting job advertisements that imply or state that current employment is one of the prerequisites for the position. If passed, each violation of the law could cost employers up to $10,000. New Jersey’s unemployment rate is […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

October 14th, 2010 at 9:23 am