New Jersey Questions and Answers

My employer (hospital) just made me aware that my hourly rate was higher, and that payroll did not change my salary when I transferred to another department for more pay. Does my employer have to pay me retroactively for two years.
My employer (NJ hospital) made an error on my hourly rate for the past two years. I was being paid less than I should have. My employer said I will not get the retroactive pay correction. Is this true...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 12, 2017 11:40 AM [EST]  |  applies to New Jersey

unpaid severance pay
I was employed with a mid sized company for 10 years until my employment was terminated in 2014. I was on FMLA bc of my father's illness and was unable to return after the FMLA expired. I filed for um...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 3, 2017 11:01 AM [EST]  |  applies to New Jersey

i got a letter while i was on fmla i live in nj hr had sent me a letter back in jan saying i had 5 days to contact them or i will be terminated was this a violation.
hr sent me a 5 day to call letter or i will be fired i had to contact there corp office and i was told ignore that letter do i have a case
1 answer  |  asked Apr 28, 2017 2:00 PM [EST]  |  applies to New Jersey

FMLA TERM My employer has just informed me via email that going forward my intermittent time frame for FMLA leave will be approved for 6 months terms. I have a 5 year old daughter with Down Syndrome who I have to take yo Dr appt, therapists, surgeries and
Worked for my company 20 years, been approved for past three years for FMLA: 12 month term with 12 weeks. Now being told with intermittent leave I will only be approved for 6 month term. Do I still ge...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 30, 2017 06:09 AM [EST]  |  applies to New Jersey

Can I make a claim for unpaid wages after I already signed a severance release?
I have been working two management roles as an exempt employee for five months, but only receiving my normal salary for only one management role. I am now involuntarily leaving under a massive lay off...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 8, 2017 12:27 PM [EST]  |  applies to New Jersey

Non Compete agreement working in NJ and my employer is in TX
I have been working as a contractor to Nj based clinet ABC from last 2 years. Last year my Texas based employer XYZ made me sign non-compete employment agreement. Now, my client ABC has ended the cont...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 26, 2017 12:30 PM [EST]  |  applies to New Jersey

My job wants me to sign a letter of them decreasing my salary and stretching my hours to 50 a week.
Which means I wont be eligible for overtime unless I work over 50 hours. I was brought on with the intentions I would be working 40 hours a week at my certain salary. Now, they decreased my pay and st...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 18, 2016 10:24 AM [EST]  |  applies to New Jersey

NJ Unemployment benefits pended, is this due to my 401K withdrawal?
I was recently laid off from my job 3 months ago (employed with same company for 10 years) and have been receiving unemployment benefits in NJ at the maximum amt. In Nov 2016 the benefits run out and ...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 30, 2016 4:21 PM [EST]  |  applies to New Jersey

1 answer  |  asked Aug 17, 2016 09:24 AM [EST]  |  applies to New Jersey

Non-compete for an out of state employer
I am working for a Georgia based software consulting company in New Jersey for its client. I am working for their client’s customer and I am planning to leave the Job. I was offered a job by another...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 20, 2016 3:41 PM [EST]  |  applies to New Jersey

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