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Costello & Mains, P.C.

The New Jersey Employment Rights Lawyers - Discrimination, Harassment, Discharge, Wage & Hour, Whistleblower

18000 Horizon Way, Suite 800 - Mount Laurel, NJ 08054


Law Offices of Gina Mendola Longarzo, L.L.C.

Gina's legal practice focuses on the defense of those charged with criminal offenses in Federal, State, and Municipal Court, as well as the representation of individuals in civil rights, employment, and discrimination suits.

400 Main Street - Chatham, NJ 07928


Richard A. Dunne, Esq.

An Experienced Employment and Personal Injury Attorney is Ready to Fight for You

1199 Route 22 East - Mountainside, NJ 07092


David B. Rubin A Professional Corporation

David B. Rubin, P.C., was founded in 1995 by David B. Rubin, a member of the New Jersey bar since 1977.

44 Bridge Street P.O. BOX 4579 - Metuchen, NJ 08840

(732) 767-0440

Law Offices of Beth C. Rogers

New Jersey Employment Lawyer - Representing individuals in wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination and retaliation claims. Former NJ Deputy Attorney General.

41 Vreeland Ave. - Totowa, NJ 07512


Deutsch Atkins, P.C


25 Main Street Court Plaza North, Suite 104 - Hackensack, NJ 07601


McMoran, O'Connor & Bramley, P.C.

Law Firm in Wall Township, NJ

2399 Highway 34, Ramshorn Ext. Center Unit D, Suite D-1 - Wall Township, NJ 08736


Heizler Pentony, P.C. Attorneys at Law

HEIZLER PENTONY is here to serve you. Our efficiently sized firm is designed to provide the real attorney-client relationship you want but can rarely get from the large law firms that you see advertising on television.

54 East Water Street, The Giberson House - Toms River, NJ 08753


In New Jersey, like anywhere else, employment plays a main role in people’s lives. Employment is a vital part of society and New Jersey labor laws equalize the bargaining power between employer and employees in order to maintain a balance and satisfying environment for society.

Union affiliation of employed wage and s

Beginning in January 2003, data reflect revised population controls used in the household survey. Data refer to the sole or principal job of full- and part-time workers exluded are all self-employed workers regardless of whether in New Jersey
Total Employed 2003. 3,777
Total Members of unions 737
Percent of Employed 19.5
Total Employed Represented by Unions 801
Persent Total Employed 2004 21.2
Total Employed 2004. 3,769
Total Members of unions 745
Percent of Employed 19.8
Total Employed Represented by Unions 813
Persent of Total Employed 2004 21.6

Source: U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics

Labor laws in New Jersey primarily regulate the relationship between employers and unions and grant employees the rights to engage in certain activities, such as strikes, to have their demands fulfilled. New Jersey workers rely on labor laws to rectify unfair employment practices. Our New Jersey labor law lawyers have dealt with various cases protecting each worker's and employer’s rights in order to maintain a fair relationship between both parties.

Our New Jersey labor law lawyers specialize in all aspects of labor law and possess solid knowledge concerning:

  • Arbitration / grievances / mediation
  • Business immigration
  • Collective bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment agreements
  • Employment class action defense
  • Employment counseling
  • Employment litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike support
  • Supervisor training
  • Workplace security
  • Wrongful discharge

Maintaining an equal and fair employee/employer relationship should be in everybody’s interest. If you have any questions, or if you are concerned that one of your rights as a New Jersey worker or employer has been violated, contact one of our New Jersey labor law lawyers immediately.

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New Jersey Audio

Labor Dept. Expands Overtime Laws

AUDIO, RM, 44Kbps, 4:09, 4/20/2004

The Bush administration releases new rules governing which employees have the right to receive overtime pay. While not as far-reaching as some lawmakers had desired, the central revision raises the threshold for overtime from workers earning $65,000 to those making $100,000.
Source: NPR


News about Labor Law cases in New Jersey and nationwide:

Justice Department Settles Employment Discrimination Lawsuit

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Fatal Accident Proposed Penalties Total $154,800

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Aleluya Roofing Co., Miami, ... Read more >

Violations Of the New Overtime Law

U.S. Labor Department Recovers Over $2.2 Million in Back Wages for 600 Employees of Action Force Security Inc. in Puerto Rico NEW Y... Read more >

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Employment Topics

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employment Litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Mediation
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike Support
  • Wrongful Discharge

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Employment Terms

Child Labor Law

This law states what types of jobs children may work and what type of work they can not do.


The total quantity of goods and services consumers are willing and able to buy at all possible prices during some time period.

Federal Reserve Bank

One of the 12 operating arms of the Federal Reserve System, located throughout the United States, that together with their 25 branches carry out various functions of the U.S. central bank system.

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