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New Jersey Abandons Severe Misconduct Disqualification of Unemployment Benefits

In yet another legislative win in favor of New Jersey workers, Governor Murphy has signed a bill eliminating the controversial severe misconduct disqualification for unemployment benefits.   As of Friday, August 24, 2018, the severe misconduct disqualification has been repealed … Continue reading

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Determining if an employer-employee relationship existed for the purposes of determining providing unemployment insurance coverage to an individual

Determining if an employer-employee relationship existed for the purposes of determining providing unemployment insurance coverage to an individualMatter of New York State Sheriffs' Assn., Inc. (Commissioner of Labor), 2018 NY Slip Op 05644, Appellate Division, Third DepartmentNew York State Sheriffs' … Continue reading

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County Worker on FMLA Leave Deemed “Unemployed” Under Texas Unemployment Compensation Act

The Texas Supreme Court recently concluded that a county employee on unpaid medical leave was “unemployed” within the meaning of the Texas unemployment compensation statute. The court’s ruling is surprising, because it appears to create a right to unemployment benefits … Continue reading

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NJ Employers- August Deadline to Reduce Unemployment Rates

NJ Employers can Reduce NJ Unemployment Rates by making a Voluntary Payment. The deadline is August 25, 2018 Read more detail on Recent Tax Law posts –

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Legal Project Work: The Solution to the Law Graduate Unemployment Crisis

Lawyer Exchange: “Market disruptors have become an economical sleeping giant – just ask taxi companies how they feel about ride sharing services! When it comes to the legal industry, though, innovation has had trouble gaining traction due to rigid business … Continue reading

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