Anyone who turns on a TV in Morristown to watch the news will be hit these days with stories about the pandemic, civil unrest and a reeling economy, among others. It is in that context understandable that some news outlets gloss over important information about ever-changing New Jersey employment law.
The administration of New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy recently unveiled what is being called "the right to refuse to return to work." The administration touts it as protection for workers in the state from work conditions in which they could be exposed to the coronavirus.
As New Jersey businesses reopen and employees return to the workplace, it's important for employers to take steps to keep their staffs safe.
Regular readers of our Morristown employment law blog know that we addressed some of the issues facing New Jersey employers as businesses begin to reopen and workers begin to return.